For the longest time, it seems like you and your partner have been caught in a destructive cycle.
Whether due to things beyond your control like infertility…
… an unexpected childhood diagnosis, or adding a new baby to the family, big stressors are continuing to divide you.
You both know that you can’t go on feeling this miserable, disconnected, and misunderstood. And you’re ready for guidance from the right professional.
You know your relationship is cold and distant.
You and your partner rarely do anything fun together anymore…
You’re constantly talking or arguing about the kids, or chores, or other responsibilities, but you tend to not to talk about your hopes, dreams, feelings, or needs.
It’s like you lost a partner in life and gained a roommate, or worse, an enemy. Sex and intimacy is not what it used to be. You are longing for more but you don’t know how to get there.
It’s painful to realize that the very place you long to feel understood and valued is the very place you struggle to find peace. You and your partner are drifting apart, and the emotional toll is overwhelming. Sometimes you wonder if one or both of you would be better if you didn’t stay in the relationship, but that isn’t really what you want.
You would love to be able to learn the skills and tools necessary to get you back on the right track.
You would love to reconnect and to find one another again.
You long to have meaningful discussions rather than conflict
You would love have hope that something positive will come out of this difficult period.
A lot of the time you feel hopeless and wonder if your relationship will succeed, and you wish you could better understand your partner and actually be understood in return. You both long for your needs to be met, but resentment has gotten in the way, and you feel the disconnect way too often.
You truly want to be a happy couple again and to go through life together.
You truly want to be a happy couple again and to go through life together.
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The Couples Counseling Process
Here’s what to expect in Couples Therapy:
WEEK ONE: Intake
During this initial marriage counseling session, you, your partner, and your therapist will have the opportunity to work together to begin to understand what is really going on in your world. Your therapist will get to know the two of you by asking questions about your unique relationship concerns. And, together the three of you will start to develop a plan for your time that will help you to establish and reach your goals.
WEEK TWO and Beyond: Couples Counseling & sex therapy
Each couples therapy session is designed to help you dive deep into the underlying causes of disconnection. Together, the two of you and your therapist will identify how each of you as individuals contributes to your relationship as a whole. The goal is for both of you to feel comfortable and confident in who you are, which makes you more willing to be vulnerable and share yourselves with each other. This leads to an even deeper connection, better sex life, and stronger relationship.
WEEK TWO and Beyond: Couples Counseling
Each marriage counseling session is designed to help you dive deep into the underlying causes of disconnection. Together, the two of you and your therapist will identify how each of you as individuals contributes to your relationship as a whole. The goal is for both of you to feel comfortable and confident in who you are, which makes you more willing to be vulnerable and share yourselves with each other. This leads to an even deeper connection and stronger relationship.
TERMINATION: 1-2 Final Sessions
In your final sessions of couples therapy, you, your partner, and your therapist will review your goals to ensure you are satisfied with your counseling experience and that the work you have done together has met your expectations. You will also outline a plan going forward so that you and your partner are able to retain what you have worked on together and implement all you have learned outside of session.
More About Simi Psychological Group
At Simi Psychological Group, our mission is to reach the true root of your struggles so you can create real lasting change in you and your family's lives. We know you have full control to live the life you deserve, which will then ripple into our community and the world.
Who Benefits Most from Marriage Counseling and Couples Therapy in Simi Valley
All couples go through rough times, but sometimes it’s beneficial to have an independent and skilled third party to help you make sense of what is going on and to help you to gain the tools to make positive change in your relationship.
You will benefit from Couples Therapy if:
There are certain situations where you might not be ready for couples therapy sessions with Simi Psychological Group.
What Does Couples Therapy Cost?
Due to our desire to make sure you maintain maximum privacy and wanting to provide you with the highest level of care possible without constraints from managed care, we are out-of-network providers. This means we do not accept reimbursement directly from insurance.
When and Where Can I Schedule a Marriage Counseling Session in Simi Valley?
Our office is conveniently located at:
3695 Alamo St. Suite 103
Simi Valley, CA 93063.
We also serve Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Northridge, Porter Ranch, and the surrounding communities.
In addition, we offer online therapy in Los Angeles, Ventura County and throughout California.
Business hours and availability are dependent on the provider.
Interested in Online Marriage Therapy?
Online marriage counseling and online couples therapy offers a strong convenience for many couples. Does the commute make it hard for you to coordinate schedules with your partner? Our telehealth video platform allows you to be separated on different devices – meaning, you can attend therapy from two different areas. Going online provides you peace of mind. It’s convenient, comfortable, and practical. You don’t need to worry about rushing over after work, or skipping dinner for a session. You can attend our online therapy from the comfort of your room. Our therapists at Simi Psychological Group want to help you better understand yourself and your partner.
Your Next Steps
The two of you will gain clarity, and a sense of solidarity connection if you both strive to open yourselves up to each other.
And you’ll also enjoy being friends once again rather than acting as enemies or roommates. Ultimately, you’ll you will grow closer and develop strong skills to use for your entire journey. We can help.
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