Couple Therapy

Couple Therapy

Who should consider couple therapy?

  • Couples who are dating, engaged, or married
  • Couples who express feeling of unhappiness in the relationship
  • Couples who feel stuck in perpetual conflicts or situations
  • Couples experiencing a range of negative emotions and attitudes such as: contempt, resentment, anger, blame, criticism, frustration, disagreement, emotional withdrawal, outbursts etc.
  • Couples experiencing issues related to infidelity, trust, in laws, sexuality, parenting, lifestyle discrepancies etc.
  • Couples experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorder etc.

Types of couple therapy:

  • Gottman method is administered to equip the couple with problem solving skills that promote open communication, conflict resolution, friendship, and intimacy in a relationship. 
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapy (CBT) involves identifying and working on negative thinking that influence negative behaviours and attitudes.  
  • Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) works on the negative feelings that partners are expressing towards each other and their relationship, it helps with improving emotional communication, attachment, and bonding.  
  • Ellen Wachtel’s approach, focuses on the positive elements in a relationship and helps the partners transition from a blaming approach to a better understanding of self and others. 

Couple therapy is a strong outlet to help you deal with the challenges of modern life in Dubai. We understand that there is no one size fits all approach to relationship counselling, that is why we tailor our services to best meet your individual and couple needs.



During couple therapy, you can expect:

  • Gaining more insight into the relationship dynamics.
  • Understanding effect of past experiences on current conflicts and perpetual problems.
  • Better and efficient communication strategies.
  • Effective problem solving.
  • Turning towards each other instead of against each other.
  • Better emotional understanding and emotional expression.
  • Enhancing friendship, connection, and intimacy between partners.
  • Identifying, understanding, and changing dysfunctional behaviours and attitudes.
  • Better understanding of each other.
  • Changing negative perceptions of each other and the relationship.

Our psychologists will work with you to discuss any difficulty that could be impacting your relationship in a confidential and nonjudgmental space in order to help you improve your relationship and strengthen your bond.

To book your appointment or for further information, please reach out to info@thevalensclinic.ae 

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