Frequently Asked Questions
Most sessions are 50 minutes long. However, the course of therapy is tailored to each individual depending on the specific difficulties. The initial session for couple’s therapy is 90 minutes.
We have weekday, morning, afternoon, and evening hours, by appointment only.
Yes, you can work on relationship issues alone. However, this is dependent upon your situation, needs, goals, and where you are in your process. If you want to work together to heal the relationship, it is recommended that you come in together to get started. The decision for the course of treatment would be determined during your first few sessions. If your significant other refuses to come to couples therapy, then you can still benefit from working with a couples counselor. You can learn new ways of relating to your partner which can contribute to the health of the relationship. The best way to change someone is to change yourself.
It is possible to improve your relationship by working one-on-one with a marriage counselor. Often, there is a strong chance that a significant other will join when he or she observes the changes you are making to your routine.
Yes, we find it very useful and beneficial to meet for individual sessions with both of you, in the context of couples therapy. Individual sessions can give clarity and momentum to the resolution of conflict in the relationship. However, the goal of these sessions are not for “therapy,” but rather assessment on how to proceed with couple’s therapy. If you need individual therapy, then we can refer you to a qualified individual therapist.
We are committed to providing care that respects and celebrates the role of faith in your life, rather than ignoring or downplaying it. Faith can be incredibly empowering, and we believe that God plays an important role in mental health healing. All therapists at Grace Psychological Services also agree to the American Association of Christian Counselors’ ethics code.
Cancellations must be made 24 hours before a scheduled appointment. If you fail to give this notice or miss your appointment you will be charged your full fee.