Couples therapists in Newport Beach, California.


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Couples Counselor

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Newport Beach, CA

My doctoral research was on the difference between intense/compelling & secure/comfortable romantic love experiences and I have been studying love for the past 35 years. I taught the Interpersonal Attraction/Romantic Love course at Chapman University, along with Human Sexuality & Sexual Disorders & Treatment. I am certified in Gottman Method Couples therapy, as an ASL (Gottman) Workshop Leader, and a Gottman Method Level I Teacher. I also have trained in Emotion-Focused, Imago, and Voice Dialogue approaches to give couples in relationships of all kinds the best help available in making troubled relationships good and good relationships even better.

Couples Counselor

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Licensed Therapist & Life Coach, 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

Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Newport Beach, CA

I work from an emotionally focused attachment theory (EFT) when working with couples in Mission Viejo, CA. Research shows that humans are hardwired for a strong emotional bond. When a couple has relationship problems they experience an emotional disconnection with their partner at key moments. This leads to emotional reactions involving anger and criticism. I will work with you as a couple to help overcome those negative cycles and to re-establish your connection and strengthen your emotional bond. Through the exploration of emotions, reactions, inter-relations, and behaviors, you will be able to identify your pattern in relationship.

Couples Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

1151 Dove Street Suite 230, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Couples come in all sorts of configurations, from Mommy/baby, to employer/employee, to parent/child/adoles. and of course husbands/partners/wives. Each of these couples are tremendously intimate and are often the very place we act out, feel grave disappointments and experiences some of our highest joys. This can be an optimum place of growth for both participants. It takes courage, honesty and a willingness to look inward and outward.

Couples Counselor

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

200 Newport Center Dr., Suite 303, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Stuck in the same arguments? Does your partner have feelings for someone else? Are you dissatisfied with your sex life? Do you and your partner no longer have the closeness and love that you used to have? In couples counseling, I can help you identify and experience your emotions. I can help you make sense of, transform, and manage your emotions, improve communication, and rebuild what was lost. I can help you reconnect and and bring a renewed excitement to your relationship. Looking for a couples counselor and distinguished psychologist who is passionate about helping couples? Call, click or text (949)791-7127 today 24/7 to book an appointment.

Couples Counselor

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

2436 W. Coast Hwy., Suite 103, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Marriage counseling can be the best thing you can do for your relationship, whether you’re having marriage problems or not. Either way, the skills learned in marriage counseling can help you find happiness and satisfaction with your spouse. If you are having significant problems, and you want marriage counseling to work, you need to be willing to put everything into it. You cannot shut down and refuse to participate because you “already made your decision.” Give your marriage a chance. Give yourself and your spouse a chance to be happy. I have helped many couples, and I have found that the majority of them benefit from the therapy and gain happier marriages. Unfortunately, many couples wait ye....

Couples Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Newport Beach, CA

Couples therapy combines techniques from the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. After gathering a comprehensive history about your relationship, we will specify goals and work to build strong emotional alliances. The goal is to help lead you to a deeper understanding of each other, and then move toward more effective problem solving and accountability for communicating your needs within the relationship.

Couples Counselor

Patrice Hooke, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

1151 Dove Street, Suite 245, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Let's face it, relationships can be very difficult and confusing at times. I believe that it IS possible to have a satisfying and dynamic relationship in today's world, if we're willing to do the work. I help my clients to learn healthier ways to express themselves individually and to provide understanding and compassion for each other. I do this by teaching and practicing more effective listening and communication skills. Clients learn to focus on themselves as opposed to pointing the finger at their partner. My clients are continually excited about how these changes have transformed their once difficult relationship into a much more satisfying and fulfilling dynamic.

Couples Counselor

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

1151 Dove Street, Suite 278, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Conflict and discord often are a factor of poor communication and feelings that both partners must agree in order to be compatible. This kind of thinking can result in angry standoffs that lead to a feeling that in order for one to win the their must lose. I teach couples how to communicate and understand that difference in needs does not mean incompatibility. Working towards win-win solutions can enhance your marital satisfaction and increase intimacy. I enjoy working with couples and have a good success rate. Let me help you find happiness in your marriage.

Couples Counselor

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

Within Driving Distance of Newport Beach, CA

Practice communication skills to powerfully begin resolving those angry and blaming arguments. Write brief notes about what was said and have expert training to show your partner the love you feel and need. Learn how to express disagreements as well as affection that can transform your relationship. Find how to identify and manage the emotional baggage you are bringing to each other.


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