Marital Coaching

MAYBE YOU’RE BOTH AT A POINT of marital transition, significant growth, or a daunting impasse.

Maybe you’re wondering if your current couples counseling is giving you what you need.

Or you’re exploring the risks and benefits of nonmonogamy. 

Or looking at strategies to heal after an infidelity or a breach of an agreement. 

Maybe you’re splitting up and need to figure out the collective story you share with friends and family and kids, a narrative that doesn’t blame anyone or polarize your support system.

Or you’ve already chosen nonmonogamy and are developing agreements or addressing obstacles as you map your collective course. 

It can be very complicated.

FOR COUPLES EXPLORING ASPECTS OF CONSENSUAL NONMONOGAMY and other creative marital adaptations and transitions, once a week I keep an appointment open for a special two-hour consultation meeting to explore and resolve a specific challenge. This is not ongoing couples therapy, but a short-term, strengths-based, solution-focused consultation to address specific partnership challenges and provide clear, actionable recommendations as you move forward. Same-sex, heterosexual, and mixed-orientation couples, and other alternative arrangements, are all welcome.

LOGISTICS: Prior to meeting each partner completes a questionnaire about the strengths and challenges of their relationship, their individual needs and obstacles at this point in their partnership, and their intention in asking for consultation. We schedule 1-2 ninety minute consultation sessions, often with time in between to do homework. We move rapidly toward concrete recommendations for moving into the future. These  may include tasks, homework, readings, referrals to ongoing marriage counseling or recommendations for clarifying or revising the approach or goals of existing couples counseling.

COST: For one ninety minute consultation, the cost is $400.

If you are interested in scheduling 1 – 2 consultation meetings, please contact Wayne.

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