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1,068 people sought marriage counseling help at El Paso in the last year

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What is Marriage counseling?

Marriage counseling, also known as couples therapy and relationship counseling, helps couples work through their specific relationship issues. Thriveworks marriage counseling in El Paso, TX is led by licensed professionals — often licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) — who are experts in their field and best-equipped to help couples. Some examples of common focuses within Marriage counseling include:

  • Jealousy
  • Trust issues
  • Infidelity
  • Opposing values
  • Different visions for the future
  • Disagreements in parenting
  • Lack of trust
  • Financial distress
  • Sex issues

How does Marriage counseling work?

Marriage counseling works by helping couples identify and better navigate their unique challenges. Following an initial assessment of the couple in terms of strengths and needs, the therapist would then discuss their therapeutic goals and any possible approaches or ways of working together as therapist and couple.
Couples attend sessions together, whether they meet in person or by video. In addition to regular marriage counseling sessions, each partner may also be asked to attend a few individual sessions to supplement their progress. This will allow their counselor to get to know each individual better, assess each of their personal needs, and develop the very best treatment plan moving forward.

Is Marriage counseling conducted in person or online?

Marriage counseling at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you and your partner.

How long does Marriage counseling last?

On average, couples attend marriage counseling for 12 weeks. However, marriage counseling may last longer or shorter, dependent on the couples' needs, the challenges they'd like to work through, and the pace of their progress. Marriage counselors and therapists at Thriveworks in El Paso, TX work with their clients to create goals, decide on ideal timelines, and establish treatment plans.

Need more help deciding?

Relationships aren’t a piece of cake. There aren’t many people who would disagree with this statement, as we all encounter our fair share of challenges with our significant others. Consider:

  1. Alexandra and Matt have differing political opinions. This has never been a big deal for either of them, but now that it’s election season, they’re struggling to get along. 
  2. Madison and Alec are looking forward to their wedding day, which is just around the corner. However, they both also feel a little nervous about saying “I do.” They know it’s a big commitment and they want to make sure their marriage lasts.
  3. Will and Sarah are madly in love. They can’t imagine their lives without each other now, but there’s a big problem: Sarah’s family doesn’t feel comfortable that Will is agnostic. They are a Catholic family with very strong beliefs, and they want Sarah’s partner to share these beliefs.

The above scenarios are not uncommon. Couples run into a wide variety of challenges throughout their relationships, from differing views and opinions to nerves about getting married or making a bigger commitment, desiring approval from family members, and more.

Marriage counseling and couples therapy are two forms of relationship counseling that help couples work through these and other relationship issues. They are led by skilled, caring, and experienced mental health professionals.

If you and your partner are in need of relationship help, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in El Paso, TX. Our counselors don’t just possess the skills and experience you’re looking for—they truly care about each and every couple and create a personalized treatment plan for them. If you’d like to set up an appointment for you and your partner, call us now.

Relationship Issues Are Common—Here Are Some of the Most Widespread

The primary reason people choose to meet with a relationship counselor is because they’ve run into a problem that isn’t easy to resolve. The given problem, though, often varies from one couple to the next. You can see this in the examples above.

All of that said, there are common relationship issues that are discussed often during a couple’s time in couples therapy. Here is a list:

  • Poor communication
  • Financial stress or strain
  • Infidelity or reason for trust issues
  • Commitment problems
  • Mental illness
  • Addiction or substance abuse problems
  • Parenting disagreements
  • Differing values or opinions

Have you experienced any of these challenges in your relationship? Were you and your partner able to work through them, or are you still trying to figure out how to manage it?

If you’d like some help, we hope you consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in El Paso, TX. We have counselors who have experience working with couples on a variety of issues that plague their relationships. These professionals know how to lead conversations about these problems and offer tailored help to each of their clients.

Do My Partner and I Need Counseling?

This question isn’t easy to answer. Here at Thriveworks Counseling in El Paso, TX, we believe that everyone can benefit from talking to a counselor, as they serve as an unbiased third party, not to mention they have professional skills and experience to help people through their mental health challenges.

When it comes to relationships, each can benefit from a counselor’s insight and guidance, too. They can help you work through your relationship issues, provide you with essential skills for working through future problems, and more. If you’d like to see if couples therapy or relationship counseling can benefit your relationship, call us. We’re here to answer any questions you might have and to get you set up when you’re ready to commit to your first session.

Set Up a Counseling Appointment at Thriveworks in El Paso, TX

As we’ve said before, please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re interested in scheduling a counseling appointment. Our couples therapists and marriage counselors are more than happy to meet with you and your partner and offer their guidance.

We have scheduling specialists available to help you 7 days a week. Call us, and we’ll assist you immediately.

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 El Paso therapists and counselors accept 41 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Exchange

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

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Self-pay costs at El Paso
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

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry El Paso is located off of Westmoreland Dr, at the intersection of Westmoreland and Edison Way and just south of Ponder Park. We share a building with Pearson Professionals Center and El Paso Vet Center, and are neighbored by El Paso Health and SkinSational MedSpa. The closest bus stop is Viscount\Catalpa. If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Phone number

(915) 221-8340

Languages spoken by TX providers

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