Couples therapists in Monte Sereno CA, California.


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Couples Counselor

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

Online Therapist / Coach

FRUSTRATED ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIPS? Stressed out about what to do next? Are you considering breakup or divorce but really want to give it a last chance? Would you like to take one more look before making any permanent decision? I can help you gain clarity, confidence in your decision making in regards to a very important matter in your life through a brief and focused counseling process.

Couples Counselor

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples often find that their hopes and expectations for finding that special person who will "make them happy" are unrealistic and a burden to an otherwise very successful relationship. I find that when you learn to listen to your partner and appreciate who they are, and risk telling them who you are and how you feel, your love will be on solid ground. I will help you focus on what you need to feel loving and loveable, and to share that with your partner.

Couples Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples counseling is helpful when two individuals want to deepen their connection (even when things in their relationship are "fine") as well as to help resolve conflicts that have not been addressed or have not been successfully addressed in the past. Top concerns usally involve money, parenting, sex, and in-laws. Improving general communication and one's ability to manage their feelings help to resolve the issues above with love, respect, and efficiency.

Couples Counselor

Doreen Maxwell MFT and Associates Experiential Psychotherapy, MFT, CHT

Marriage & Family Therapists, Certified Hakomi Psychotherapy

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

A healthy couple’s relationship emerges from a process of reflection and inquiry. It requires both people to speak from the heart about what really matters to each. If you find yourself in a difficult cycle of hurtful interactions, I can help you get to this heart-full and constructive place. It is very useful to slow things down in a session, discovering the moments in interaction, verbal or non-verbal, that trigger an automatic reaction in the other. I may find a key phrase or a movement that we will re-enact in mindfulness to study the effect on each partner. Bringing awareness to these often unconscious triggers and responses helps you get to what is needed for yourself and the other.

Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

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 kevin@kevinflemingphd.com to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php

Couples Counselor

Harry Motro, Psy.D., LMFT, P.C.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Harry is a COUPLES specialist and is dedicated to the restoration of intimacy for couples who are caught in patterns of circular arguments or disengagement. As a couples therapist, he has developed an extensive set of practical tools for you and your partner to integrate into your relationship. He has undergone specialized relationship training at the Master's and Doctoral levels. In addition, having been married for 29 years, he has learned from the ups and downs of real life, not just reading about it. Working with a couples specialist gives you the BEST CHANCE to heal your relationship so you can feel safer, more trusted and more loved.

Couples Counselor

Rob Grellman, LMFT, Psy.D.

Dr. Rob Grellman

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

The benefit of improved relating is truly remarkable !! I emphasize that couple’s work is so much more than communication. It is really about knowing and learning about yourself and being able to share this with another person. Conflicts are inevitable and will be as long as you are in the relationship, and yet through conflicts and differences is where you grow as an individual and couple. I have my own program for couple’s work called Relationship Skills – 5 A’s – that A’s stand for Attitude, Awareness, Acknowledgement, Admitting (your part of the problem), and Assertiveness. The 5 A’s are the foundation for couple’s work. Generally everyone wants to know how to measure progress, and you can by your own and other’s assessment of the 5 A’s.

Couples Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples counseling is helpful when two individuals want to deepen their connection (even when things in their relationship are "fine") as well as to help resolve conflicts that have not been addressed or have not been successfully addressed in the past. Top concerns usally involve money, parenting, sex, and in-laws. Improving general communication and one's ability to manage their feelings help to resolve the issues above with love, respect, and efficiency.

Couples Counselor

Karen Yvonne Taylor, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Do you think that you are doomed for your relationship to stay the same because your partner refuses to come to therapy? My specialty with couples counseling is to work individually with the partner that is willing to come in to counseling and work to make things better. Change and positive progress can still happen when one person makes changes, sets boundaries and clearly understands and is able to respectfully assert their wants and needs. I assist individuals in my office with a plan they can work on at home with their partner so they can have the relationship they desire.

Couples Counselor

Robin Bates-Pualuan, MS, LMFT, LPCC

Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Clinical Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Partnership has the potential to be incredibly rewarding, teaching us about ourselves through loving another. Most of us make a large emotional investment in our relationships. Because of this, partnership also has the potential to cause a huge amount of distress when it’s not working. Sometimes a struggling partnership is full of conflict and arguments, and sometimes partners just drift apart until they feel like roommates instead of lovers. Successful partnerships need respect and a core of friendship. If you and your partner are no longer friends, or you never were, I can provide you with tools to work toward a closer connection.

Couples Counselor

Rachel Kane-Cooley, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Whether you have been together a lifetime, just starting out, or somewhere in between, therapy can provide a safe, nurturing environment for exploring needs and any past pain. Successful relationships include effective communication, validation, and empathy. By learning simple communication skills in therapy and practicing them outside of therapy, trust and fulfillment can deepen. If you're trying to move past something painful, therapy can also help expedite the healing process.

Couples Counselor

Aurianne Dorsay, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

I work with couples who are in a host of stages of relationship and wanting to improve their communication and their harmony in relationship. In some cases, I work with married couples around increasing passion and decreasing conflict; with others, I help after a betrayal or one of the many issues that being in a couple can present. Most important, I provide a safe space for couples to know themselves both individually and in the context of their unique couplehood.

Couples Counselor

Randi Fredricks, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

I view couples therapy as extremely collaborative, and I use a strong team approach to get quick results. I am very involved in the session at all times and will honestly communicate to you what I see, feel and think. I begin by establishing a vision for the relationship, which incorporates the ideals of both members. My office becomes a safe haven, where problems can be discussed without fear of pain, judgment or retribution. Our consultation time is used as a living laboratory, a place where we can explore different styles, interventions and techniques. These can be used to change hurtful and destructive patterns in the relationship and create a stronger, more open connection.

Couples Counselor

Adam Dorsay, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

It is said that our greatest fears and vulnerabilities show up in relationship. I assist partners in communicating more authentically and attempt to assist the couple to reduce their barriers by helping each partner voice fears, longings, hurts, and wants. Ultimately, I try to help couples have a more harmonious, loving, and fulfilling connection.

Couples Counselor

Jayn Rajandran, LMFT, CGE, DTS, MA I/O Psychology

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

I am a certified Gottman's educator with a lot of research that supports my work. I try to assist couples in ensuring that the partnership is fulfilled, supportive, filled with passion and joy. The negative aspects of a relationship can be avoided if you are willing to explore how the influences of your family of origin, your life experiences and circumstances, could play out over time in your relationship. I will teach you tools and skills that will help you move forward, break bad habits, communicate in a healthier and respectful way in all aspects of your relationship. Sometimes I work individually and sometimes I work in the dyad, depending on what is standing in the way.

Couples Counselor

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

The feeling of falling in love can feel so wonderful and our life can seem full of promise. As time goes by, we must face the reality of our lives and the person whom we love. We may believe, "I have fallen out of love." The key to healthy intimate relationships is to calm ourselves internally as individuals and connect with our pleasant feelings; this is healthy emotional regulation. The better that I regulate my emotions as an individual, the stronger I can create a bond with my partner or spouse. A secure bond is the foundation of a relationship that is both satisfying and co-creative. This is the promise of love that we glimpsed when we initially fell in love.

Couples Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples may they be in a dating relationship, living together, engaged to marry, married, in business together, separating, divorcing, fighting over children, property, alimony or visitation, are often confronted with a breakdown in communication and an inability to resolve conflicts. Couple counseling aims to reveal the disconnect within a couple that often once had the ability to connect and function in harmony. Couples can quickly get off track with one another and need skilled guidance to help them learn to resolve conflicts, once again listen and communicate effectively as well as to be able to disagree without forcing the relationship to end.

Couples Counselor

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Would you like to create a more loving, fulfilling relationship as a couple? Couple's counseling is a great way to invest in your relationship and get to know yourself and your partner more deeply. I use a strengths-based approach with couples, looking at what drew you together, what is working well in your relationship and how you can leverage your loving feelings to create a strong, lasting relationship.

Couples Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

There are countless models of healthy romantic relationships, from monogamous to polyamorous, and unique variations between partners. The scripts for dating and longterm relationships of our parents’ generations may not be applicable to your relationship, and there is no formal education in how to be a good partner or how to identify unhealthy relationships. But there is psychological research that shows that effective communication, emotional openness, intimacy, and other factors contribute to healthy relationships. Creating these conditions are skills that can be learned. I practice brief humanistic and emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help my LGBTQ and hetero clients learn these skills.

Couples Counselor

Eileen Goldman, MA MFT

Liscensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

I specialize in Couples Work and Marriage Counseling. I'm trained by the Couples Institute of Menlo Park, as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Gottmann Method. Having been married myself for 25 years - and worked through my share of challenges in relationship - I have a good understanding for what it takes to heal, trust, and build intimacy with someone. Most of our communication as a couple is in fact asking the question "are you there for me?". In couples counseling we will explore that basic premise and understand how to make our partners feel it, as well as how we can each motivate our partner to WANT to make us feel that way.

Couples Counselor

Jean Galica, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couple relationships can be the most difficult of all of life's relationships and yet the most rewarding. It is a learning process--just like learning to dance flawlessly and beautifully with another person. It is not just about learning how to meet the needs of another person in the relationship, but also how to get your needs met in the relationship so you have a win-win situation. For a relationship to be secure, loving, intimate, and fulfilling for both individuals, there cannot be any losers. It takes work to create and craft your personalized relationship, but it is not impossible, especially when you seek the help of an objective third party who wants to help.

Couples Counselor

Doreen Maxwell MFT and Associates Experiential Psychotherapy, MFT, CHT

Marriage & Family Therapists, Certified Hakomi Psychotherapy

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

A healthy couple’s relationship emerges from a process of reflection and inquiry. It requires both people to speak from the heart about what really matters to each. If you find yourself in a difficult cycle of hurtful interactions, I can help you get to this heart-full and constructive place. It is very useful to slow things down in a session, discovering the moments in interaction, verbal or non-verbal, that trigger an automatic reaction in the other. I may find a key phrase or a movement that we will re-enact in mindfulness to study the effect on each partner. Bringing awareness to these often unconscious triggers and responses helps you get to what is needed for yourself and the other.

Couples Counselor

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Being part of a loving couple is hard work. My clients often come to me when they feel their lives and their relationship spiraling out of control. I help my clients to look back at what brought them together, to see what is currently tearing them apart, and to explore past family patterns and make certain they are not being blinldy repeated. As the elements of the current situation become clearer, I help my clients learn important tools to foster clear communication, understanding and empathy. Armed with greater understanding and important tools, they can heal their wounds and find joy comfort and support being together.

Couples Counselor

Connect2 Marriage Counseling Chandrama Anderson, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples call us saying they argue a lot, don't talk, are not intimate anymore, or there's been an affair. They don't feel heard or are misunderstood. Couples may resort to blaming one another, and losing the support they once had. It doesn't have to be this way. Our therapists work with you to feel better and be happier. Each therapist is highly experienced, and starts with you where you are. We are unbiased and build trust with both partners. We also offer Wrap-Around Couples Counseling, which offers additional support for each person and the process goes more quickly. Each person has his or her own therapist, as well as a couples therapist. Your care is coordinated among the therapists.

Couples Counselor

Dr. Jim Hutt, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

All couples run in to difficulties--some big, some small and most repetitive. Using state of the art techniques I can guide you through a process that helps you break the patterns of interaction with your partner that are causing the distance. Maybe you've lost the spark, and you want it back, or neither of you feels understood, and you desperately want to be heard. In my 30+ years of experience, it has become clear to me that couples need a way to connect or re-connect that works and lasts. I'll show you how.

Couples Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Monte Sereno, CA

Couples may they be in a dating relationship, living together, engaged to marry, married, in business together, separating, divorcing, fighting over children, property, alimony or visitation, are often confronted with a breakdown in communication and an inability to resolve conflicts. Couple counseling aims to reveal the disconnect within a couple that often once had the ability to connect and function in harmony. Couples can quickly get off track with one another and need skilled guidance to help them learn to resolve conflicts, once again listen and communicate effectively as well as to be able to disagree without forcing the relationship to end.

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