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The fastest & most effective way for you to fix your marriage, without having to wait months to begin seeing positive results, is to have an INTENSIVE…
Falling out of love in marriage is common - here's what to do
You love your spouse but you're not happy anymore. Your marriage has lost its spark, your spouse is distant, you're losing connection by the day. This article was written to help you take a closer look at what's going on, why you worry you might have married the wrong person and how common it is to feel like you're falling out of love in a marriage. Gain clarity so you can decide what to do and whether it's possible to restore the connection you once shared.
How to improve your marriage on your own
Suggesting relationship therapy or marriage counseling to your partner without freaking them out can be challenging if you don’t approach the subject carefully. Read on for more tips on how to get your partner on board to get marriage help together, as well as some actionable steps you can take on your own to significantly improve your marriage, even if your spouse seems to have given up on your relationship.
Should you go to individual therapy first to fix your marriage issues?
Has your therapist told you to do individual therapy first? Read on to find out why this advice is extremely unhelpful, yet rather common from this post written by Shlomo Slatkin, a certified Imago relationship therapist.
Advice for couples considering marriage counseling
Deciding to attend relationship counseling together is a major step in the right direction! If you and your spouse have already come this far, give each other some credit and a pat on the back. You’ve already proven that you’re committed and willing to put in the work. We also invite you to prepare yourselves mentally and emotionally for therapy so you can really get the most out of your time with your counselor. Read on for advice on how to make the most out of couples therapy!
Intensive retreats vs weekly marriage counseling
Discover what can be accomplished for your marriage during an intensive couples therapy retreat using the Imago relationship therapy method where couples learn to create emotional safety by communicating without blame and shame so both sides feel seen, heard, validated and empowered to co-create a healthy relationship.
Intensive marriage retreats that help you create emotional safety
Our intensive marriage retreats create emotional safety, teaching you to communicate effectively in a calm, clear, no blame, no shame, safe environment. We use Imago relationship therapy & communication method to help you make sense of your mess and guide you out of it. Think of it as a marriage intervention of sorts. We practice intensive Imago relationship therapy coupled with our “No Shame, No Blame” communication system because it is simply the fastest way to get results & save your marriage
Imago relationship therapy for emotional safety in marriage
Feeling disconnected in your marriage? It may be a difference of how you both show up with your emotions and where you got messages from childhood that it wasn't safe to share. Imago relationship therapy helps couples create emotional safety in their communication, so both sides feel seen, heard, validated and empowered with tools to co-create a healthy relationship. If you're striving to overcome reactivity or disconnect in your marriage, dicover more about Imago relationship therapy!
Guided meditations & self care for inner child healing
In these coping skills worksheets you will discover: 💗What to do when you’ve hit a plateau in your personal journey towards growth and healing childhood trauma 💗Affirmations for the Inner Child 💗Meditations to heal childhood neglect 💗Forgiveness for couples & past trauma | The Emerging Childhood Unscathed self care and mental health printable therapy resources help to heal your inner child and your unconscious mind. | by the Marriage Restoration Project | Therapy Worksheets
How can you restore the connection you once shared
As an Imago relationship therapist, I can assure you that feeling lonely in a marriage is a common relationship issue. If your husband or wife is distant, this post will help you discover what you can do to cope with your feelings of loneliness. Learn why this might be a good time for self care & discovering more about the relationship. Read on to find out what might be behind your spouse's distance and what can be done to restore the connection you once shared.
Why Imago Therapy is the most effective form of marriage counseling out there
An Imago therapist views your relationship as the “patient”, not either you or your spouse, as in regular therapy. It’s often referred to as “No Blame, No Shame” because of the safe dialogue process that is used to create a safe, non judgmental environment. In Imago therapy, it’s all about connection. There’s no one taking sides, no one suggesting divorce or advising separation. It’s about you achieving ultimate growth and healing through your relationship. Discover more about Imago!
Why is your spouse oversharing their trauma & what you can do
It's normal and even healthy to vent to your spouse or your friends, but when taken to the extreme it's called trauma dumping. When you overshare trauma with someone repeatedly, it can harm your relationship with that person. In this post, we'll help you tell the difference between healthy venting and toxic trauma dumping, explain why some spouses overshare their trauma and give you advice on how to handle this to restore the health of your marriage.
How to make sure couples' counseling will work for you
If you are making the investment of time and money to work on your marriage problems, you’ll want to make sure that you follow these marriage counseling tips so that you get the best return on your investment. Expecting just to show up and have the therapist wave a magic wand and fix everything is wishful thinking. However, there are some tangible things you can do to make your couples therapy a successful experience! | The Marriage Restoration Project | Imago relationship therapy marriage help
My wife yells at me - why & how to make it stop
Does your wife yell and scream at you? If the behavior is relatively new there could be an unresolved issue or point of contention that you need to address together to stop the outbursts. If the yelling is chronic behavior you should know that yelling at a spouse is an unproductive and unhealthy behavior that needs to stop. Here’s what you should do if you find yourself in a relationship with someone who keeps shouting at you. | The Marriage Restoration Project | Marriage advice | Marriage help
When weekly couples' counseling tends not to work
Marriage counseling usually doesn’t work in certain situations. It can be helpful, but for many couples, it doesn’t necessarily work, even with a good therapist. Most counseling sessions are 50 minutes a week. (If you are lucky, it might be 90 minutes.) That’s not a lot of time for two people to talk, especially if you’re in crisis. Understand why marriage counseling doesn’t usually work in these situations and what else can be done to save a marriage or work through your marriage conflict.
When couples' therapy is making things worse in your marriage
Have you tried marriage counseling and found that it didn't work for you? Or that it actually made things worse? We discuss 5 red flags that, if happening to you in couples' therapy, may indicate that this therapy is actually hurting your relationship rather than helping it. This vital info will also help you know what to look for in marriage counseling, how to find a competent marriage counselor and how to make the most of the couples' therapy you choose to address your relationship issues!