Heather Blessing, MA, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
3336 Bradshaw Road Suite 320, Sacramento, CA 95827
Every relationship is unique and has different challenges. I treat the relationship as the client and work towards making that "client" healthy and able to thrive. I work with all types of couples including trans* couples and same sex couples. Working to make the relationship healthy, often requires work for each member of the relationship as each brings a lot to the relationship. A good relationship can be the rock when you hit hard times and be the inspiration to build a wonderful future. Call now to start strengthening your relationship!
Deborah Cohen, MFT, MPH,CHT
Marriage and Family Therapist
2620 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
I use a combination of tried and true couples communication techniques to help couples create and build effective communication into their relationship. I also spend time on exploring sexual compatability and communication, when the couple wants their sexual lintimacy enhanced. IF there is lack of desire or an imbalance of desires, we address the roots of this.With couples who come for pre-marital counseling, we focus on communication skills and on common needs and wants the couple have for their impending marriage and family unit. We also look at any red flags that are showing up in the relationship.
Kathleen Oravec, LMFT #51941
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
2118 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
It can happen to any of us...everyday stressors we bring home to get taken out on the wrong person - - the one person who means more to us than anything. It leaves you both feeling awful. Maybe you are not getting enough attention, conversation, physical intimacy. The focus of relationship counseling is to change the negative path to a positive one: learn to listen to each other, support each others needs and goals, be willing to compromise, make family and relationship decisions together, stop keeping score, reconnect, relax, and enjoy each other If you reading this, you have already begun to move forward. Please call me so I can help you work through your issues and reconnect.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
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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
Michael Thaden, MS, LMFT, ATR-BC, CHT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
3808 Auburn Blvd., Suite 57, Sacramento, CA 95821
The “mechanics” of healthy healing relationships is often easier said than done. We all need a valuing mirror to validate our core experience, and this is where the healing work of therapy comes in. I emphasize a valuing approach to each person’s experience as a foundation for assisting couples in strengthening the “mechanics” of what we know facilitates healthy satisfying relationships. I am repeatedly impressed to the power of Compassion for supercharging the many brilliant tools made available to us by the likes of Harville Hendrix, John Gottman to get relationships back on track to promote the healing and growth are meant to fulfill in our personal and interpersonal relationships.
Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC # 53648
2000 L Street, Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95811
Strong and loving partnerships require commitment, respect, honesty, and a willingness to work as a team. I can teach you new ways to communicate with your partner that will allow you to resolve the recurring stressors in your relationship, handle disagreements with love and respect, and bring you to peaceful resolution. I also specialize in sexual issues and can help you bring a renewed and revitalized intimacy to your relationship.
Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC
Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist
1909 Capitol Ave. Suite I, Sacramento, CA 95814
In my work with couples I focus on helping the couple create a safe and secure connection to one another. The couple will become aware of: 1. The pattern of communication between them that disrupts connection. 2. The underlying often vulnerable feelings that are not expressed. 3. What it is that triggers each person's fear, anger or hurt. 4. Learn patterns of communication that create a safe and secure connection. Conflict will always be a part of relationships. What is key to creating a nurturing safe connection with one another is how we handle these conflicts when they occur.
Joe Borders, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
1722 Professional Dr, Sacramento, CA 95825
When working with couples, I take a very attachment based approach. We all seek to feel loved, supported, and secure in our relationships. Couples develop problems when something happens to damage this or threatens to damage this. Often times couples get into negative cycles or have been hurt by each other in the past and so come to expect to be hurt by one another. When working with couples it is my job to help each individual express their underlying emotions, fears, and insecurities, while also helping to grow empathy for one another. This ultimately helps couples to understand how their negative interactions are mostly the result of fear of getting hurt or abandoned.
Jozeffa Greer, MFT
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
718 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816
Nothing means more to you than your relationship with your partner. It's why it hurts so much when you try to get close and they shut down or find some other way to pull away. Or maybe you feel suffocated, criticized, and not enough because it feels like too much is wanted from you. You're not alone. I get how important this person is to you, and want to help you to recognize your stuck push/pull pattern so that you can feel satisfied and understood in your relationship. This is also true when there are more serious problems, like affairs or addictions. As you learn what motivates you as well as your partner, you can again renew the bond of this most important relationship.
Ameshia Arthur, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1104 Corporate way, Sacramento, CA 95831
Being in a committed relationship can be very isolating. One often puts a significant amount of time in her/his partner. In addition many people keep relationship matters confidential. The difficult part is what does one do when facing relationship challenges and are in need of guidance? Professional therapy for one, both, or all parties in the relationship can increase clarity, confidence, and intimacy, and facilitate a resolution to long standing contentions.
Philip Kolba, MA
Looking for a change? Online counseling is convenient, effective, efficient, and confidential.
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.