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Couples Therapy

People seek couples counseling for a variety of reasons, e.g., learn productive ways to communicate needs and wants, recover from an affair or other painful experiences, relational maintenance, conflict resolution, skills needed to blend families and other parenting challenges, and assessment of the health and future of the relationship.

Therapists at WTCG seek to meet couples where they are and journey with them to define and achieve relational goals and fulfill life’s dreams. Together, couples will discover both strengths and weaknesses, patterns of dysfunction, and problematic areas which often result in unproductive conflict. Moreover, couples will discover new ways to connect emotionally that will enhance their relationship, their individual lives, and family environment.

At WTCG, we recognize the importance of the relationship between the therapist and couple. Each therapist’s approach can be as unique as the couple. For this reason, it is important to meet our therapists on their individual staff page. There you will learn about their areas of interest, education, specialized training and certifications.

Couples counseling is not limited to traditional couples.

For information, or to make an appointment, call 575-249-2561.


Additional Resources for Couples:


Gottman Institute: The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Gottman Institute: The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work
Gottman Institute: How to Complain without Hurting Your Partner
Gottman Institute: How to Build Trust
Gottman Institute: Relationship Repair that Works
Gottman Institute: The Easiest Way To Improve Your Relationship


The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert

What Makes Love Last?: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal

Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

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