Every relationship has its ups and downs. Sometimes there are rough valleys we must trudge through and other times, there are sky-reaching peaks we summit together. The key is keeping the relationship balanced, so it doesn’t crumble.
Part of maintaining this balance is expressing your emotions and locating the source of your concerns. Sometimes, it’s restorative to simply vent and share our frustrations with someone who will listen. That’s where couples therapy for one comes in.
What Is Couples Therapy for One?
Couples therapy for one is a safe space we create so individuals in relationships can talk with their therapist. Your therapist can help you express your emotions and feelings in a nurturing space where you can freely and confidentially discuss your worries, disappointments, and annoyances.
Some topics people discuss in therapy are:
- Issue with in-laws
- Parenting issues
- Substance abuse
- Financial problems and disputes
- Anger issues
- Relationship transitions (e.g., pregnancy, separation)
- Health concerns, loss of loved ones, and caregiving responsibilities
Your therapist can help you resolve any minor or major problem in a positive and healthy way.
How Counseling Can Enrich Your Life and Relationship
Our aim as therapists is to help you thrive in your individual life and your relationship. Relationship counseling and couples therapy for one can help you do the following:
- Understand how external factors affect your relationship (e.g., family values, lifestyle, culture, religion).
- Reflect on your past and how it informs or impacts the present.
- Communicate in a constructive way.
- Learn why and how arguments or disagreements escalate.
- Compromise and resolve conflicts when possible.
Over time, as your counseling sessions progress, you may find a way to overcome your concerns and make positive changes in your life as an individual and couple. Ultimately, therapy offers you the space and safety to grow and thrive.
Couples Therapy for One in Denver, CO
Counseling Center of Cherry Creek offers couples therapy for one, among various other forms of counseling. Our therapists––Margie Kaems, Chris Weaver, and Meagan Berry––are highly skilled and experienced licensed therapists who can help you attain a more fulfilling and passionate relationship. Whether you and your spouse are newlyweds or have been partners for decades, couples therapy for one may benefit you.
If you would like to schedule a therapy session with us, please contact our Denver counseling center at (720) 457-3342.