Couples therapy helps couples (any two people in an emotional relationship) understand and resolve conflicts and relate to one another in healthier ways. After the initial consultation, you and your partner will be matched with a therapist suited to help reach your goals. Your therapist will then work work with you to improve areas including communication, intimacy, trust and empathy.
Couples treated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) tend to make greater progress than with other treatments. We use an action oriented approach in which behaviors and thought processes are altered rather than just asking why things are the way they are. This may also include approaches that are both directive (in which the therapist gives the couple specific instructions in dealing with the problem) and non-directive (in which the couple takes the lead and initiates the content of the therapy) in nature.
Couples therapy consists of 45 minute sessions typically held on a weekly basis and can be very short term (only a few sessions before issues are resolved) or can take several months to a year depending on the nature and depth of the problem.
Contact us or call or call our office at (212) 860-8500 to learn if Couples Therapy is the right treatment for you.