The Relationship Expert
Licensed Psychologist in Newport Beach, Pismo Beach, & Los Osos
Couples who see me for counseling won’t just learn new communication skills. Those can certainly help for a time. But stopping there addresses the symptom, while neglecting the problem. The result is that couples are likely to need to come back to counseling again later when a new symptom arises.
That includes how you manage conflict, but it also means you get to start rebuilding a relationship of trust. You, as a couple, start finding ways to say, “I’m excited about your hopes for the future,” and, “No matter what happens, I’ve got your back.”
Here are some ways I help couples:
“Going through the process and having her support changed the way I was thinking…I think everyone’s needs are different but I also think that Dr. Lisa is willing to meet people right where they are.” Read more…