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Behavioral Activation 


Our staff is a team of experienced, licensed, professional counselors and social workers in full-time private practice. We provide support for children/adolescents, teens/young adults, adults, couples, and families during times of stress, crisis, and transition.  Revisions Counseling Services LLC's staff utilize many of the following therapeutic approaches and counseling theories. See our Meet our Team page to learn more about your provider’s approach.


  • Approaches Used
  • Behavioral Activation Theory Therapy
  • Communication & Intimacy Challenges
  • Career & Work Issues
  • Client Centered Theory Therapy 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression and Anxiety 
  • Dialectal Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Systems Theory Therapy
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Guided Self Help
  • Grief & Loss
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness Based - Cognitive Based Therapy (MBCT)
  • Meditation
  • Play Therapy 
  • Panic Attacks & Phobias
  • Reality Therapy
  • Sexual & Relationship Problems 
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Stress Managent 
  • Self Esteem
  • Premarital Counseling/Marital Counseling - Prepare-Enrich Assessments
  • Video/Telephone Therapy Sessions . (Though face-to-face contact in the office is the most conducive to making therapeutic progress, for some individuals it is not practical to come to my office.  In these situations, we  offer sessions via telephone and video chat that is set at the same rates) 


Our counselors are under the supervision of  Regina Thomas MS, LCPC, CADC, CPAIP, GRS.


We accept most major PPO insurance plans, although require payment at the time of service for those clients who have co-pay/co-insurance or who have not met their deductible year to date. Court-ordered services are not covered by insurance.  Please contact our office for more information on our financial policy.

 

 

 

Premarital/Marital Therapy

PREMARITAL/Marital THERAPY: MAKE YOUR MARRIAGE WORK

Offering tools and support to help couples identify their strengths and weaknesses and learn how to preserve their relationship prior to marriage and throughout the marriage.   


Most people seek solace, support and happiness in their love relationships. They want a partnership that will last, and they try their best to make their relationship work. Despite those goals, however, some relationships end in heartbreak or divorce.


That's where premarital  & Marital counseling can help. Studies in recent decades show that couples who complete premarital counseling have a greater chance of successful and lasting unions.  As couples who are looking to help get a deeper in depth 

This does not mean that everything will always go well. Relationships naturally have ups and downs. But premarital programs help in several ways:

  • Recognize your strengths and challenges as a couple
  • Learn tools to deal with trouble spots in your relationship
  • Get a list of self-help resources
  • Work with a skilled relationship counselor, which increases the likelihood that you will get help to preserve your relationship


Make Your Marriage Work Program

Our premarital program includes a detailed assessment of each partner's take on self, each other and the relationship. Additionally, our practice-based learning and activities put couples first.

Any couple in a journey to build a long-term love relationship can benefit from this approach. We welcome couples planning a first marriage, those marrying again or those planning to live together. Even couples that want to tune-up their relationships will find our program useful. Make Your Marriage Work can be tailored for couples of any age, sexual orientation, cultural or faith background.


What to Expect from Make Your Marriage Work

The premarital/marital therapy program includes six sessions with a licensed relationship expert, with each session lasting 45-50 minutes. Schedule your sessions at your convenience (for example, once or twice weekly or monthly).

Prior to the first session, you and your significant other will complete a scientific assessment of your partnership's strengths and challenges. This assessment, called PREPARE/ENRICH, explores issues such as personality traits, communication skills, conflicts, sex, stress, family backgrounds and comfort around financial issues, as well as personal, couple and family goals.

In session one, you and your therapist will explore your couple assessment report and decide on priority areas. In sessions two through six, you and your therapist will work actively on select topics in premarital/martial education matched to your profile. Your therapist will assign brief readings, discussions or activities to keep you working between sessions.


TOPICS

Because our premarital therapy is couple-centered, you get a major say over which areas of your relationship you wish to explore. Typical relationship topics include:

  • Becoming good friends
  • Meeting your partner's needs
  • Affair/divorce-proofing your marriage
  • Handling your partner's rough edges
  • Fighting effectively
  • Communicating well
  • Maintaining a great sex life
  • Working your finances together
  • Relating well to in-laws
  • Supporting each other's dreams 
  • Growing together
  • Balancing family and work



Helping to quickly understand the dyadic and individual level of each realtionship, allows any couple to  navigate through these dynamics and complexities within their relationship.  While providing an objective report and framework for feedback.  To help build and give a deeper experience by working through the assessment and excercises tailored for each the couples.


This will help the couple have a great a greater understanding, more communitcation, and Less Arguing.  We will help build confidence and clarity to talk about sensitive topics.  GIve insight on how to be each other's cheerleader and lover.  Whether you are in year 0, 5, 10, 25 or more, the PREPARE/ENRICH assessment that we use will help you visualize your relationship, put facts behind your feelings, and discover ways to open up doors for communication and intimacy.


Making your relationship stronger!


Each aseessment is personalized results to provide insights that will put you on a path toward life-long relationship growth.  Research has shown that the simple act of taking an assessment improves relationship satisfaction.  Each partner will benefit from the customized insights and related skill-building exercises to help enrich and improve their relationship.


Along with a great way to discuss topics that couples don't  give much thought to.   Such as ;

The Opportunity to see each partners point of view, Which helps build increased awareness.  
The customizable nature of the enrichment assessment provides results that will increase awareness across the whole of the relationship.

Provides  Objective Results
Which the assessment is scientifically reliable and valid, which means accurate and objective results that help you talk about what really matters in your relationship. 

Catalyst for Conversation
Which is the process of taking the assessment, that primes you for conversations and new skill building to establish, and strengthen your relationship foundation.


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