Brad Wasserman, LCSW-C
Psychotherapist for Adults, Adolescents, Couples & Families
18900 Bluewillow lane, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20886
Most couples share one significant challenge -- how to resolve conflict successfully. Conflict is a constant part of life -- partners may disagree about where to go for dinner or might argue about a major issue like how to manage finances. In most relationships, even small conflicts remain unresolved because couples use ineffective passive, agressive, and passive-aggressive communication styles. Every unresolved conflict creates a little more resentment and a little more tension. My focus in couples work is on helping clients to learn how to communicate with and hear one another and how to resolve conflict successfully. The result is healthier relationships and happier couples.
Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Clarksburg, Maryland 20871
As marriage and family Therapist, I have specialized training to work with couples. I assist couples in more than communication. I help them build connection, which is the glue of a relationship. All relationships can get into a negative pattern, but without a secure bond the relationship can spin out of control. I assist couples in learning about each partners attachment style and help the couple build healthy problem solving skills through bonding. I offer premarital counseling with an online assessment. If you want to improve a longterm relationship, or heal wounds of infidelity, lets get to the heart of the matter. We all want to know we are important to our partner.
Beth Levine, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
932 Hungerford Drive, #2A, Rockville, Maryland 20850
Couples usually go to therapy when they are feeling distressed. Maybe they are also feeling isolated from each other, distrustful, or like they just can't communicate with each other. I like to start by getting to know what is is like for each of you to be in your relationship and how each of you understands how your relationship ended up in this distressed place. When I work with couples, I use a model called Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT). EFT provides me with a map, a way to help couples out of their stuck places. I have earned my Certification as an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Supervisor.
Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C
Relationship Therapist for Couples and Singles
14504 Pebblewood Drive, North Potomac, Maryland 20878
Once, one of my clients told me that their mother told them, "90% of couples' problems had to do with: Unmet Expectations, Undelivered Communications, and Unresolved Conflicts." That covers a lot of ground & rings true, doesn't it? At the same time, "knowing why" there are problems, is not the same thing as "knowing what to do" to address your concerns, nor "actually doing" what is necessary (realistically & practically) to address your concerns. Let me be your "guide" in helping you "traverse the terrain of the heart" -- whether you want to build a solid foundation for your relationship, heal & repair it, enhance it, sort out 'where to from here' or end it in the most humane & sane way.
Tamar Barnett, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
849 Quince Orchard Blvd, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Relationships can be difficult. It can help to get support in navigating relationship changes and roadblocks. Couples counseling can help you to improve communication, to address intimacy issues, and to identify how to meet your relationship needs. By understanding how your past impacts your current relationship, you can change unhealthy relationship patterns.
Becky Roth, MSW, LGSW, CPC
Career and Life Coach
11904 F Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Are you frustrated with your partner's career or life plan? As your career or life coach, I can help you get a plan to help decrease your stress. Together we navigate the path to realizing your ideal life vision. During the coaching process, we work to identify your core values, enhance your strengths, increase your self awareness and to ensure that we find you and your partner a career or life plan.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Baltimore, New York 20777
What are the most common couples' issues? If you are thinking "communication, conflict, sex, money, child rearing" you are correct. However, most therapists will go after the symptom on each side of the couple fence thinking that the way to effective change is by getting each party to "work" on their respective "issue". Many times the parties don’t agree but comply. Imagine if you could align the unconscious brains of a couple and stop the "working on your issues" part that has become so popular in therapy settings? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php
Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 706, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Sometimes a couple reaches a place where they need to work on resolving different conflict in their relationship. There may be communication issues and the ability to make thoughtful decisions about the relationship is lost. I use the Gottman approach to help you identify where the major issues are and interventions to help improve communication. I will be your neutral mediator, I do not take sides. My focus will be on the relationship and both of you will get time to give your story. The couple will have an opportunity to talk through the issues and at times figure out what the issues are.
Mark Napack, MS, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
6810 Montrose Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Couples counseling can be a deeply rewarding and positive experience. It can lead to deeper connection, better communication and a better sense of self as an individual. Dysfunctional patterns from the past can be broken and new and life-giving patterns can be learned. As an experienced couples counselor, I aim at helping you to have the best relationship possible. I look forward to hearing from you
Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Certified Sex Addiction & Anger Management Therapist
6260 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852
Learning that one's spouse or partner has been living a "secret" sexual life can very quickly lead to the dissolution of a marriage or relationship. I work with couples to help heal the damage that one spouse has done to the marriage and family. Couples therapy can also be helpful in helping couples heal from the damage caused by a spouse's anger issues.
Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
10410 Kensington Parkway, Suite 219, Kensington, Maryland 20895
I provide couples counseling (including marriage counseling) to helping you explore current challenges in your relationship. Are you suffering in your relationship due to consistent conflict, an inability to effectively communicate, lack of intimacy, separation, and simply growing apart? Do you want to find more effective ways to relate to one another and acquire a new sense of intimacy and closeness? Consider couple's counseling to acquire a new awareness of how you can become more effective in your relationship. Give counseling a try; you are deserving of this. Give me a call for a free phone consult to discuss your concerns. 240.292.6127. Make it a good day - - be well. Laurieann
John Rhead, Ph.D., CGP
5560 Sterrett Pl. #205, Columbia, Maryland 21044
Committed and loving connections with a partner are probably the most challenging and potentially healing of all relationships in life. Deep fears of closeness tend to get in the way of realizing such potential, often without being consciously recognized as fears. I help partners in couples to find ways of being gentle and honest with each other and with themselves as they confront and overcome their fears.
Ann Klein, LCSW-C, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist
6239 Plaited Reed, Columbia, Maryland 21044
Many couples have difficulties communicating. There may have been an affair or there may be a loss of intimacy. I can teach you powerful ways to respectfully resolve issues, communicate and connect in a safe, nurturing way to restore caring and love. You can learn effective ways to bring healing and forgiveness back into your relationship. Since each couple is unique, I use a variety of approaches, such as, the 'Couples Dialogue' developed by Dr. Harville Hendrix, Emotionally Focused Therapy of Dr. Susan Johnson, research of Dr. John Gottman, among others. I also help premarital couples to avoid pitfalls in their relationship and prepare for a successful long-term relationship.