Marriage Counseling & Couples Therapy

You know you need help. Things aren’t going well, but you know your marriage can be better. But, where do you start? Is couples therapy really the right thing for you? Read more about our marriage counseling and couples therapy services at Sheltering Oaks Counseling. When you’re ready to schedule your session, please click the ‘Schedule Today’ button to connect with us and get the process started. We’d be honored to walk with you through your journey of healing and restoration as a couple.

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What’s impacting your relationship? Why consider couples therapy or marriage counseling?

Couples seek therapy for a variety of reasons. Some include communication problems, conflict, parenting issues, or sexual difficulties. Often, couples have experienced difficult circumstances before coming to marriage counseling. These difficulties can include trauma or loss which is also impacting their relationship.
Therapy can be a valuable way for couples to work through these and many other kinds of challenges. A major part of couples’ therapy will be helping clients to define clear goals. That way, there is a clear direction to head in couples therapy.
We will work collaboratively with you to help better understand your unique relationship. This includes identifying negative interaction patterns that may be getting a couple stuck. Then, helping them learn new ways to relate in a healthy way so growth can happen together in the relationship.
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In couples therapy, we find a path to restoration that best fits your needs.

We draw from a number of effective models of couple’s therapy. And, we use the best tools and methods available on behalf of our client’s relationships. Some marriage counseling methods include Gottman couple’s therapy, emotionally-focused couple’s therapy, and cognitive-behavioral (CBT) couple’s therapy.
Couples therapy and marriage counseling use various tools and skills training for relationships. Therapy can also be a safe place that is set apart in the couple’s schedule to go to those deeper, more difficult places. Of course, with the help of someone trained to guide and support them in the process. 
Relationships can have blind spots or get stuck in patterns that are hard to see or get out of. And, often, having someone else there to help recognize these blind spots or patterns is what is needed to overcome them.
Our desire is to help you join with your partner against the problems you are currently facing. So, you can finally experience the healthiest and best relationship possible.
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Participation for marriage counseling is key.

Taking the first step to come to therapy as a couple can often be a game-changer in a relationship. The therapy room is a set-apart time for you and your relationship.
Just like we all need to go to the doctor for a physical health problem at times, our most important relationships can also need special attention and care during certain seasons of life.
Couple’s therapy is an investment and does require that clients are willing to put the work in to get the results they need out of the time and process. But, your investment in this work can have an enormous positive impact on your relationship and family for years to come. And, maybe even the rest of your life. 
Through couple’s therapy, you will learn to recognize your own negative relationship patterns. And, you will gain tools and skills to create new ways of positively interacting in your relationship.
This might include learning communication and conflict resolution skills. Or, helping you and your significant other understand one another on a deeper level. And, finally, respond to each other in the ways you need.
You and your relationship are worth it! Please don’t hesitate to call and make an appointment if you are in need. We would be privileged to walk alongside you during this season in your relationship story
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Pre-marital Counseling

Pre-marital counseling is a valuable resource for couples at any stage of their relationship, not just those who are on the brink of marriage.

Whether you’re recently engaged and excitedly planning your future together or have been together for years and are finally deciding to tie the knot, pre-marital counseling can be immensely beneficial. It offers a safe and supportive space for couples to explore their expectations, values, and communication styles.

Those who have experienced previous marriages or long-term relationships can also find pre-marital counseling helpful in avoiding repeating past mistakes and creating healthier dynamics.

Ultimately, anyone who wants to build a strong foundation, deepen their connection, and navigate the challenges of a committed partnership can benefit from the insights and tools provided by pre-marital counseling. Love is a journey, and pre-marital counseling can be your trusted guide along the way.

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If you have an inclination that you might need to talk with someone, do it. Counseling is a perfectly normal and valuable experience that benefits many people. Is it time for you to get help and feel more connected in your relationships?

Ready to Schedule an Appointment for testing or therapy?

We know how difficult it can be to take the first step to ask for help. You also may have questions! Our team of mental health professionals are available to help you through this process. Call today and we will get you scheduled with one of our therapists or testing psychologists. If you have questions before you begin, we're here to answer questions about therapy, testing, our counselors, or anything else. Please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with you soon!

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Other Mental Health Services at Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Your family may need help in more than one way. At Sheltering Oaks Counseling, we want to meet the mental health needs of every member of your family. Therefore, we offer a number of  mental health services at our Wesley Chapel, FL based therapy clinic.  For example, our therapists offer Christian counselingcounseling for young adults, therapy for cancer survivors and trauma therapy. We also have marriage counseling, family therapy, play therapy, and counseling for ministers. Not only can we help you in our Tampa area counseling offices, but we can also work with you anywhere in the state with online therapy in Florida.

Additionally, we offer several types of testing services, including neuropsychological testing, ADHD testing, psychoeducational evaluationGifted testing, and more. Finally, our specialty services for veterans and parents as IEP advocates can help you too! We would love to connect when you are ready to reach out.


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