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525 people sought couples & marriage counseling help at Shreveport in the last year

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

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Starting Couples & marriage counseling

What is couples & marriage counseling?

Couples therapy and marriage counseling, also known as relationship counseling, helps couples work through their specific relationship issues. Some examples of common focuses within couples therapy and marriage counseling include:

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

What type of therapy is used in couples therapy?

The types of therapy used in couples and marriage counseling include:

  • The Gottman Method
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally-focused therapy (EFT)
  • Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT)
  • Strength-based therapy

What kind of therapist is best for couples?

At Thriveworks, Couples & marriage counseling is led by licensed professionals — often licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) — who are experts in their field and best-equipped to help couples.

What is the Gottman Method of couples therapy?

The Gottman Method of couples therapy is a research-supported approach designed to enhance relationships by bolstering the bond between partners, resolving conflicts, and fostering shared meaning in their relationship through comprehensive assessments and tailored interventions that improve communication, trust, and the overall health of the partnership.

How to tell if I need couples therapy?

If you’re facing persistent relationship problems, communication breakdowns, or unresolved conflicts that are impacting your emotional well-being and happiness, Couples & marriage counseling may be beneficial for you.

Should every couple go to couples therapy?

While marriage and couple’s counseling is typically recommended for couples who are experiencing persistent or severe relationship issues, any relationship can benefit from attending these sessions.

Is couples & marriage counseling conducted in person or online?

Marriage and couples 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 couples & marriage counseling last?

On average, couples attend marriage and couples counseling for 12 weeks. However, couples & 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.

How much does couples & marriage counseling cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Need more help deciding?

Edward and Sarah married right out of high school. After living together for a few years, they’ve realized that their life goals are pretty different. Edward wants to teach in a foreign country and Sarah wants to start a family in the town where they both grew up. They’re having trouble seeing the other person’s side and spend a lot of time fighting.

Meanwhile, Chris and Sierra recently discovered that their views on parenting are very different. As their son is getting older, they’re having trouble presenting a united front. Chris was raised in a relaxed household and wants the same for his children while Sierra wants to set rules and build discipline. This difference in parenting styles is creating friction in their relationship.

Stories like these are incredibly common. Relationships go through natural ups and downs over time. Though this can be distressing, it is completely normal. And if you need help getting through life’s difficult moments, support is available.

Relationship counseling provides couples with a safe place to discuss their issues, learn healthy habits, and build a stronger bond. If your relationship has hit a roadblock and you’d like support, consider relationship counseling at Thriveworks Counseling in Shreveport, LA. Call our office or use our simple online scheduling tool to get started today.

Reasons To Start Relationship Counseling

Relationship counseling involves a mental health professional meeting with a couple and talking to them about their issues. Your therapist or counselor will work with you to understand how both of you feel before creating an individualized treatment plan that can improve your relationship in a holistic way.

Therapy can help couples experiencing many different issues, including (but not limited to):

  • Difficulty communicating
  • Infidelity
  • Grief or loss
  • Intimacy issues
  • Financial disagreements
  • Issues with children
  • Loss of a “spark”
  • Difficulty resolving arguments

Counseling or therapy sessions can help couples resolve their differences and work toward a common goal. Consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Shreveport, LA if you want to start working with a mental health professional.

Takeaways From Couples Counseling

Going through a rough patch in your relationship can be difficult. Your therapist or counselor will help you make important decisions together and collaborate on changes you’d each like to see in your relationship.

Here are some of the things you might learn when meeting with a therapist or counselor:

  • Communication skills: Everyone communicates differently, and this applies within the context of our relationships, too. How you communicate with your partner, for example, is critically important to the health of your relationship. A licensed professional can identify where communication is breaking down so you can address those issues and communicate in a healthier way.
  • Prioritizing: Sometimes, you may have different priorities from your partner. That’s completely normal but finding consensus can be difficult. Your provider can help you learn how to balance your partner’s needs with your own in an effective way that makes you both happy.
  • Conflict resolution: Conflict is part of every relationship but there are healthy and unhealthy ways of handling it. Your counselor or therapist can teach you how to address conflict as it presents itself.
  • Listening skills: Communication is a two-way street. You might be surprised about something that your partner says during the course of a session. It can be tempting to become defensive but this often isn’t the best way to make progress. Your therapist can teach you how to listen to each other and mitigate future conflicts.

Mastering these skills can be helpful in any relationship –– sometimes, even couples with strong relationships schedule a few sessions with a professional to learn healthier habits and improve their bond. No matter where you’re at in your relationship, working with a counselor or therapist from Thriveworks Counseling in Shreveport, LA can help you solve your problems and grow closer as a couple.

Schedule Your First Couples Therapy Appointment in Shreveport, LA

Couples therapy and marriage counseling can help you overcome any issue you’re facing as a couple. Your provider will help you understand your challenges and move forward as one.

We understand that finding time for mental health care can be difficult, especially when scheduling appointments for multiple people. At Thriveworks Counseling in Shreveport, LA, we offer evening and weekend sessions to help you fit therapy into your busy schedule. We also offer a flexible cancellation policy.

Some of our clients love our online appointment options –– you can work with a provider over a video chat or a phone call. We won’t put you on a waitlist, and many of our new clients can see a professional within 24-48 hours.

Couples therapy or marriage counseling can help you strengthen your relationship with your significant other. Call our office at Thriveworks Counseling in Shreveport, LA to set up your first appointment with a couples therapist. Our scheduling team is standing by to provide you with excellent customer service and answer any questions you have.

 

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Shreveport therapists and counselors accept 21 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO/EPO/HDHP

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Self-pay costs at Shreveport
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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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling Shreveport is located off of Youree Dr, next to Vicki's School of Dance and just west of Cici's Pizza and FedEx. Our building is north of Home2 Suites by Hilton Shreveport, and across the street from James Avery Artisan Jewelry. The closest bus stop is Youree Dr & Florida St. If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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(318) 618-8427

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