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As relationships change and grow it can be very common for people to feel like their partners are drifting away. If you are looking to work on your relationship, or save your marriage this is an excellent place to start. I would love to help.
I am an experienced licensed marriage and family therapist. I have been counseling couples for over 30 years. My approach is integrative. I draw from many years of experience and training which includes Emotional Focused Therapy for Couples and the Gottman Method. Both of which are renowned for their effectiveness in strengthening relationships. I am also trained in Family Systems Therapy.
If you and your partner decide to meet with me, in our first session (75 minutes), I will want to hear your story, your respective points of view and together ascertain the patterns/issues that are pulling you apart, and damaging your relationship. I strive for connectedness above all else.
The reality is that all human relationships can be difficult at times, including marriage. As someone put it: “choosing a partner is choosing a set of problems.” Not very romantic, I admit, but true. And sometimes those problems lead to emotional barriers, and sometimes couples will need professional marriage counseling to break through those barriers and strengthen or cultivate anew the intimacy—the bond-- they still hope for.
If any of this strikes a chord with you and you are interested in seeking my help and guidance for strengthening and saving your marriage, contact me or call now to set up a free 10-minute consultation: (212) 799-1157.
Jim Covington, M.Div.,MA, LMFT, specializes in marriage counseling, discernment counseling for couples considering divorce, premarital counseling and individual psychotherapy in the NYC Manhattan, Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn NY areas. For a free 10 minute consultation, call (212) 799-1157.
I love my work with couples because I strongly believe in our human need for lasting, meaningful partnerships and connections. I also believe in marriage as a vital social institution and as a dynamic opportunity for personal growth.
I am a pro-commitment Marriage Friendly Therapist and belong to the National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists. I believe that nearly all marriages are worth fighting for. Our immediate gratification culture makes it hard for couples to sustain life long intimacy and commitment, but I believe that most couples can succeed if they make saving their marriage their highest priority.
If you are not yet married and are interested in pre-marital counseling, check that page.
Or if you feel you are actually on the BRINK OF DIVORCE and one of you is ready to throw in the towel, check the “on the brink” page and learn about "discernment divorce counseling."
Check my BLOG for essays, comments
The Way We Speak to Each Other
The Inevitability of Conflict in Marriage
How to Overcome Disrespectful Judgments
How To Make Love With the Wrong Person
When Love Erodes
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