Specializing in couples who want to lose the resentment and get the love back before it's too late.

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Specializing in Couples, Infidelity,

Relationships and Addiction

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Specializing in Couples, Infidelity,

Relationships and Addiction

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Specializing in Couples, Infidelity,

Relationships and Addiction

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Specializing in Couples, Infidelity,

Relationships and Addiction

Connect with us today!

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Specializing in Couples, Infidelity,

Relationships and Addiction

Connect with us today!

Are you feeling lonely in your relationship? You may be wondering how that’s possible, how this happened, or how the circumstances that arise as you move through life together have so strongly impacted your connection with your partner. I am here to help you get back on track, and overcome the obstacles threatening to come between you.

The Beginning of Relationships…

At the start of a relationship, you feel important, valued and accepted. You feel you’ve found safety and are complete and understood. Life is good, stress decreases, you are content, and you worry less. You are connected to this other person, and you find joy in sharing your experiences with them.

After Some Time…

Life circumstances begin piling up, and because it is often hard to communicate about the small, day-to-day trials, they drive little wedges between you over time. It starts to seem like your partner pays more attention to kids, pets, friends, work and other responsibilities than you. Maybe it feels like your partner is nicer to everyone else, and takes their frustrations out on you. You begin to feel hurt, alone, disrespected or unappreciated.

If you share these feelings with your partner, he or she gets defensive and feel criticized or attacked. You speak about the same issues repeatedly, with no resolution. You have lost that feeling of connection, and something just isn’t working anymore. You feel lonely even when your partner is near you. You may begin to question your compatibility with your partner, and think you are no longer in love.

What should you do, and how I can help…

Working together, I can help you and your partner rediscover the physical and emotional intimacy that you used to have, and support you in getting closer than you ever were. I have worked with couples who have survived infidelity, emotional distance, sexual issues, a variety of addictions (alcoholism, substance abuse, gambling, shopping and sex-and-love addiction). I have also worked with couples who drifted apart for no apparent reason at all. It is never too late to reinvest in your relationship, and recreate the love you started with. If you would like to contact me you can email me here  or call me at 847-274-8423.

My role as your therapist…

I am a marital therapist, I believe two individuals can build happiness and contentment if they are willing to do the hard work necessary to nurture and sustain their relationship. This may involve focusing on the way you communicate with one another, looking at the ways you address each other’s feelings, and, most importantly, learning how to sincerely validate and respect each other’s feelings. In a perfect world, divorce or the breakup of a relationship would almost never happen, because of the strong connection that two individuals share, as well as the commitment they have made to one another. In reality, it’s often easier to put that connection on the back burner while working through challenging life circumstances, and you suddenly find you have grown apart.

Let me help you get back to that deep connection, so you can decide if you want to put in the work to grow together again. I can support you through those inevitable life stressors—financial difficulties, issues regarding parenting, infidelities, or addictions—while also helping you become better communicators, and stronger partners. I have worked with couples who, after focused and sustained marital therapy, were able to not only continue their relationship, but begin to enjoy a closer and deeper connection than they ever thought possible. I believe that I can help you do the same. If you would like to contact me you can email me here  or call me at 847-274-8423, I would love to hear from you.

Four convenient locations: Northbrook, Arlington Heights, Libertyville and Chicago

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900 Skokie Blvd. Suite 211 Northbrook | 5 East College Dr., Ste. 118, Arlington Heights | 1590 S. Milwaukee Ave., Ste 208 Libertyville | 5361 W Devon Ave Chicago