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Couples Therapy at Lifebulb in Sandy Springs, GA

Strengthen your relationship with couples therapy in Sandy Springs. We offer comprehensive and effective couples counseling at an affordable price.

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Does Couples Therapy Work?

Couples therapy has proven to be highly effective in helping couples overcome their problems and improve their relationships. In fact, studies show that 90% of couples who engage in therapy report being happier and healthier. Having a healthy relationship is important for your overall well-being and can positively impact various aspects of your life, including your mental and physical health. A couples counselor in Sandy Springs can help you and your partner build a healthy, long-lasting relationship.

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What Can Couples Therapy Help You With?

A healthy relationship looks different for everyone, and seeking couples therapy is not a sign of weakness but a courageous step towards building a stronger connection. Couples therapy in Sandy Springs can address common relationship issues, including:
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Therapy helps couples navigate and redefine their roles and responsibilities in a way that promotes harmony and balance. Our Sandy Springs couples counselors can help you address tricky questions like: How will we divide up chores? Finances? Will you take turns cooking? What does the decision-making process look like?

Couples therapy provides guidance in managing financial stress and helps couples develop effective strategies for handling money matters together. Many people will either be a spender or a saver. When your financial mindset clashes with your partner, conflict can arise.

Therapists assist couples in exploring and understanding each other's beliefs and values, facilitating better communication and mutual understanding. Having opposing beliefs doesn’t necessarily mean doom, but it is important to have an open and honest discussion about it and how it might affect your future.

Couples therapy helps couples align their goals and aspirations, allowing them to envision and work towards a shared future. We can help you develop a plan you both feel good about for questions such as: Where will we settle down? What are your career goals like? Do you want a family?

Couples therapy provides a safe space to address concerns and improve communication around sex and intimacy, fostering a satisfying and fulfilling physical connection. Intimacy is important in a relationship, but it can be awkward or stressful to bring up. Many couples find therapy helps them reignite their spark and enjoy a well-rounded relationship.

Therapists support couples in navigating external challenges, such as family dynamics, work-related stress, and life transitions, helping them maintain a strong and united front. Even the best of relationships struggle with challenges outside of their control. Get the extra support your relationship needs with couples counseling in Sandy Springs.

When Do You Need Couples Therapy?

Couples counseling in Sandy Springs is beneficial for every couple, whether you're struggling with a specific conflict or simply want to strengthen your bond. If you're noticing any of the following symptoms, it may be a sign that couples therapy could be helpful:

  • Constant arguing or frequent disagreements
  • Lack of trust or communication
  • Feelings of resentment or frustration
  • Loss of emotional or physical intimacy
  • Difficulty resolving conflicts effectively
  • Increased negativity and criticism
  • Withdrawing or avoiding each other
  • Inability to make decisions together

How Can Couples Therapy Help Me?

Couples therapy has been found to effectively resolve issues for 70-90% of couples, typically within 12-25 sessions with a licensed couples therapy counselor. Through therapy, you can gain the following benefits:

  • Improved communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Greater emotional intimacy and connection
  • Enhanced understanding of each other's needs and desires
  • Strengthened trust and commitment
  • Tools to navigate stress and external challenges
  • Increased satisfaction and happiness within the relationship
  • Renewed sense of love and affection
  • Collaborative problem-solving abilities

What are the best counseling approaches to therapy?

Couples treatment is tailored to the unique needs of each individual couple and will be discussed further with a licensed couples therapist in Sandy Springs. At Lifebulb, we offer a range of proven counseling approaches, including:

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

EFT focuses on the emotional bond between partners, helping couples identify and address underlying patterns that contribute to conflict. It has been shown to be highly effective in improving couples' conflicts and overall relationship satisfaction.

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Imago Therapy

This approach focuses on understanding and healing childhood wounds that impact adult relationships. Imago therapy helps couples develop effective communication skills and a deeper understanding of each other's needs.

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The Gottman Method

This evidence-based approach emphasizes building and maintaining a solid foundation of friendship and mutual respect. The Gottman Method equips couples with practical skills to regulate conflict and enhance the quality of their relationship.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT helps couples identify and challenge negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to relationship distress. It offers practical strategies and tools to promote healthier communication and problem-solving.

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Preparing for your first session

Before attending your first couples therapy session in Sandy Springs, it's helpful to reflect on some important questions. Sit down with your partner and ask each other: what your goals are for therapy, why you want to attend, what you hope to achieve, and what you think your most pressing issue is. Being prepared with these thoughts and open to the therapeutic process will help you make the most out of your sessions and facilitate meaningful progress toward a healthier and happier relationship.
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Best Couples Therapists near Sandy Springs

Lifebulb's Couples therapists in Sandy Springs are highly trained professionals with years of experience in their chosen specialty. With compassion and expertise, they provide effective and personalized guidance to help couples navigate their challenges and achieve lasting improvements in their relationships.

How to build a healthy romantic connection

Seeking couples therapy is a sign of strength and a proactive step towards creating a healthier and happier relationship. In Sandy Springs, our compassionate therapists are here to support and guide you on your journey to building a stronger connection with your partner. But the work doesn’t stop at the counseling office. It’s important to practice healthy relationship habits at home too. Here are some coping mechanisms and strategies couples can use to foster a healthy romantic connection:

  • Effective communication: Listen actively, express your needs and feelings honestly, and practice empathy.
  • Quality time: Prioritize spending quality time together, engaging in activities that you both enjoy.
  • Problem-solving skills: Learn how to approach conflicts constructively and work together towards resolutions.
  • Mutual respect: Value and appreciate each other's individuality, opinions, and values.
  • Emotional support: Be there for each other during challenging times, providing comfort and understanding.
  • Shared goals and aspirations: Collaborate on setting and pursuing shared goals that give your relationship purpose.
  • Boundaries and space: Respect each other's boundaries and give each other space for personal growth.
  • Continuous growth: Commit to personal growth and learning as individuals and as a couple, supporting each other's development.
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Insurance We Accept

Our commitment is to ensure that therapy is within reach for all Sandy Springs 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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The folks at Lifebulb have a genuine desire to help people. You won't find a better group of counselors in this area!

Todd

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So, I cannot say enough good things about Lifebulb. The owners care so much and are 110% dedicated to helping people and hiring staff that care for people not just a chart or a number. This is so needed in todays crazy world. If you just need to vent, get a new perspective on an issue your having, or get weekly counseling this is the place to go.

Madalaine

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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!

Kaiya

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Have had such a wonderful experience working with everyone at Lifebulb. I was nervous about finding the right counselor but they made the process feel simple and safe. I was matched with an amazing counselor who provides the exact mentorship and life coaching I need.

Diana

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A really nice place - beautiful and comfortable and it’s great to have the option of online or in person!

Leah

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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!

Ashley

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I highly recommend Lifebulb. This resource helps connect people to professional counselors which is so helpful especially in days like these. Its so incredibly important to have a good counselor to talk with. A good counselor will connect with you and talk you through lifes problems and situations as they arise. A good counselor will also help you process and understand things from a healthy perspective. Its so helpful to have a professional insight and not just biased personal opinions like what family and friends sometimes offer. Its so important to process our thoughts in a healthy way, talking things out and putting all the peices together so we can have a clear picture, a goal and more targeted communication which helps all our relationships. Wishing all reading this review you find someone you can connect with and learn from and grow into your best 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 Sandy Springs, 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 Sandy Springs. 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 Sandy Springs 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 Sandy Springs 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 Sandy Springs 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 privacy@lifebulb.com.

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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