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Discover how starting premarital counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Starting Premarital counseling

What is Premarital counseling?

Premarital counseling is a type of therapy that helps couples prepare for and build a happy, successful marriage. Premarital therapists at Thriveworks in Cherry Hill, NJ can help couples develop essential communication skills, identify potential conflict areas, and learn how to manage their specific relationship issues.

How does Premarital counseling work?

When you and your partner begin premarital counseling, your counselor will want to get to know you both as well as your relationship. In order to accomplish this, they will ask questions around the following:

  • Common interests and activities
  • Marital expectations
  • Budget and Finance
  • Children and parenting
  • Intimacy

If there is a particular area that they feel needs to be explored further (for example, you note that you and your partner have very different spending habits and views on money), they’ll guide the conversation in the given direction.

Is Premarital counseling conducted in person or online?

Premarital counseling at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and through Online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you and your partner.

How long does Premarital counseling last?

Generally speaking, Thriveworks premarital counseling in Cherry Hill typically lasts for 8-10 weeks. This, however, can vary depending on the counselor’s approach as well as the clients’ preferences and needs. For example, some couples might request additional sessions to work through problem areas that they’ve identified in their relationship, pre-wedding.

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Premarital Counseling – Counselors and Therapists in Cherry Hill, NJ

At Thriveworks, we offer premarital counseling to help couples prepare for a healthy and lasting marriage. Our counseling covers important topics like effective communication, understanding each other’s perspectives, handling finances, and resolving conflicts.

Call us at (856) 341-9655 or schedule online to book your appointment today.

How Premarital Counseling Can Help

Premarital counseling can help you by:

  • Enhancing problem-solving skills
  • Building a healthy foundation
  • Resolving trauma
  • Setting goals and boundaries
  • Managing conflicts
  • Establishing realistic expectations
  • Securing your relationship

Benefits of Premarital Counseling

Some benefits of premarital counseling include:

  • Learning how to communicate effectively to avoid misunderstandings and conflicts
  • Understanding how to look through your partner’s lens of life
  • Handling finances together
  • Exploring expectations, morals, and beliefs that will form your home’s foundation
  • Setting up boundaries and analyzing goals to keep expectations on track

Our counselors will also work with you on mastering the inevitable crises of life, managing shared roles, and embracing the hardships of parenting when the time comes. Premarital counseling emphasizes the importance of establishing lasting friendship and intimacy, and being each other’s support system by understanding your strengths and weaknesses.

Scheduling a Session

Scheduling a session with Thriveworks is easy. Simply call our office, and you may have your first session within 7 days of calling. Our friendly staff will assist you in finding a convenient time that fits your schedule.

At Thriveworks Cherry Hill Premarital Counseling, our counselors are excited to start this journey with you. Contact us today at (856) 341-9655 to schedule your first intake session with a professional who is eager to help you establish a lasting foundation for you and your partner.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Cherry Hill therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth Administrators

  • AmeriHealth New Jersey

  • Amerihealth Pennsylvania

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • EmblemHealth

  • First Health Network

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Self-pay costs at Cherry Hill
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

4.9 Learn about verified reviews
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My counselor is professional and knowledgeable. Good insight and clarity. She is helping me work on some issues that's been haunting me. She is a good therapist.
Read more My counselor is professional and knowledgeable. Good insight and clarity. She is helping me work on some issues that's been haunting me. She is a good therapist.
Lorraine Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Both Rebecca and Sherold have been fantastic. They have been very helpful.
William Feb 2024
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Both my therapists were amazing when I needed so much help. They gave a path to follow out of my darkness. And now I am ready to enter the real world once again as fully functionally person. Thank you ?.
Read more Both my therapists were amazing when I needed so much help. They gave a path to follow out of my darkness. And now I am ready to enter the real world once again as fully functionally person. Thank you ?.
Bill Jan 2024
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★★★★★
So far since I have been seen by this establishment, I like it better then any place I have been.
Read more So far since I have been seen by this establishment, I like it better then any place I have been.
Leonecia Jan 2024
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★★★★★
I love my counselor she is wonderful I'll give her a 10
Sylvia Jan 2024
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Dr Kim Massey I recommend her for a therapist first time in 30 I found someone I am comfortable with she is very understanding and has a heart of gold for her patients she cares for them deeply I am very thankful to her especially in my time in need.Ty Dr.Massey
Read more Dr Kim Massey I recommend her for a therapist first time in 30 I found someone I am comfortable with she is very understanding and has a heart of gold for her patients she cares for them deeply I am very thankful to her especially in my time in need.Ty Dr.Massey
Lisa Jan 2024
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I initially had a fantastic experience with Thriveworks, and I was thrilled with the service they provided. My journey to find the right therapist was successful, and I happily recommended Thriveworks to friends and family. However, my positive experience took a turn when I discovered that the therapist I connected with does not accept my insurance. Embarking on the path to seek help required a lot of courage on my part, and I fully committed to the process. In just 4 or 5 sessions, I developed a strong connection with my therapist. Unfortunately, the realization that she could no longer continue due to insurance constraints has left me feeling disappointed. Now, I find myself having to start the therapeutic journey all over again, and this has diminished my overall satisfaction with the service.
Read more I initially had a fantastic experience with Thriveworks, and I was thrilled with the service they provided. My journey to find the right therapist was successful, and I happily recommended Thriveworks to friends and family. However, my positive experience took a turn when I discovered that the therapist I connected with does not accept my insurance. Embarking on the path to seek help required a lot of courage on my part, and I fully committed to the process. In just 4 or 5 sessions, I developed a strong connection with my therapist. Unfortunately, the realization that she could no longer continue due to insurance constraints has left me feeling disappointed. Now, I find myself having to start the therapeutic journey all over again, and this has diminished my overall satisfaction with the service.
Donald Jan 2024
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★★★★★
Sherodle is a fantastic counselor. I’ve learned so much that I use to make my life better. She is easy to speak with, very personable. Not sure about your rating system. I put 5 assuming that is best.
Read more Sherodle is a fantastic counselor. I’ve learned so much that I use to make my life better. She is easy to speak with, very personable. Not sure about your rating system. I put 5 assuming that is best.
Bill Dec 2023
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Cherry Hill is located off of Kings Highway, across the street from the Cherry Hill Fire Department Station. We are located in the building to the right and set back from Quest Diagnostics.

Phone number

(856) 341-9655

Languages spoken by NJ providers

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Creole
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