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Couples Therapy

Reconnect

Discover new skills to help you reconnect to renew and deepen your relationship. Ursula have level 1 & 2 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, a highly researched psychotherapy method. Learn how to deal with issues from the past. Learn how to maintain your relationship in the future. Our therapists are LGBTQ embracing therapist.

$220 / 1 hour session

longer sessions available

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Why to go to couple's therapy

It is common for couples to experience difficulties within their partnership. Sometimes our past interferes with attachment and bonding. Sometimes life gets hectic or challenging and one's relationship can be neglected. 
Entering into conflict with only each other can be intimidating and scary. 

When to get couple's therapy

The average couple waits 6 years before seeking help for marital problems (Gottman, 1994)

1/2 of all marriages that end do so in the first 7 years. (Gottman, 1994)

67% of new parents experience a precipitous drop in couple satisfaction in the first three years of the baby's life. (Shapiro & Gottman, 2005)

The Four Horseman (criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling) predict early divorce 5.6 years after the wedding. (Gottman, 1994)

Emotional Withdrawl, the absence of positive affect during conflict discussions (shared humour, affection, empathy) predict later divorcing 16.2 years after the wedding. (Gottman, 1994)

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What to expect

In our therapy sessions, we start with getting a history of your relationship, the issues you are currently having, as well as a discussion about how you as a couple handle conflict. 
Ursula uses the Gottman Couples' Therapy method which has an emphasis on assessment and skill training to improve communication during conflict and to strengthen connection. 

Why work with Kathryn

Kathryn helps couples understand each other, connect, and rekindle the love that brought them together in the beginning. She helps couples improve communication skills to increase intimacy. Kathryn has extensive experience working with couples and families experiencing addiction within the family system. She gently intervenes to help couples heal from infidelity or sexual addictions. Her nonjudgmental approach provides a safe place for couples to be authentic and vulnerable in their sessions together.

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Why work with Julia

Relationships are one of the most important contributors to being happy.

Julia is driven to support couples to achieve trust and connection.

Become the couple that can trust and lean on each other.

Learn how to appreciate each other and strengthen that romantic friendship.

Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 Completed

Why work with Ursula

Ursula is trained in Gottman's Couple Therapy Levels 1 and 2. 

She has gone through the joys of marriage and the tumultuous effects of divorce. Ursula is motivated to help couples prevent divorce by strengthening your bond to each other and increasing couple skills. 
It is important for you to enjoy your lives together not only for your own happiness but also for the happiness of your children. 

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