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Couples Therapy at Lifebulb in Marietta, GA

If you and your partner are facing challenges in your relationship, couples therapy can provide the guidance and support you need to navigate through them. Strengthen your relationship with couples therapy in Marietta today.

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Does Couples Therapy in Marietta Work?

Couples therapy has proven to be highly effective in helping couples solve their problems and find happiness together. In fact, 90% of couples who have attended couples therapy report being happier and healthier. It's important to prioritize the health of your relationship because a healthy relationship provides a strong foundation for individual well-being and overall satisfaction in life. To learn more about how couples counseling can help you, give our team a call.

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What Can Couples Therapy Help You With?

Every relationship is unique, and a healthy relationship looks different for everyone. Seeking couples therapy is not a sign of weakness but rather a proactive step towards building a stronger and more fulfilling bond with your partner. Couples therapy in Marietta can help address various relationship issues, including but not limited to:
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Couples therapy helps establish clear roles and responsibilities within the relationship, promoting harmony and reducing conflicts. Our Marietta couples therapists can help you divide chores, assign financial responsibilities, and work through what your partnership looks like.

Couples therapy provides strategies to communicate effectively about money matters and develop shared financial goals. Most people are either spenders or savers, and when you are in a relationship with your opposite financial personality, conflict can arise.

Couples therapy helps couples explore and understand each other's beliefs and values, fostering mutual understanding and respect. Although having opposing beliefs and values does not spell doom for a relationship, addressing these oppositions earlier on will prevent future conflict.

Couples therapy assists in aligning individual aspirations and developing shared goals for the future. Questions such as children, where you’ll settle down, and what your future careers will look like are important to discuss early on in a relationship.

Couples therapy in Marietta provides a safe space to address issues related to sex and intimacy, improving communication and enhancing the physical and emotional connection.

Couples therapy equips couples with strategies to navigate external challenges such as parenting, work-related stress, and extended family dynamics. Sometimes, you just need a little extra support and guidance, and our Mariatta therapists can provide that.

When Do You Need Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy is not only for couples who are struggling with conflicts but also for those who want to strengthen their relationship and deepen their connection through solving issues such as:

  • Constant arguing or frequent conflicts
  • Lack of communication or difficulty expressing needs and emotions
  • Trust issues or infidelity
  • Emotional or physical distance
  • Decreased intimacy and sexual satisfaction
  • Impact of external stressors on the relationship
  • Difficulty resolving conflicts on your own
  • Feeling stuck and unable to move forward

How Can Couples Therapy Help Me?

Couples therapy has been successful in resolving issues for 70-90% of couples across 12-25 sessions with a licensed couples therapy counselor. By attending couples therapy, you can:

  • Improve communication skills and enhance emotional intimacy
  • Gain tools and strategies to manage conflicts effectively
  • Deepen understanding of each other's needs, desires, and perspectives
  • Rebuild trust and strengthen the foundation of your relationship
  • Explore unresolved issues and develop healthier patterns of interaction
  • Renew commitment and rekindle emotional and physical intimacy
  • Enhance problem-solving abilities in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Develop a stronger partnership based on shared values and goals

What Are the Best Counseling Approaches to Couples Therapy?

Couples treatment is unique to each individual and their specific relationship issues. In Marietta, our licensed couples therapists employ various evidence-based approaches to tailor the therapy to your needs. Here are a few counseling approaches commonly used in couples therapy:

Emotionally focused therapy

This approach focuses on identifying and transforming negative cycles of interaction while fostering emotional safety and secure attachment within the relationship. It is highly effective in improving relationship satisfaction and resolving conflicts.

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Imago therapy

Imago therapy helps couples explore and understand early childhood experiences that may impact their current relationship dynamics. By making the unconscious conscious, couples can heal past wounds and create a more loving and fulfilling connection.

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The Gottman Method

Based on over 40 years of research, the Gottman Method utilizes assessments and interventions to strengthen friendship, manage conflicts, and support shared goals. It emphasizes building trust, increasing intimacy, and fostering positive interactions.

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

CBT focuses on identifying and transforming negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to relationship distress. It aims to enhance communication skills and foster healthier coping strategies.

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Preparing for Your First Couples Therapy Session

Before attending your first couples therapy session together, it can be helpful to sit down and ask your partner: What are your goals for therapy? Why do you want to attend therapy? What do you think our most pressing issue is? These questions can guide you in articulating your needs and expectations, enabling you and your partner to make the most of your sessions.
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Best Couples therapists near Marietta

At Lifebulb, our couples therapists are highly trained and have years of experience in their chosen specialty. They are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective couples therapy in Marietta. With their expertise, you can feel confident in embarking on a journey towards a stronger and more fulfilling relationship.

How to Build a Healthy Romantic Connection

Having a healthy relationship with your partner is vital for your overall well-being. By implementing these coping mechanisms, you can foster a healthier and more fulfilling relationship with your partner. Here are some coping mechanisms that can help you build a healthy romantic connection:

  • Practice active and empathetic listening.
  • Communicate your needs and feelings openly and honestly.
  • Establish and maintain boundaries.
  • Prioritize quality time together.
  • Show appreciation and gratitude frequently.
  • Resolve conflicts through respectful communication and compromise.
  • Cultivate emotional and physical intimacy.
  • Seek professional help when needed. The couples therapists at Marietta are here for you.
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Insurance We Accept

Our commitment is to ensure that therapy is within reach for all Marietta residents. We gladly accept most major commercial insurance plans, and if yours isn't listed, we'd be happy to verify your benefits for potential coverage. If that's not possible, we offer a cost-effective self-payment alternative.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

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I can't say enough good things about this place. I highly recommend Lifebulb to anyone looking for counseling. Finding someone to talk to that I could connect with and trust was very easy. My counselor is very knowledgeable and very helpful in finding ways to help me. It is so amazing to be able to have a safe space to talk with someone who is so caring and committed to help with any situation. This place has definitely helped change my life in such a positive way!


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LIFEBULB is such a great resource for anyone who needs help or is struggling with their health. With the rise of mental health problems, good, quality resources are so desperately needed! Thank you LIFEBULB for being a lifeline for others to reach out to when they need it!


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I recommend Lifebulb Counseling & Therepy to anyone and everyone. This is a great place to get help and improve your life!


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Very kind and professional! Love that fact that they offer online therapy if you cannot make it to an in person appointment!


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Life can be so very hard, but you don’t have to do it alone. The people at Lifebulb genuinely care. It helps to know you will always have someone at Lifebulb who will come alongside you and walk with you in support and encouragement. Needing help is human and when you reach out and ask for it, there is strength and healing to be found. Thank you Lifebulb.


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It's so good to have someone to objectively listen and help us solve our problems. Thank you


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Mental health is just as important as physical health, and seeking professional help can sometimes be necessary to tackle life's challenges. Lifebulb Therapy & Counseling in Marietta, GA offers a wide range of mental health services to help individuals overcome their struggles. Our services include but not limited to:

If you are searching for a supportive and empathetic counseling team, look no further than Lifebulb Counseling.

There are several options to book an appointment for counseling in Marietta. You can call our office and talk to a team member who will find a licensed therapist for you. We’ll look over your insurance information and go over a few simple policies before emailing you a confirmation of your session date and time. Or, you can review our list of expert therapists in Marietta to find one that you think would be best for you and then you can select a session time from our website. We will reach out shortly to confirm your appointment details.

Taking the step to reach out to a therapist takes courage, and it can be disheartening to take that leap and then spend weeks or months on a waitlist. We believe in connecting you with a therapist quickly, so we’ve made the process as easy as possible. If you know what you’re looking for, you can browse our Marietta therapists’ bios to find the right fit for you and schedule a session for therapy all through our website. Or, you can call our office and a team member will make sure you’re matched with the right therapist for you and your goals. Choosing the right therapist is important—they’ll be the ones to come up with an individualized treatment plan and help you reach your mental healthcare goals.

For all mental health emergencies, please call 911. Lifebulb is not a crisis center and our therapists and counselors do not provide emergency services. However, we understand that urgent, nonemergency matters happen. All clients are given direct email and phone access to their Marietta therapist, who will do their best to respond as quickly as possible. If your treatment plan requires more frequent interactions, your therapist can provide you with outside resources.

We have a flexible cancellation policy. Call our office or reach out to your therapist at least 24 hours before your therapy session time to cancel or reschedule any appointment at no cost.

Maintaining your privacy is a serious matter. Lifebulb is considered a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, which means we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we want to help. Contact us at

No, Lifebulb never records online therapy sessions and always uses a secure line.

Yes! Lifebulb believes in affordable therapy. We accept most major commercial insurance plans and offer an affordable self-pay rate. For more information, call our team.

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