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2,101 people sought couples therapy help at Norfolk in the last year

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

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Starting Couples therapy

What is Couples therapy?

Thriveworks Couples therapy helps couples work through their specific relationship issues. It 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 couples therapy include:

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

How does Couples therapy work?

Couples therapy 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 couples therapy 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 Couples therapy conducted in person or online?

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

How long does Couples therapy last?

On average, couples attend couples therapy for 12 weeks. However, couples therapy may last longer or shorter, dependent on the couples' needs, the challenges they'd like to work through, and the pace of their progress.

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Relationship Help in Norfolk, VA—Norfolk Couples Therapy and Counseling

Couples therapy is a type of therapy specifically geared to help couples work through their challenges and improve their relationship as a whole. If you and your partner are having trouble working through your challenges or would simply like a couples therapist’s input, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Norfolk Counseling.

Thriveworks Norfolk has couples therapists who specialize in treating and addressing relationship issues.

Is Couples Therapy Worth the Time and Effort?

Couples therapy can prove helpful to any and every couple out there: from those who have been together for years to those who are only beginning to build their relationship:

  • Unbiased feedback
  • Professional guidance
  • Supplemental support
  • Research-backed tips
  • Therapeutic techniques

For example, if you and your partner are stuck in a rut, your Thriveworks Norfolk couples therapist can 1) help you determine why intimacy is lacking, 2) improve your intimacy, 3) offer support during these tough conversations about intimacy and affection in your relationship, and 4) provide therapeutic techniques for keeping that flame alive now and always.

If you and your partner are struggling with a specific challenge or conflict, the couples therapists at Thriveworks Norfolk Counseling can help. If, on the other hand, you’re just looking for professional guidance in building a stronger or happier relationship, our couples therapists can help then, too.

Common Relationship Issues—You Aren’t Alone

The “downs” in your relationship, or the relationship issues that you encounter, might include:

  • Jealousy
  • Lack of trust
  • Infidelity
  • Betrayal
  • Addiction
  • Differing opinions
  • Financial difficulties
  • Parenting issues

The items on this list are many. Whatever it is you have going on, don’t be afraid to talk to your Thriveworks Norfolk couples therapist about it. They’ve seen it all, and they always offer a supportive space free of judgment for working through these relationship issues.

Schedule Couples Therapy at Thriveworks Norfolk Counseling

If you’re ready for a happier, healthier relationship, reach out. Thriveworks Norfolk Counseling is here to help, and we’re ready to get you scheduled now. To schedule couples therapy at Thriveworks Norfolk Counseling, call us today or schedule online.

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 Norfolk therapists and counselors accept 18 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

  • JP Farley Corporation

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Self-pay costs at Norfolk
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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4.5 Thriveworks Norfolk reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
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.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Norfolk is located on Kingsley Ln., in front of a large building that houses ATM Summit Hampton Roads Fcu and several medical professionals’ offices. This area is cushioned between the Lafayette River and Wayne Creek.

Phone number

(757) 280-4736

Languages spoken by VA providers

  • English
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