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Premarital & Proactive Counseling

Holding Hands
Why try Premarital or Proactive
Couples Counseling?

Most couples come to therapy when they're at their breaking point. Often couples wait to go to therapy until they've built up years of resentment and are contemplating divorce. Buy why wait when you can strengthen your relationship now? Premarital and proactive counseling helps couples identify potential issues before they become a bigger problem. Whether you're dating, engaged, married, or in a long-term committed relationship, proactive counseling can help strengthen your bond and make your relationship even better. 

Premarital & Proactive Counseling Explores
  • Relationship expectations

  • Attitudes toward finances

  • Beliefs and values

  • Differences related to intimacy

  • Thoughts on children

  • Family relationships

  • Goals for the future

Benefits of Premarital & Proactive Counseling
  • Develop a deeper understanding of each other

  • Improve communication skills

  • Improve conflict management skills

  • Learn how to set realistic expectations

  • Learn how you give and receive love

Our Approach to Couples Therapy

At Tailored Therapy & Counseling, we use two of the gold standards in couples’ therapy: The Gottman Method and Emotion Focused Therapy.


The Gottman Method is a skills-based approach focused on strengthening friendship and intimacy, improving conflict management skills, and creating shared meaning and goals. 


Emotion Focused Therapy is an attachment-based approach focused on changing unhealthy communication patterns by uncovering and expressing underlying emotions and needs.

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