Marriage Counselling and Couples Therapy

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Marriage is a source of support, love, and understanding for most people. However, like any other relationship, marriage also has its share of ups and downs. While most couples get through tough times on their own, others cannot. Their relationship suffers and may even lead to separation or divorce due to their inability to resolve conflicts. Moreover, due to relationship problems, people develop numerous diseases and disorders, like anxiety and depression. Fortunately, Marriage Counselling and Couples Therapy in Dubai can help couples tackle their problems and learn to coexist happily. Expert psychologists and psychiatrists can develop personalized treatment plans for each couple to deal with their individual issues.

Causes of Relationship Problems

Couples Therapy identifies the root cause of relationship problems in a non-judgmental environment and helps couples deal with it. Some common causes of relationship problems that lead to marriages breaking off include:

  • Infidelity
  • Jealousy and trust issues
  • Boredom
  • Psychological/verbal/physical/sexual abuse
  • Anger management problems
  • Financial troubles
  • Work stress
  • Chronic illness
  • Fertility problems
  • Childbirth and raising children
  • Issues with in-laws

Long-Term Consequences of Relationship Problems

A couple having trouble tackling their personal issues should get professional help as soon as possible. If they do not ask for help, their problems will keep worsening, affecting their mental health. Moreover, parents’ problems also negatively impact the children (if they have any). Couples Counselling Dubai can help any couple avoid long-term consequences of relationship problems by healthily dealing with their issues.

Some long-term consequences of relationship problems are:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Low self-esteem
  • Excessive arguments
  • Poor work performance
  • Hostility
  • Personality disorders
  • Food disorders
  • Sleep disorders
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Can a marriage counselor help?

A marriage counselor can help couples with Marriage Counselling and Couples Therapy if they have one of the following issues:

  • Trust issues due to the infidelity of a partner
  • Poor or miscommunication
  • Frequent arguments
  • Poor conflict management
  • Lack of emotional/physical/sexual intimacy

Before going for relationship counseling, couples should know that counseling is not magic and only works when everyone involved works together. So, unless the couple wants to resolve conflicts and rebuild their relationship, the therapy alone cannot do anything.

How does marriage counseling work?

Marriage Counseling can help address and resolve conflicts between couples who are unable to do it on their own. An expert psychiatrist or psychologist can help couples understand each other better and avoid miscommunication.

Couples therapy uses an integrative approach and uses different humanistic, talking, and psychotherapies to address serious issues. The number and duration of sessions depend on the couples’ situation and the severity of the problem.

Usually, during the initial sessions, an expert assesses the couple’s relationship by making them talk about different issues. He/she may use different approaches and exercises to encourage the couple to engage and communicate. Such practices are helpful for transforming negative emotions into positive ones.

After identifying the pain points, the psychiatrist/psychologist will use different strategies to help the couple overcome their challenges. These strategies will help them deepen their bond and relearn to communicate.

These sessions help couples:

  • improve positive communication
  • manage conflict constructively
  • rebuild emotional intimacy

Benefits

Relationship Counselling Dubai has numerous benefits. Some of these benefits are as follows:

  • Communication Problems – Couples therapy helps couples avoid miscommunication by listening to and understanding the other person.
  • Financial Problems – If the root cause of relationship problems is financial, therapy sessions help the couple tackle financial stress without letting it affect their relationship.
  • Anger Management – Couples can learn to control their anger after relationship counseling.
  • Infidelity – Talking to an expert can help couples avoid infidelity by identifying the needs that are being ignored in their relationship.
  • Separation – In case a couple decides to be separated, marriage counseling can help them do so with mutual respect and understanding.
  • Child Rearing – Relationship problems have adverse effects on children. With the help of relationship therapy, parents can learn how to co-parent their children in a healthy way.
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Cost of the Treatment

Marriage Counselling Dubai cost is not fixed because it depends on several variable factors. The number and duration of sessions are the most prominent factors that determine the final price of the therapy. So, the more the sessions, the more the cost.

Consult an Expert

Marriage Counselling and Couples Therapy in Dubai can help save relationships and keep couples connected. If you and your spouse are going through a rough patch, it doesn’t hurt to ask for help. Euromed® Clinic Center has expert psychologists and psychiatrists on board to help couples fix their relationships. They tailor unique treatment plans for each couple because they understand everyone has different problems.

If you want to learn more about couples therapy or schedule a session with our experts, get in touch with us. Fill the online form or give us a call to schedule an appointment.

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