Couples Counseling

Couples counseling is a powerful way to better understand, heal and grow your relationship.  Through relationship therapy you can have a more close and connected bond with your partner.  As a couples therapist in San Francisco, I provide counseling for couples looking to have more connected, intimate and communicative relationships.  Through this blog, I explore topics like communication problems, intimacy issues, connection, sexuality and conflict management.

relationship communication problems

How to address communication problems in your relationship

When people call to seek couples counseling, they often say that communication problems are their number one concern. Communication problems can mean a variety of different things and we’ll explore a few common types here. Typically, a communication breakdown is one of two things. You and your partner have stopped talking about important things all…

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rebuild trust after betrayal

Is it possible to rebuild trust after betrayal?

The short answer is, yes. It is possible to rebuild trust after betrayal. If you’re able to move through the pain there is the possibility that your relationship can be even stronger than it was in the past. It won’t be easy. It will take time, hard work and vulnerability, but there is hope. What…

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fun questions to ask your partner

10 fun questions to ask your partner

Most couples want better communication and increased intimacy.  But how do you make that happen? Below is a list of 10 fun questions to ask your partner on your next dinner date.  The purpose of this exercise is to encourage you change up your routine.  The idea for this comes from a study about how…

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5 essential books for couples to read together

5 essential books for couples to read together

Reading a book with your partner can be a bonding and educational experience.  As a couples therapist, I’ve compiled a list of the 5 essential books for couples to ready together.  Reading is just one of the many things you can choose to do with your partner. Setting aside time The act of setting aside…

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Tough Questions for couples - couples counseling San Francisco

Tough questions for couples to ask each other

As a couples therapist, I have no shortage of tough questions for couples to ask each other.  In my experience, I have seen that there is also no shortage of excuses that allow us to avoid having tough conversations with our partners. There are usually good reasons we have for avoiding scary topics.  Life can…

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