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Couples Therapy in Los Angeles + All California

How Can A Couples Therapist Help Us?

If you’re seeking couples therapy or marriage counseling in Los Angeles, CA or across California, you have come to the right place. Couples’ therapists and marriage counselors support clients through a myriad of relationship issues and situations. 

When relationships are rocky due to communication issues, mismatched sexual desires, infidelity, possible divorce or breakups, illness (health or mental health) or other such issues, our couples therapists work with you to improve your relationship or to find the most amicable way to uncouple.

Marriage counseling and couples therapy work in very similar ways. Whether you’re traditionally married orin a committed, partnered relationship, we can help you. Our goal is to help you resolve conflicts and create a healthy relationship that meets your emotional, mental,physical, and sexual needs.

We offer couples therapy services in Los Angeles and across the state of California. Our licensed therapists are trained in couples counseling and can support you anywhere in the state.

Our Approach To Couples Counseling

Modern relationships are not easy. Even with mental health being de-stigmatized, most people still feel challenged when their most intimate relationship is on the rocks. We offer a safe environment and non-judgmental approach to counseling and support couples and partners of every configuration. As long as your partnership has mutual agreements, couples therapy can help you.


    Common Relationship Counseling Areas We Focus On

    Some common relationship issues and relationship therapy areas our therapists in Los Angeles can help couples with include, and are not limited to:

    • Improving Communication
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Major Life Transitions/Stressors
    • Improving Sex and Intimacy
    • Chemical or Behavioral Addictions
    • Betrayal Trauma and Infidelity
    • Toxic Relationship Dynamics
    • Different Attachment Styles
    • Co-Parenting/Parenting Disagreements
    • Working Through Relational Trauma
    • Exploring Ethical Non-Monogamy + Polyamory
    • Long Distance Relationships
    • Breakup and Divorce Support
    • Healing Feelings of Resentment
    • And more

    Free 30-Minute Consultation

    Teletherapy Service Available

    Judgement-Free Counseling

    Everyone has the right to empowered, healthy, and thriving relationships. That includes you.

    mental health | relationships | sexuality | healing + recovery

    What Types Of Couples Therapy Do You Offer?

    Our couples therapists in Los Angeles are trained in a variety of evidence-based models. The services we offer clients depend on the issues discussed and are tailored to fit your specific needs and marital challenges. These are the most common couples training models we use:

    • PACT Couples Therapy
    • The Gottman Method
    • IMAGO Therapy
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples
    • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Attachment Theory
    • Other Trauma Informed Models 


    Do You Offer Premarital Counseling?

    Yes, we offer couples counseling for all stages of relationships, including engagement for a first, second or third marriage as requested. Our couples counselors can help you navigate any relational challenges, strengthen intimacy, work through communication obstacles, and many other common situations.

    Whether you and your partner have reached a breaking point or want to explore ways you can get to know each other better, working with a specialized relationship therapist can help you reach your desired goals.

    Is it Too Late to Try Couples Therapy if We’ve Discussed Divorce/Breaking Up?

    Due to the stigma around couples therapy and the myth that only couples on the brink of breaking up go to couples therapy, it’s not uncommon for couples to start couples work when they are already at their wit’s end. If you’re at this point, it’s likely some damage has been done to the relationship, however, that certainly doesn’t mean that all hope is lost.

    For many couples, the sensitive nature of couples therapy creates the intimacy required to get the relationship back on track. This can include working on improving communication, increasing intimacy, discussing mismatched libidos, addressing dishonesty, affairs or other barriers that prevent a couple from feeling fully safe in the relationship.

    As long as everyone in the relationship is willing to come to session with an open mind and heart, couples therapy can help. It’s never too late to start. Depending on the depth of the dissatisfaction, unhappiness or resentment, for some couples the time in therapy is spent on reaching a decision about staying together or ending the relationship.

    Whatever your marital or relational challenge, when you come to therapy, we can work on finding the most amicable solution together.

    How Much Does Couples Therapy Cost? Does Modern Intimacy Accept Health Insurance?

    Our therapy practice is considered “out of network” and we are not currently paneled with any insurance providers. We know that therapy can be an investment and are happy to speak about how we can make your treatment sustainable.

    While we do not accept insurance, many of our clients receive reimbursement from their insurance networks by submitting superbills, or special invoices, that many insurance companies accept. If you have questions about eligibility and reimbursement rates, it might be beneficial to give your insurance company a call as they can answer the questions that are more specific to your insurance plan.

    If the financial aspect of therapy is a source of anxiety, we often will have sliding scale spots open for patients who need it. Modern Intimacy is also a training site that trains graduate-level students while they work towards their hours for graduation. Services with students have a significantly lower rate that may make attending sessions more affordable.

    We’re Ready To Explore Couples Therapy, What’s Next?

    Feel free to schedule a free 30-minute consultation below with our Intake Specialist to start the conversation and see if Modern Intimacy is a good fit for your relationship’s needs. Prioritizing your relational health is essential. 

    Whether you are undergoing relationship counseling or individual therapy, it’s an investment, and it’s one that has the ability to improve your relationship in ways you might not have felt possible.