Intensive Christian Marriage Counseling
Three-Day Couples Intensive
This intensive program serves the needs of couples who are experiencing sexual addiction. A licensed counselor will address the structural damage that takes place in most systems within sexually addictive relationships. Intensives consist of individual sessions and couples sessions. The couple will attain skills and goals to count themselves among the many clients who have successfully remained in committed relationships after becoming aware of sexual addiction. A new beginning is possible with the tools attained from this intensive. This intensive includes one counseling session for the addict, one session for the partner and one session as a couple with a licensed counselor each day. As the name implies, the three days will be intense. Structured assignments are given to you to work on during your own time.
During the intensive, a significant part of the work is to help the wife. We will help your wife deal with trauma experienced by her partner’s acting out. Additional work will help you define, develop, and maintain healthy boundaries. The goal is to empower you within the relationship. Determining what you need to feel safe and helping you develop a long-term plan for self-care. We will also work with you and your partner to design and lay a foundation for rebuilding trust. Of course, we will highlight the subject of healthy sexuality, how to move toward it, and how to experience it.
The Couples Three-Day Intensive held at Restoring Hearts Counseling Services in Huntsville, Alabama, is available Friday through Sunday. Call to schedule your intensive at (256) 278-9188.
Christian Marriage Counseling FAQs
Q.1: What is marriage counseling?
Marriage counseling, also called couples therapy, is a type of therapy that helps couples improve their relationship issues. Counselors work with couples to help them communicate better, resolve conflict, and build a stronger relationship.
Q.2: How does marriage counseling for sexual addiction work?
Marriage counseling typically involves meeting with a couple’s counselor for one-on-one sessions as well as attending group sessions with other couples. Relationship counseling will help you and your partner learn how to communicate better, resolve conflict, and build a stronger relationship.
Depending on the licensed professional counselor, marriage counseling may also involve exercises or homework assignments. These may include communication exercises, journaling, or reading books about relationships.
When specifically addressing sexual addiction, the therapist will work with you and your partner during your marriage counseling session to develop healthy sexual behaviors and build a stronger relationship. This may involve developing boundaries, learning about different types of fantasies and desires, and finding new ways to be intimate with each other.
Q.3: What are the benefits of marriage counseling?
Marriage counseling has many benefits, including:
- Strengthen communication: Marriage counseling can help you and your partner learn how to communicate better. You’ll learn how to express yourself more effectively, listen to your partner, and resolve conflict in a healthy way.
- Build a stronger relationship: Marriage counseling can help you and your partner build a stronger, more supportive relationship. You’ll learn new ways to connect with each other and build trust.
- Reduce stress: Marriage counseling can help reduce stress in your relationship. You’ll learn how to better manage disagreements and resolve conflict in a healthy way.
- Develop new skills: Marriage counseling can help you and your partner develop new skills for managing conflict, communicating effectively, and building a strong relationship.
These are just a few of the benefits of marriage counseling. If you’re considering marriage counseling, be sure to contact Restoring Hearts Counseling today. We’ll gladly answer any questions you have and help you get started on the path to a stronger marriage.
What Should I Look for in a Marriage Counselor?
When choosing a marriage counselor, it’s important to have these skills and qualities:
- A good marriage counselor should have a degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.
- A good counselor should be licensed by their state’s licensing board.
- A good marriage counselor should have experience working with couples.
- A good marriage counselor should be able to answer any questions you have about their qualifications or experience.
- A good marriage counselor should make you feel comfortable and safe.
- A good marriage counselor or licensed psychologist should be able to provide referrals if needed.
How much does marriage counseling cost?
The cost of marriage counseling varies depending on the therapist and the length of therapy. To find out how much marriage counseling will cost, be sure to contact Restoring Hearts Counseling today. We’ll further discuss your needs and provide you with our current rates.