“What is marriage counseling and how does it work?” This is a question that new clients commonly ask when they first come for help with their marriage. Some people have delayed coming to counseling because they don’t know what to expect. So let’s talk here about what happens in the first session, and then what to expect after that. When a couple comes in for the first time I listen to them both, then listen more. It’s taken time to get here, maybe a long time, and there are many feelings and thoughts that couples need to get out, and that I need to hear. I do not referee or allow arguments, and I never take sides. Marriage counseling is about the couple – the marital unit; how it got to where both felt counseling was needed, and how to find a way to marriage to will be a deligh…Read More
Marriage Counseling In Palatine
Creating a place of safety and trust are essential for marriage and relationship counseling to work well. In my office I work hard to create this safe place, a haven where you can feel free to reveal your true self, and the true source of your mental health issues. It is a place where you can ask any question or share your true feelings without the fear of being judged.
Each marriage, relationship, and trauma therapy client is different, no two have the same journey. I will work with you individually, providing one-on-one attention and individualized mental health care. By truly listening to your story, we will work on healing the trauma of the past, bringing hope to the present and life to your future. There is always hope, and the new life that you long for is possible. At New Hope Counseling, you are accepted just as you are. Your story matters to me, and I would love to help you. Specializing in a variety of marriage, relationship, and trauma counseling areas, we can reach the future that you desire. Your journey to healing can begin today.