Welcome to the opportunity to improve your relationship in a safe place, where both of you can be heard and have your fellings validated.
55 New Montgomery Street, Suite 725, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105
415-543-2418 across the street from the Palace Hotel and one half block from the Montgomery Street BART/MUNI station in the FINANCIAL DISTRICT (94104) and South of Market SOMA District (adjacent to 94108,94109,94111,94115,94123 & 94133)
MARRIAGE COUNSELING & COUPLES THERAPY I.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS: Learn anger management. Resolve one issue at a time. Diminish name calling/condemnation. Hold one another accountable for behavior. Minimize faulty assumptions. Eliminate verbal/physical abuse. Save your relationship after infidelity, cheating, betrayal and affairs. Work toward full honesty. Build an emotional bank account. Improve the ratio of favorable to unfavorable interactions. Acknowledge each person's authority. Wisely handle joint finances. Overcome traumatic blocks to reestablishing trust.
MARRIAGE COUNSELING & COUPLES THERAPY II.
EMOTIONAL MATURITY: Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate emotional expression. Respond effectively to infidelity, cheating, and betrayal. Identify and heal childhood emotional triggers. Differentiate between reasonable and unreasonable expectations. Learn the difference between intention and impact in unfavorable interactions. Avoid arguing about your partners intention and focus on reporting the actual impact of their actions or omissions. Realize many hurtful impacts have innocent intentions. Learn how to correct thoughtlessness with consideration and thoughtfulness.
MARRIAGE COUNSELING & COUPLES THERAPY III.
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: Improve listening skills. Take responsibility for your actions. Increase empathy. Practice sincere and complete apologies. Acknowledge limitations. Distinguish between needs and desires. Replace destructive efforts to control or dominate with healthy, respectful use of influence. Ask for what is important. Eliminate domestic violence, infidelity and deception. Overcome excessive jealousy. Avoid emotional blackmail. Learn effective direct ways of asking for reassurance. Recover from addictions and associated traumas.