Couples Counseling can be of huge benefit to any relationship, regardless of the nature or severity of your problems. Some of the major ways in which couples counseling can benefit your relationship is in the areas of:
• Improved communication,
• Revitalizing your emotional connection
• Re-negotiating your commitments.
Couples generally come to couples counseling when they realize that their relationship is in some kind of trouble. Sometimes the problem is so significant, or has been left unattended for so long, that the relationship is already in severe crisis. At other times, the couple becomes aware at an earlier stage that they are not able to resolve their problems on their own, and that they need the help of a relationship counsellor before their relationship hits crisis point and heads to dissolution.
No relationship is ever entirely smooth sailing. Sometimes the problems are overtly present form the beginning of the relationship, sometimes they surface after a long time of being together, or as a result of unexpected stresses. Whatever trouble your relationship is in, and no matter how severely your relationship is being affected, almost all couples can benefit from couples or relationship counseling at some time in their relationship.