Premarital / Newlywed Counseling

ICFT offers pre-marital/newlywed therapy to help couples improve their basic relational skills to build a healthy foundation for their life together. Sessions are typically scheduled every 2-3 weeks or based on the couple’s assessed need. Sometimes sessions are held in a group format if available.

Whether preparing for marriage or navigating their first years together, pre-marital/newlywed couples report these sessions are helpful in:

  • Keeping their focus on their marriage and not just their wedding
  • Increasing self-awareness and understanding of each other
  • Increasing capacity to discuss relationship topics
  • Gaining insight and skills to address issues that may be of concern

Couples will engage in completing assignments between sessions aimed at strengthening their relationship. Some topics covered during therapy include:

  • Beliefs and values
  • Communication, intimacy, and sex
  • Self-awareness and boundaries
  • Career, household, and finances
  • Myriad of challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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