Couples therapy for strengthening your relationship
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Certified EFT Therapist
Couples Therapy in Massachusetts
I specialize in helping people who are struggling with their relationships.
Although it can be a great source of happiness, our romantic relationships can also cause significant distress. I work with my clients to help them to create, sustain, and strengthen these important connections.
Many of my clients start therapy during a time of uncertainty in their relationship.
Perhaps you are in a time of uncertainty, too. Maybe you are in a relationship with someone you love, but you want to stop the misunderstandings, frustrations, and recurring fights. You want to build a life with this person but don't know how to end the arguments, communicate your feelings and needs, or let go of past hurts.
Most couples start therapy to improve their communication. They want to speak to each other about tough issues with more kindness and collaboration, but find themselves stuck in the same fight over and over.
If you want to work on improving your relationships and creating a fuller, more meaningful life, I'm here to help.
Remember, the most meaningful growth comes from the most challenging situations.
Couples come to therapy to address a number of problems, but all have the goal of having a happier, healthier relationship. Some couples are so disconnected they barely speak while others have explosive fights. No matter the issue, therapy can help. I specialize in treating couples where one partner has anxiety, depression, or bipolar disorder. I have completed training in several couples therapy approaches, and tailor my work to best fit what the couple is seeking and needing.
For those interested in proactive, time-limited, and transformative couples work, I, along with AASECT-certified sex therapist Dr. Bailey Hanek, have co-created a program called The Relationship Coaches. By combining our expertises we are able to help couples learn how to communicate effectively, learn about and navigate each other's sexual needs, solve conflicts, and address issues before they get bigger.
I enjoy discussing and sharing my expertise on relationships and couples therapy with a wider audience. I also speak on the benefit of company's prioritizing and supporting the health of their employee's romantic relationships. I am available for speaking engagements and have given trainings/talks on topics including how to navigate hookup culture and modern dating, skills for managing emotional flooding, and how to strengthen romantic relationships.
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I Believe That:
All people deserve support, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, or relationship structure.
My practice is welcoming, affirming, and non-judgmental.
Therapy should be a safe space.
You should feel safe talking about difficult things. Even if it's hard, I'm right there with you to make sure you feel supported and heard.
You deserve kind and direct feedback.
I am not a silent therapist. I will be honest with you, and in a gentle and understanding way, I'll help you make the changes you want.
Sessions should be convenient and comfortable.
Virtual therapy means you can book sessions that fit your schedule without worrying about a commute, plus you can call in from the comfort of your own space.
Therapy does not have to be a last resort.
You don't have to wait until your life or relationship is falling apart before seeking help. Therapy can be proactive and stop problems before they start.
Check out my blog on Psychology Today-