What’s Relationship Counseling Actually?
How Does It Relationship Counseling Work on Our Platform?
Our counseling platform works in an extremely user-friendly way. We’ve taken care of all the platform logistics so that you would need to go through only three service steps. Using this counseling service isn’t tiring because it’s so easy. Here are a few simple actions that you’ll need to do to start your counseling on the platform:
Complete the Initial Orientation
Find and Pick Your Relationship Counselor
Start the Healing Process
Here’s Why Choose Us for Relationship Counseling
No Hidden Pricings
Emphasis on Convenience
Protecting Your Confidentiality
Who’ll Benefit From Relationship Counseling?
There isn’t one simple answer to this question — this type of therapy assists different couples differently. The most important thing to know is that it can help just about any couple. The statement holds regardless of sex, gender, race, sexual orientation, type of relationship.
Couples’ therapy can be a great opportunity to examine your relationships’ dynamic and address your issues. Whether it’s intimacy issues, interruption in communication, constant arguing — the experts will help you!
Firstly, you have to understand whether you need therapy. When the relationship is ending, it’s an obvious indicator that you need help, but that’s often too late to fix anything. You need to use counseling as a preventative measure when the problems only start arising within the couple. You might want to go for couples’ there if any of the following is true for you:
- Both of you stopped communicating and expressing yourself to each other
- A couple of points of which you disagree make you constantly argue
- Passive-aggressive and sarcastic talking is prevalent in the relationship
- You can’t decide on anything major together
- One of you lived through a traumatic experience, and it’s affecting your everyday life.
You'll Be Heard
You'll See Your Partner's Perspective
You'll Learn New Things About Relationships
How Does Relationship Counseling Achieve Anything?
Now you know how couples benefit from joint therapy, but how does the counseling expert achieve it? How do they help people get through their problems? How fast can they do it? Without disclosing too much (so as not to lower the effects of counseling on you), we can say the following.
Firstly, you mustn’t expect that you’ll be done in a few sessions. Relationship therapy is an endeavor that requires time and effort. In the first few sessions, the therapist will only learn about your couple, you separately, and the issues.
As the counseling sessions go on, the expert will give you unique options and solutions to the problems. They will help identify root causes for the couple’s problems and change your outlook on things. Here are the most popular techniques for couples’ therapy:
Relationship Dynamics Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions About Counseling for Relationships
It can be so that you may not find below the answer to all the counseling and relationship questions that you have. However, don’t worry; our customer support is always there to answer your inquiries. If you have any additional questions, then reach out to us via our chat or call us.
What If My Spouse Doesn’t Want to Participate?
It’s not that rare to see that only one partner in the relationship wants to seek counseling. Often, the second partner is in denial about the negative experience you both might have. If you find yourself in such a situation, remember — you can’t force anyone into therapy. All you can do is discuss your relationship in individual counseling sessions.
Can Your Therapists Work With LGBT Individuals and Relationships?
Relationship therapy counseling isn’t an exclusive privilege of a married couple; in fact, a much greater number of people can benefit. Our counseling experts’ relationships can also encompass simple long-term committed relationships, polyamorous and open relationships. Sex, gender, age, and sexuality aren’t factors that exclude you or your partner(s) from getting counseling.
Will My Counselor Try to Talk Me Into a Divorce?
This question is an obvious popular culture cliché; the short answer is no, the long one — it’s complicated. Any relationship counselor (or other types of therapists, for that matter) try to stay clear of giving any direct advice. As the therapist’s patient, you’re not likely to hear something along the lines of “You should do this.” No, the counseling professionals only facilitate the client’s introspection and offer them options, but they always let you arrive at your conclusions.
What About Premarital Relationship Counseling?
Our platform also offers counseling for premarital relationships — it’s professional help for those going for a long-term relationship. Getting preventative counseling and figuring out whether you’ll have any major issues with your partner will help both of you. It’ll greatly benefit and ensure your success as a couple because you’ll be dealing with potential issues.
What Should I Expect in Premarital Counseling?
Mostly, you and your partner will be discussing a row of hard-hitting questions that commonly make other couples fall apart. The questions can touch on everything from differences in religious beliefs, couple roles, the importance of finances, having children, etc.
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Often your therapist will recommend separate sessions if they see it fit. However, if that’s what you prefer, you can request it. Don’t wait until it’s too late to get couple counseling. Schedule an appointment on OpenTalk and start the journey to mending your relationship.
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