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Online Couples Counseling

Are you a professional couple, a remote-flexible professional couple, or busy parents with different schedules looking for virtual couples counseling in San Francisco, California, Los Angeles, or the greater Bay Area? If so, you are like many of the couples we support here at Lovewell. Read on to learn more about the benefits of our virtual couples counseling in California. 

Couples often wait until too late to seek intervention and by then, one or both partners may be ready to end the relationship. This may be due to stigma that seeking counseling means your relationship is beyond repair, or simply not knowing what couples therapy is. That's why here at Lovewell, we seek to educate first and  make sure our couples understand what couples therapy is, the importance of being clear on goals, and how couples therapy can benefit their relationship. 

We encourage preventative counseling (like preventative medicine) as a natural and healthy part of a balanced life and a protective measure for your relationships. Whatever stage of need your relationship is in, from not started, to newly begun, to parenting, to divorce, we can support you, and have supported clients like you before. 

Research has shown that couples therapy is effective in changing couple's perceptions of their relationship, altering dysfunctional behavior patterns, decreasing emotional avoidance in one or both partners, improving resilience, and improving communication. Virtual couples therapy, in our experience, has been shown to be just as effective at reaching these goals. At Lovewell, our skilled clinicians blend evidence-based techniques, coaching, and therapeutic interventions to identify patterns and problems, teach new skills, and guide couples towards their goals and greater relationship health. 

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How Online Couples Therapy Works

Online couples therapy, also known as virtual couples counseling or online couples counseling, has become increasingly popular in recent years. With the convenience of technology, couples can now receive therapy from the comfort of their own home. Online couples counseling offers a range of benefits, including convenience, affordability, and accessibility.Online couple therapy typically involves couples signing up for a session with a licensed therapist specializing in couples therapy. The therapist will then schedule a video call with the couple to discuss the issues the couple is facing in their relationship. The therapist may ask questions to gain a deeper understanding of the couple's dynamics and offer guidance on navigating their challenges.

One of the advantages of online couple therapy is that couples have access to a broader range of therapists, including those who may not be located in their geographic area. Additionally, online therapy may be more affordable than in-person therapy, as there are no transportation or overhead expenses. Couples therapy California is a popular search term for couples seeking online therapy in California. Online couples counseling is legal in California, and couples can access therapy services from licensed therapists.

Couples counseling can be for you if: 

  • You're dating and wondering if/when/how to take things to the next level
  • You're at any stage of relationship and want more intimacy
  • You're at any stage of relationship and find yourself trapped in cyclical fights and patterns
  • You're engaged or planning to get engaged and want pre-marital counseling
  • You've broken up and gotten back together and want to interrupt old patterns and create a new foundation
  • You're married and want to improve your relationship or better handle problems together
  • You want to "save" your relationship or recover after a difficult patch

Our virtual couples counselors draw from different couples therapy modalities including Sue Johnson's Emotionally Focused Therapy, mindfulness, somatics, The Gottman Method, Mindful Self-Compassion, and Prepare-Enrich premarital counseling.  The diversity of these different modalities allows our counselors to adapt to the needs of our couples and tailor treatment plans to each individual relationship. 

Are you still not sure about virtual couples counseling? Contact us to discuss virtual couples therapy in San Francisco. We will help you find the best couples therapist in San Francisco for you, even if it's not us!

 *Please note, due to licensure restrictions, we can only provide online and virtual couples therapy in California,  at this time. This means couples must reside in California. 

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