Potter Counseling and Consulting provides in-person and online appointments out of Durham, NC.
When life's stressors become too much, and your relationship is suffering, Potter Counseling is here to help.
Even the happiest marriages or relationships can hit a rough patch at some point. But when you’re no longer able to work through the difficulties yourselves, then it might be time to enlist the help of a highly trained therapist at Potter Counseling and Consulting. Our marriage and family therapists in Durham provide the tools to help you work to resolve your differences and move beyond the conflict in a safe and caring environment.
While each couple’s situation is different, there are often common friction points when it comes to relationship issues that couples counseling or marriage therapy can help address, including but not limited to:
- Fighting about money
- Children and parenting differences
- Poor communication
- Jealousy and infidelity
- Differences in values
Couples often seek couples therapy when the relationship is at a standstill, and unsure whether the relationship is worth saving. There might be resentment, withdrawal, no physical intimacy, and a communication breakdown. When a relationship shows signs of addiction, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and/or severe depression, seek guidance from a couples counselor immediately for your safety and your partner’s.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM COUPLES THERAPY
Potter Counseling, Durham, NC uses proven counseling approaches such as the Gottman Method, Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), and Narrative Therapy to help couples get to the root of the problems, learn new ways to communicate and find a way back to love.
Potter Counseling in Durham, NC, offers premarital counselors who are certified Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts (SYMBIS) Facilitators and facilitators in Prepare and Enrich. Premarital counseling usually lasts between 3-8 sessions and covers topics like marriage momentum, mindset towards marriage, expectations regarding finances, sex, relationships with friends and families, communication, conflict, spirituality, and much more.