For Couples

Mount Vernon Counseling Center

“He should know what I want!”

“I shouldn’t have to tell her!”

“My partner doesn’t listen to me!”


Sound familiar? Guess what You’re not alone!

There are many reasons that you may be seeking couples therapy. Here’s how we can help:

  • Improve skills to communicate and relate and listening
  • Find out healthy coping to use if issues come up
  • Deal with conflicts more directly and more effectively
  • Increase understanding, empathy, and connection within the relationship
  • Enhance intimacy and create intimacy outside of the bedroom
  • Repair trust and work on vulnerability
  • Reach out for consultation box

How can couples therapy help?

There are so many obstacles that couples have to face in today’s world—from overuse of social media, to a lack of a satisfying sex life, to difficulty compromising, it is no surprise that we struggle to connect. Whatever your situation, our therapists can help develop effective ways to communicate and accept each others differences.
We specialize in seeing the differences and problems associated with emotional conflicts such as communication, parenting, finances, and more. Our focus is to reconcile these differences using an integrative holistic approaches.

Here’s how it actually works


Couples therapy is a way to help resolve conflict and communication difficulties that you may not have been able to manage as effectively on your own. We provide a non-judgmental, open lens to allow you to talk freely about any issue that may be at the forefront of conflict.

Our aim is to help you gain a better understanding of yourself and your partner.

We strive to help you both alleviate the friction, break negative patterns, and create a stronger relationship.

It is common to think only people who are on the verge of ending the relationship should seek counseling. In fact, we find that couples who come in proactively when they first notice issues have a better outcome in therapy. If you or your partner believes that couples therapy may help, reach out today to learn more!

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(571) 800-9909

625 Slaters Lane Suite 103, Alexandria, VA 22314

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