Marriage counselling, also called couples counselling/therapy helps couples (married or not) to understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationship. Couples counselling gives couples the tools to communicate better, negotiate differences, problem solve and even argue in a healthier way.
At HUM, you have the option for at least one or both individuals to do a comprehensive assessment to determine needs, diagnosis/es and where they are at, or start with couples counselling with one of our providers and go from there. Marriage counselling is often short term. You may need only a few sessions to help you weather a crisis. Or you may need marriage counselling for several months, particularly if your relationship has greatly deteriorated. As with individual counselling, the schedule of your appointments will be determined based on your needs.
You may need marriage/couples counseling if you have experienced any of the following
At HUM, we provide marriage and couples psychotherapy which draws from a variety of models and incorporates aspects of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy.
There are two ways to access marriage/couples services at HUM: