Helping Couples Nurture Connection and Joy
Our relationships can bring us great joy, but can also cause us great pain. When we experience disconnection and distress in our primary partnerships, our sense of safety and well-being is often shaken. You may feel like it’s harder to understand each other, find that you’re arguing more, or that you’re increasingly withdrawing in the relationship. Or you may miss the intimacy and joy you once experienced together and feel like your relationship has become more transactional due to the demands of work, parenting, and other life obligations.
Couples therapy can help you find your way back to each other, with a deepened sense of trust and compassion. It can help you accept your individual differences, learn more effective communication and conflict resolution skills, and nurture a newfound sense of joy and reconnection.
How I Help
I primarily utilize Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) in my work with couples. Grounded in attachment research, it helps couples identify and change their unhelpful interaction patterns that result in conflict, poor communication, and emotional disconnection. I also utilize the work of Drs. John and Julie Gottman (The Gottman Method) and Esther Perel.