COUPLES THERAPY | MARRIAGE COUNSELING | PRE-MARRIAGE COUNSELING | ANXIETY | DEPRESSION | SAN DIEGO

Couples Therapy

Evolve Psychotherapy specializes in treating clients who are facing concerns within their intimate partner relationships.  Whether married or dating, couples seek counseling for a variety of reasons that can include but are not limited to:

  • Ineffective cycles/patterns of interaction
  • Conflict and unhealthy/poor communication skills
  • Trust issues and infidelity
  • Differences in expectations and values
  • Parenting/Co-parenting
  • Emotional disconnection
  • Lack of physical intimacy
  • Financial problems
  • Power and control issues
  • Life transitions
  • Changes to family dynamics (birth, death, adoption, divorce)
  • Ambivalence about the relationship
  • Roles/responsibilities
  • Unhealthy boundaries

Evolve Psychotherapy utilizes strength and attachment-based theoretical orientations and treatment interventions to address concerns within a relationship.  The primary evidence-based theories implemented at Evolve Psychotherapy include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Gottman’s Couples therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Solution-Focused

PREMARITAL COUNSELING

It is often a misconception that couples only seek counseling when problems arise in their relationship, however that is not the case. Couples who have committed to their relationship by planning a lifelong journey together often choose to seek counseling in order to prepare for and establish a strong and healthy relational foundation. Through this process, Evolve Psychotherapy helps engaged couples identify and explore areas of strength as well as opportunities for growth in order to create a balanced, long-lasting relationship.

Evolve Psychotherapy facilitates a process of clarification and negotiation of expectations related to finances, intimacy, boundaries, and roles/responsibilities in order to promote cohesion and prevent conflict. This process allows engaged couples to build insight and understanding into family of origin issues and assists them with identifying personal, couple, and family goals.

Whatever the reasons or goals for couple's therapy, Evolve Psychotherapy can assist couples with achieving resolution and promote/support satisfying patterns and interactions in order to improve overall life satisfaction.