Relationships evolve. As they evolve, the individuals in a couple may grow closer together or find themselves drifting apart. Often, one partner in the drifiting-apart couple may be the one to initiate the idea of therapy. My role is not to referee or decide who is “right” and who is “wrong.”
As a couple therapist, I help you both to address and understand patterns of communication and intimacy that may be interfering with your growth. I help you recognize how past feelings and vulnerabilities may be emerging in your current relationship and guide you toward expressing these emotions in ways that encourage bonding.
Together we will discover new ways for you to speak, to listen, and to respond to each other that lead to new, more satisfying outcomes than you’ve recently been experiencing.
I have had training in both EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and AEDPfC (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples). I also am currently training
with the Couple's Institute, based in Menlo Park.
I help couples with:
Distance and withholding
Disagreements over finances
Infidelity and affairs