Couples Therapy in Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom)—Couples Therapists, Counselors

Couples Therapy in Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom)—Couples Therapists, Counselors

Is there a present issue in your relationship that’s threatening to tear you and your partner apart? Are you struggling to communicate or connect with your significant other? Does something feel off or need to change in your relationship? Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom) couples therapists and psychologists can help. These professionals will use their skills, knowledge, and experience helping other couples to help you and your partner achieve greater happiness in your relationship.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” –Hellen Keller

You can schedule your appointment today, by giving Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom) a call at (804) 980-7242. We have flexible appointment options, including sessions in the evenings and on the weekends. Why? Because we know that making the normal daytime appointments just isn’t realistic for many individuals who work, are in school, or have kids! Not to mention when there are two schedules to piece together. Additionally, we accept most major insurance plans. We hope that we hear from you soon and can’t wait to meet you.

Who Should Work with a Couples Therapist?

A lot of couples think, “We don’t need couples therapy, it isn’t that serious.” Here’s the thing: Couples therapy isn’t just for couples who have “serious” issues. In fact, it can prove beneficial to all couples, as couples therapists set out to help their clients improve every aspect of their relationship. Let’s consider a few examples: A newly engaged couple can benefit from premarital counseling, as they learn new tools for communicating and resolving future issues. Another couple, say two people who are newly dating, can benefit from couples therapy, as they get to know each other better with the help of their therapist.

That said, couples therapy is a place for couples to work through the serious or threatening issues in their relationship. Some common issues that are brought up in couples therapy include:

  • Sex issues
  • Lack of intimacy or connection
  • Communication problems
  • Disagreements in parenting
  • Jealousy
  • Infidelity
  • Addiction
  • Mental Illness
  • Trust issues

There are many other issues that come up in couples therapy. These all depend on the couple at hand, as needs and goals vary. If you are interested in building a happier, healthier relationship or preserving the love that you have for your partner, consider working with a couples therapist at Thriveworks Richmond (Shockoe Bottom).

How Does Couples Therapy Work?

Couples therapy is designed to help couples resolve any present issues in their relationship as well as improve the overall health and happiness of their relationship. Couples therapists have gained specific skills, training, and experience working with a wide range of couples.

There are various interventions and techniques used in couples therapy, which depend on a couple’s needs and goals for their relationship. However, couples therapy almost always involves…

  1. Identifying current problems
  2. The involvement of both individuals
  3. Solution-focused interventions
  4. Working toward clear objectives

If you and your significant other—be it your boyfriend, girlfriend, fiancé, or spouse—decide that you want to explore the potential benefits of couples therapy, reach out to Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom). Our therapists will be happy to work with you and help you achieve a stronger or happier relationship.

Schedule Couples Therapy at Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom)

Many couples find value in working with a couples therapist, from couples that are newly dating to couples that are recently engaged as well as those that are married. Couples therapists and psychologists design each experience in therapy around the specific couple’s situation, needs, and goals.

Are you ready to schedule a couples therapy appointment? It’s easy. Just give Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom) a call at (804) 980-7242. Your couples therapist can help you identify and manage problem areas in your relationship. They can also help you put a plan in place for future issues, and work with you and your partner to improve your overall dynamic.

Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom) has extended hours available, including in the evenings and on the weekends. We want to ensure that you and your partner can find a time that works for both of you to come in and meet with your therapist. Additionally, we work with most major insurance companies.

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Our family has worked with Cheryl Colt for years, she is empathetic & professional. I also had individual counseling & Cheryl helped me get through a rough time, more than once. You’re in great hands with Cheryl.
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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Richmond

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    Richmond, VA 23223

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