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Why Couples Counseling Is Beneficial

therapist explaining to couple why couples counseling is beneficial

Almost any couple can benefit from couples counseling. The society fairytale of “soulmates” and “finding the one” often hinders communication between partners because the sense is that each partner should intuitively “get” the other. In reality, communication is key to everything, and people are not mindreaders or empaths. A couples counseling program is beneficial because it can help couples communicate better, resolve conflicts, and improve their relationship. It can also help them learn how to deal with stress and anger constructively. Couples counseling can be helpful for both new and long-term relationships.

Contact Connections Wellness Group at 940.360.4245 to learn why couples counseling is beneficial.

Benefits of Couples Counseling

Whether you are preparing to get married, struggling several years into a marriage, or striving to keep your marriage strong after several decades, couples counseling can help. Counseling can help the two of you understand each other better and get on the same page, no matter the situation. Your therapist will use the power of relationship dynamics to give you a personalized experience that allows you to work on your specific issues and find the best way to resolve them. Some of the benefits include the following:

Improves Communication

One of the most important factors in a successful relationship is communication. Couples counseling can help you learn better and more effective ways of communicating with your partner, whether through direct feedback or simply expressing yourself in a more open way.

Helps with Resolving Conflicts

Many couples find resolving their differences and conflicts difficult, even when they sincerely want to do so. Counseling can help you learn how to resolve your differences in a healthier and more productive way, either through compromise or seeking out other solutions.

Makes Managing Stress Together Easier

Life can be stressful at times, no matter what stage of a relationship you are in with a partner. Whether it’s managing work responsibilities or raising children, stress is unavoidable. Couples counseling can help you learn how to manage and reduce stress in your relationship.

Helps When Coping with Tough Situations

Couples counseling is perfect for couples who have gone through a challenging situation together, such as an illness or the loss of a loved one. Counseling can help you come together during difficult times and get back on track when it comes to your relationship.

Makes Coping with Anger and Resentment Easier

Couples counseling can help you learn how to better cope with anger and resentment, whether it is yours or your partner’s. You will learn how to communicate effectively and get back on the same page when conflict arises in the future.

How to Pay for Couples Counseling

Many people avoid any type of counseling or therapy, especially couples counseling, because of the stigma of mental health and/or “needing help” in sustaining a relationship—especially with your “soulmate.” However, the perceived cost of couples counseling also deters many people from seeking the help they need to live their best lives. Connections Wellness Group accepts many major insurance providers.

We are in-network with the following:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • Magellan
  • Humana
  • Optum
  • All UHC plans (UMR, All Savers, United Shared Services, etc.)
  • Baylor Scott and White Health Plan
  • Bright Health Care
  • Behavioral Health Systems

We are not in-network with the following:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

We also accept all major credit cards, checks, and cash for those that prefer private payment options.

Reach Out to Connections Wellness Group to Realize the Benefits of Marriage Counseling

If you and your partner are experiencing turbulence in your relationship, do not feel as if you are the only ones. It is perfectly normal for individuals who care deeply about one another to experience conflict or miscommunication from time to time. Seeking the benefits of couples counseling from a professional treatment center like Connections Wellness Group gives you and your partner the best chance of maintaining a healthy relationship.

With multiple locations throughout the Dallas – Fort Worth area, we are accessible and ready to help. Call 940.360.4245 or contact us online to get started.