Relationship Stress Therapy Near You in West Houston, TX

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You’re tired from all of your relationship stress…

Remember the days at the beginning of your relationship when you couldn’t wait to see your partner? You were so excited to be around them, you loved every moment with them, just enjoying the honeymoon phase? The honeymoon phase has ended and you feel like the partner you once loved being around causes more stress everyday.

The relationship that used to be so enjoyable is starting to feel like a job. You are having to work harder and harder to make your relationship work. Maybe things have been hard at the office and it’s hard not to come home feeling like the stress of the day is reflecting into your relationship. The kids have been acting out and you and your partner have very different ideas on how to handle that.

Therapy Can Help Reduce Relationship stress

After all of the stress that you have been dealing with, wouldn’t it be such a relief to walk into your home and feel at peace with your partner? Being able to work through everything that you have been struggling with in your relationship could be such a relief. A relationship where you are able to openly discuss your thoughts, needs, and emotions because of the tools that you would learn in counseling.

You would learn how to separate work and kids from your personal relationship. When life begins to get in the way of your relationship and the stress begins to pile on, you will be able to look at things with a new lens. The joy that you have been missing can come back and you can begin to enjoy the relationship again.

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Causes of Relationship Stress and Symptoms

Causes of relationship stress:

  • Loss of trust or break in trust
  • Jealousy
  • Negative emotions or negativity
  • Regular fights
  • Breakups 
  • Outside long-term stress

Symptoms of stress include:

  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Panic attacks
  • Sweating
  • Muscle tension
  • Increased heart rate
  • Respiratory issues
  • Increased risk of infection

Our therapists can help

As highly trained mental health counselors, our therapists are all well equipped to walk through this with you. Our therapists have the tools to help you get through this stressful time in your life and in your relationship.

The counselors are able to use their training and their previous experiences counseling other couples to help them through very similar situations. You can partner with them hand in hand to learn tools to begin to understand both yourself and your partner in a new light. You will be able to learn to find out what is causing your stress, where your triggers are, and how you can best work through those things to be able to experience a healthy and strong relationship. 

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The Katy Counseling approach to relationship stress counseling

Together we will work with you and your partner to identify current stressors and your goals for the ideal partnership free of stress and conflict.  You will meet together and individually with your therapist to allow for space to explore triggers, barriers, and concerns regarding your relationship.  You may also complete a series of assessments to help identify strengths and areas of growth in your relationship.

After this,  you and your therapist will work together to create new strategies for increased connection, deep levels of trust, and tools to improve communication.  You will have concrete, measurable goals so that you and your partner may easily track your progress to a close, connected, and stable relationship.

What are you waiting for?

Don’t you miss the satisfaction of an emotionally healthy and stable relationship? Aren’t you ready to get back to the love that you first chased so hard after? It would be such a relief to find that passion and joy again. Don’t have enough time in the day? We offer telehealth visits as well as in-office visits between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM. Afraid it won’t work? If you are willing to fight for your relationship and work towards healing, we have the tools to get you through this. 

Other Mental Health Services Offered At Katy Counseling

In addition to offering services for Life Transitions, we also offer a wide range of services for adults, teens, and children. These services include Play TherapyTeen CounselingAdult CounselingCouples CounselingTrauma Counseling, and Lens Neurofeedback. Our goal is to meet you where you are and help guide you through the issues you are facing in a positive and supportive way.