Couples/Marriage Therapy

Our therapists are experienced in working with couples who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/gender diverse, panoramic, and polyamorous. Our therapists are knowledgeable and sensitive to couple who are involved in BDSM/kink/fetish and leather communities. Couples coming into therapy are looking for counselors who can help them with issues and skill related to:

  • Addictions in relationships
  • Avoiding “too hot” and “too cold” relationships
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Dating versus relationship:
  • Love vs. Lust
  • Negotiating viable boundaries in relationships.
  • Open versus closed relationships
  • The danger of “you are my world” syndrome; the need for friends.
  • The 50/50 split of Power and Responsibility
  • The Four Areas of Power: Time, Task, Sex and Money
  • The “Seven Year Itch”; time to reinvent yourselves and your relationship.
  • The Three Needs in Relationship: Inclusion, Intimacy, and Control