Many partners experience conflict at some point during their partnership. But when arguments go unresolved or betrayal occurs, spouses may consider separation. Proven, research-backed therapy near Helena, MT can help spouses restore and strengthen their connection.
Developed over four decades of relationship observations, the Gottman Method is a powerful way for spouses to transform their partnerships. Gottman Method professionals help partners to better understand and champion one another through improved communication and learned positive behaviors.
Aletheia Marriage Counseling is proud to be able to offer therapy with the first and one of only two fully certified Gottman Couples Therapists in Montana.
Couples who experience trouble in their partnership may think they’re beyond the stage where treatment will help. But most of the problems that occur in relationships are treatable and preventable with Gottman marriage counseling near Helena and across Montana.
This form of treatment seeks to identify and resolve many issues that negatively affect the health of committed relationships, including:
Through sessions with our counselor, spouses learn how to replace negative behaviors with positive, develop empathy, restore intimacy, and much more.
A couple’s dynamic and difficulties are unique to them alone. In offering more than one therapy option, all couples can benefit. Aletheia offers the following forms of treatment:
This particular method employs the Relationship Checkup, a questionnaire designed to reveal insights into a relationship’s deeper aspects. After a couple has completed this questionnaire, the counselor reviews their answers and makes suggestions on the treatment options which can benefit them most.
The couples counseling option provides spouses with tools and skills to help current and former partners to improve their communication. Whether co-parenting with former spouses, soon to marry or struggling with the aftermath of infidelity, this form of treatment offers a wide range of benefits.
The Gottman 7 Principles for Making Marriages Work is the focus of workshop weekends. Participants complete workbook exercises as they participate in group sessions with professional Jim Ramsey over two days.
Couples who want to make significant progress in a short time, or who are in crisis, can choose intensive sessions at Placid Lake near Seeley Lake MT. This therapy condenses many weekly sessions into 16 hours over a 3 day weekend, allowing partners to get to the core of their problems and complete intense work that is truly transformative. The setting on the lake is non stressful and relaxing, but at the same time is both effectively structured, while also customized and flexible. You will achieve genuine and permanent change if you really want it.
In order for any form of treatment to be effective, both partners must be fully committed to achieving their goals. This means being willing to assume responsibility for their part of the relationship by doing the work necessary to resolve conflict.
Speaking about your goals as a couple and deciding which problems are the most important to the two of you to resolve in therapy can be a way to get prepared for sessions and enter treatment with as little anxiety as possible.
Problems within a relationship can drive a wedge between partners. The Gottman Method of marriage counseling near Helena, MT can help eliminate emotional distance and restore the friendship and affection in your partnership. Call (406) 251-7073 to speak with a therapist.