According to Recent Research, the following signs are proven symptoms of relationship deterioration that are associated with a greatly increased probability of breakup or divorce: 1) Feeling Distant 2) Increase in Arguing or Negativity 3) Lack of Affection 4) Increase in Anger, Hostility and/or Sarcasm 5) Avoidance of Each Other; Stonewalling 6) Trust Issues (affairs; hiding cell phone/texting; suspicious absences) If You’re Having One or More of the Signs Listed Above, Be Sure to Take Some Action Soon to Improve Your Situation.
The main problem for most couples is a lack of skills: often in the areas of communication, anger management, commitment, conflict resolution and/or intimacy skills. For more information about how couples counseling can help you resolve your relationship challenges, please call our main office at (248) 546-0407 or email us at:[email protected] THERAPY / MARRIAGE COUNSELING At The RELATIONSHIP INSTITUTE Couples Therapy is based on the model of a ‘Conscious Relationship’ – a stable, fulfilling and passionate relationship between committed partners Learn More PRE-MARITAL COUNSELING For premarital counseling, we offer traditional Couples Counseling, as well as a unique 5 session program called PREP.
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Because of this, therapy or counseling is usually time-limited and ends when your relationship goals have been met.
Of course there are some more complex situations which require a series of goals and resolutions that take place sequentially over time.
All of this can be discussed and clarified during the initial evaluation session with the therapist.
Because we have specialized in relationship issues for over twenty years, we have almost certainly dealt with any relationship or couples’ issues you may have.
The unfortunate fact is that many psychotherapists perform Couples’ Therapy who have not been trained to do so.