How can couples heal a relationship that is in trouble ?
What causes both partners distress?
The patterns that a couple has develped have unfolded slowly into a painful drama. This dysfunticational drama that may exist for some coulpes, is not easy to change without intervention. Many people are not even aware of their own behaviors and it usually takes a experienced therapist to help couples gain some objectivity and clarity to change behaviors.
Patients will learn new communication skills to speak to their partners so they can experience a respectful loving and kind way to ask for what each patrner needs in a relationship. Particulary ,when one or both parties doesn’t feel listened to or accepted for who they are.