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.

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How to have a healing conversation after a fight with your partner

Every couple fights.  Period. End of sentence.  If you’re not disagreeing from time to time, your relationship is probably not as alive as it could be.  But that’s a topic for another day. The trouble most couples get into is not the fight itself, it’s the repair.   What is a repair? Picture this.  You…

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Rebuilding Trust after betrayal, couples counseling for gay men San Francisco, CA 94012

Healing betrayal and rebuilding trust in your relationship

When there has been a betrayal in your relationship, it can take hard work and time to rebuild trust.  You may even be questioning if you want to rebuild trust and forgive. Let’s slow it down and explore this topic in more detail. What is a betrayal? Simply put, betrayal is the breaking of trust.…

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15 reasons people seek couples counseling San Francisco, CA 94102

15 reasons to seek couples counseling

Couples counseling can provide a safe space to talk about scary things.  It can teach you tools to change those negative communication patterns. It can help you feel close and connected to your partner again.   All that being said, it’s not easy.  It will take hard work, time and commitment.   How can I…

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How to build intimacy in gay relationships

Intimacy doesn’t have to decrease over time.  In fact, if you’re in a long-term gay relationship, a decrease in intimacy could be a symptom of a larger issue.  While sex and intimacy are often used interchangeably, that’s not what I aim to do here. Let’s start by clarifying what I mean by intimacy. What is…

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