Germantown, MD—Couples Counseling

Germantown, MD—Couples Counseling in Montgomery County

Every relationship runs into problems: from mere disagreements to opposing values, poor communication, betrayal, or even distance. Naturally, romantic relationships are threatened by many of these blunders and more—especially considering we often spend the majority of our time with (or talking to) our significant others. Still, many of us aren’t sure how to proceed when confronted with an obstacle, such as those listed above.

“A relationship is like a house. When a lightbulb burns out, you don’t go buy a new house, you fix the lightbulb.”

Sometimes we can figure out how to address and manage a problem that arises in our relationship, but in other instances, we need a little help. And who better to help than someone who specializes in helping couples? If you and your partner could use some professional guidance in your relationship, consider working with a couples counselor or psychologist at Thriveworks Germantown in Montgomery County. In addition to having specific expertise in helping couples work through the challenges that threaten their relationship, these individuals have important experience under their belt and they truly care about helping you live a happier, healthier life. To schedule an appointment, just give us a call.

What Are the Benefits of Working with a Couples Counselor?

The couples counselors at Thriveworks Germantown can help couples at any stage of their relationship: they can help those who have just entered a relationship, those who have vowed to spend the rest of their lives together, and those who have already spent a century loving each other and enjoying holy matrimony. You can benefit from working with a couples counselor, even if you and your partner are at the height of your relationship and couldn’t get along better. That said, if the following ring true, you should consider exploring couples counseling:

  • You and your partner are struggling to connect on a deeper level.
  • You aren’t sure you see a future with your current partner.
  • You and your significant other disagree and fight about finances.
  • You and your partner don’t agree on parenting strategies.
  • You’re always fighting, and you don’t know why or how to stop it.
  • Your partner cheated and now you have trust issues.

This is a list of problems that could call for couples counseling. However, the list doesn’t stop there. Simply put, if you think that you and your partner could find value in working with a couples counseling, it is something you should explore. To hear more about it, or to schedule an appointment, give Thriveworks Germantown in Montgomery County a call.

What If My Partner Isn’t on Board with Couples Counseling?

Some people are more open to couples counseling (and other mental health services) than others. If you are hopeful about couples counseling and how it could improve your relationship, but your partner is on the fence, consult the following tips for encouraging him to take this important step with you:

  1. Comfort them by explaining that you’re in this together.

Sometimes, people view couples counseling as a resort. If this is the case, your partner might think that you are ready to end the relationship. In reality, couples counseling can help couples who have zero intentions of breaking up! Explain to your partner that you want to go to couples counseling to give your relationship the very best shot.

  1. Tell them about the rewards of couples counseling.

Many people also jump to conclusions about couples counseling without understanding the benefits that they might experience. If your partner isn’t familiar with couples counseling or mental health help, explain the credentials of a licensed counselor. Also, delve into some statistics, if it’ll help. Here’s one, for example: the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy reported that 97.4% of couples surveyed were satisfied with their experience in couples counseling. Furthermore 93% said their counselor helped them to deal with their challenges effectively.

Schedule an Appointment for Couples Counseling at Thriveworks Germantown in Montgomery

Again, if you think that you and your partner could benefit from couples counseling in any way, reach out to Thriveworks Germantown, MD in Montgomery County. The counselors and psychologists at Thriveworks are skilled, caring, and they are eager to help you improve or maintain the health of your relationship. To schedule an appointment just give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Knew how to see past the obvious

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It's extremely difficult to confront yourself and take steps to change especially when you feel "comfortable" doing what you have been doing for sometime even, if your actions have resulted in symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks and depression. Shani knows how to see past the obvious and get to the core of the issue empowering you to work through tough emotions. Shani does so in a very reassuring manner and calming tone. It's challenging work but Shani's knowledge of CBT techniques have delivered great results and relief from anxiety and depression.
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Counseling at it’s best

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My wife and I have been having counseling sessions online (due to COVID) in Germantown. We counsel and get couples therapy from Janet Hawkins Pope. She is a well experienced and excellent counselor. We are very pleased with her. My wife and I highly recommend her not just for couples but for any type of counseling. The counseling sessions and the engagement has been very helpful to us and my family during these tough times.
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Extremely helpful

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I signed up with Thriveworks at the recommendation of my daughter. We have been thrown quite a few challenges the past few years and especially in recent months. On my first session with Janet I felt a warmth and a connection that usually takes much longer to achieve. She is open and friendly, encouraging and offers guidance. I find that I look forward to our sessions and reflect back on them as well. The additional resources that Janet has provided have been invaluable. I strongly encourage anyone having a tough time these days should reach out to Thriveworks Germantown.
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Janet

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I started seeing Janet in February of this year while I was going through a difficult time in my life. The counseling she’s provided me has helped me tremendously in all aspects of my life including my marriage. Janet has played a big part of the growth in our marriage. Thank you Janet!!
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Janet Hawkins Pope LCSW

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Janet is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful! She is extremely flexible and easy to reach. I look forward to speaking with her and have surely benefited from it. I have, and will continue to recommend Thriveworks and specifically Janet! Thank you for all of the hard work you put in for our benefit. I highly recommend Janet's services!
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Janet is Awesome!

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My husband and I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Janet in our couples counseling. She has helped us improve our communication, problem-solve reoccurring problems and empowered us to work together as a team!
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Helpful

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I had a few issues that I wanted to talk through, and Janet Hawkins Pope was a good ear and offered sage advice. I only needed four sessions, but that helped me find peace of mind and clarity on the issues that were bothering me. Thank you, Janet!
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Convenient & Helpful

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Thriveworks offers convenient virtual appointments without having to schedule weeks in advance. Janet has provided tools and guidance to help improve communication between my husband and I which has strengthened our relationship. I truly appreciate the work she continues to do with us.
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Johante is an excellent counselor

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Johante truly met my needs and exceeded my expectations of a counseling session. She is empathetic, understanding and consistently helps me feel grounded by the time our session is up. Johante knows how to provide a space where I feel comfortable and safe sharing some of my toughest thoughts and challenges. I often leave feeling this sense of clarity and even empowerment. I highly recommend Johante’s services.
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Johante

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I would like to thank Johante for listening to all of my concerns and complaints, She is such a wonderful person to talk with. Johanté also gave really good advice. I am so pleased!
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Janet

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Janet is amazing. I always look forward to our sessions and I always feel so much better after we talk. This is my first time ever doing therapy, and I wish I would’ve met Janet years ago.
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Janet

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Janet is amazing. She has really helped my marriage.
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Work with couples

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"We really appreciated Janet's help and think she saved our marriage"
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Ms.

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Megan Mills is a terrific therapist. She is genuinely caring and knowledgeable. She is great to work with!
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Audrey

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Audrey was great. I needed someone to talk to and she was perfect. I probably will not return right now, but I know that there is someone there to help if I need it.
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Skilled Therapist

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Having worked with Janet in the past, she brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, empathy, and care into all of the work she does. She always has the best interest of her clients in mind as well as the best avenue for treatment.
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The best

★★★★★
Elizabeth is truly one of the best therapies I’ve see. She helped me get through a confusing time in my life, and she helped me resolve a lot of negative noise and emotions. I liked that she gave me “homework” to do inbetween sessions. The homework allowed me to reassess my values and focus on positive thinking and emotions. The mind can be a very dark place. Seeing Elizabeth helped bring the light back in. 5 stars all around.
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Best Mental Health Clinic

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I recent started receiving psychotherapy at Thriveworks and so far I am very pleased with everything. The facility is extremely clean, and they are very punctual. My therapist is knowledgeable and extremely professional. I would definitely recommend this facility to anyone who is looking for a great mental health clinic.
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Five Stars

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Elizabeth is one of the best therapists I’ve been to. She helped me get through a difficult and confusing part of my life by talking with me and guiding me to workthrough my grief. She also gave me self love “homework” after each session. The homework helped me to re-evaluate my values and needs and that helped me implement what I needed to thrive. She offers a safe place to talk and unload with no judgment. Elizabeth truly cares about her clients success and well being, she helped catapult me into becoming a better version of my self. You can tell she truly cares about your success, she’s the best.
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Online Information incorrect

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Ive contacted customer service in regards to the incorrect information posted on the Germantown MD site page. You state that the self pay rate is $65 for anyone not using insurance but when making an appointment over the phone the pricing given was over $200 for initial appointments and over $100 for regular appointments. Im giving 1 star based on my over the phone customer service experience. This information should be updated to eliminate any confusion.
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  • 19805 Executive Park Cir,
    Germantown, MD 20874

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-12AM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

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