Couples therapy is a proven and effective approach to resolving relationship issues. Research shows that 90% of couples who participate in couples therapy report being happier and healthier in their relationship. A healthy relationship is essential for our overall well-being and happiness. When a relationship is strained or facing difficulties, it can have a significant impact on both partners' mental health and quality of life. Couples therapy in Augusta can provide the guidance and support needed to address these challenges and create positive changes in the relationship.Book a Session
Couples therapy can help you navigate and balance the roles and responsibilities within your relationship, ensuring a fair and equitable division of labor. We can discuss the division of chores, childcare, decision-making, and more.
Financial stress can put a strain on any relationship. Couples therapy can provide strategies and tools to effectively communicate and manage financial challenges together, transition to shared finances, and work through conflicts in differing spending habits.
Couples therapy can help you explore and address any differences in beliefs and values, fostering a better understanding and respect for each other's perspectives. It’s important to talk about differing beliefs and values before they escalate into a conflict.
Planning for the future can sometimes lead to disagreements and conflicts. Couples therapy can assist in creating shared goals and developing a clear roadmap for your future together. We can discuss future plans for careers, families, and where you see yourself settling down.
Couples therapy provides a safe and supportive space to address issues related to sex and intimacy, helping couples improve their emotional and physical connection. Intimacy is an important aspect of the relationship, but it can be difficult to navigate on your own.
Couples therapy can help you navigate external challenges, such as the impact of work stress, life transitions, or family dynamics, on your relationship. Even the healthiest of relationships will falter with external stress. Learn how to lean on each other and find strength with couples counseling in Augusta.
Experiencing conflict in a relationship is normal and does not indicate failure. Here are some common symptoms of a struggling relationship that may indicate the need for couples therapy:
Most couples find the results they are looking for within 12-25 sessions with a couples counselor in Augusta. This largely depends on your goals and joint willingness to change, but you can expect to learn about:
Couples therapy in Augusta is individualized and tailored to meet the specific needs of each couple. During your therapy sessions at Lifebulb, our licensed couples therapists will discuss the best counseling approach for your relationship. Here are some commonly used approaches:
Emotionally focused therapy (EFT)
This approach focuses on identifying and addressing the underlying emotions and attachment needs within a relationship to create a stronger bond and deeper connection. EFT is highly effective in addressing couples' conflicts and improving relationship satisfaction.Book a Session Today
Imago therapy helps couples understand the deep-rooted patterns and behaviors that contribute to conflicts and challenges within their relationship. By increasing awareness and offering new tools for communication and empathy, Imago therapy can guide couples toward lasting change and healing.Book a Session Today
The Gottman Method
This approach is based on decades of research and has been shown to effectively improve relationship satisfaction and strengthen marriages. The Gottman Method focuses on strengthening friendship, managing conflict, and building shared meaning in a relationship.Book a Session Today
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
CBT is a goal-oriented therapeutic approach that helps couples identify and modify negative thoughts and behaviors that contribute to relationship difficulties. CBT can be valuable in addressing specific challenges, such as communication issues or problem-solving skills.Book a Session Today