Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP
If you are seeking couples therapy in Jacksonville, Florida or Ponte Vedra, Beach Florida we have several options for you. Deciding to participate in couples therapy unfortunately often requires a crisis to have taken place. It is our hope that you seek our assistance before a crisis occurs, as it is easier to maintain and improve a relationship rather than salvage one that is broken as a result of infidelity, alcoholism, selfishness, or years of neglect and conflict.
Deciding that you and your partner would benefit from couples therapy is the first step. Picking up the phone and contacting a competent doctor of psychology, couples therapist, psychologist, or marriage counselor is the next step.
Fortunately at D’Arienzo Psychological Group we have several professionals who perform marriage counseling and family therapy for you that can be chosen. We have a psychologist (doctor of psychology) and three marriage therapists (two licensed social workers and a licensed mental health counselor). Sometimes choosing a therapist with a specific gender is important to you. You may want to consider with a gender in which you have some discomfort as working through this may be therapeutic for you. Sometimes women chose a male therapist believing their husbands will more likely listen to his suggestions. Sometimes a female therapist is chosen by a husband believing he will receive validation from her that he is providing his wife with the needs that would satisfy most women. Partners chose a specific gendered therapist for many other reasons as well.
Regardless of the therapist you chose, our therapeutic style at D’Arienzo Psychological Group is solution and systems focused and cognitive behavioral. We also utilize the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Using these styles we offer a no nonsense approach to build intimacy, resolve communication, reduce conflict, and create a plan for your future together.
Couples therapy is a specialty of our practice. We welcome the opportunity to assist you and your partner in learning to save your relationship or marriage. We are committed to helping you improve your life and your relationship. If you are reading this you are probably ready for couples therapy in Jacksonville, Florida. Give us a call today at 904-379-8094.