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Couples Counseling, Marital Therapy and Sex Therapy in Chicago

Couples counseling or marital therapy addresses problems in the relationship between two people. In couples counseling, the therapist will help you and your partner identify areas of conflict and suggest new ways of interacting that will increase your satisfaction with the relationship.

Research has demonstrated that many couples wait to long before seeking couples counseling, and that seeking help before conflicts have escalated is a strong predictor of treatment success.

At Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy we take an integrative approach to couples treatment. Couples therapy may include exploring how each partners background affects their style of relating to the other, learning new communication skills, behavioral or written between-session assignments, and mediation.
Lakeview Center’s therapists have experience helping couples with the following issues:

* Poor communication
* Frequent arguments
* Sexual intimacy problems
* Substance abuse
* Transition to parenthood/parenting conflicts
* Remarriage
* Infidelity/Emotional Infidelity
* Jealousy/Trust Issues
* Emotional Neglect
* Separation and Divorce
* Infertility
* Adoption
* Biracial/bicultural relationships
* Empty-nest issues
* Gay/lesbian relationships
* Financial Conflicts

Pre-Marital Counseling

Lakeview Center therapist Dr. Candice Luglio has developed and trained our staff in a unique pre-marital counseling program designed to explore your attitudes and get your marriage off to a good start. Pre-marital counseling generally lasts 8-12 weeks and covers the following topics.

* History of the relationship
* Expectations of marriage
* Family background
* Religion and culture
* Money
* Decision making strategies
* Conflict management
* Communication styles
* Long-term goal/priorities
* Children/parenting
* Wedding planning
* Unresolved past issues

For more information on couples or pre-marital counseling, or to set up an appointment, call us at 773-525-3322.

Areas of Expertise

Child, Adolescent, and Family Treatment

Couples Counseling

Group Therapy and Support Groups


Compulsive Behavior

Fertility Counseling/Pregnancy and
Post-Partum Issues


Mindfulness and Meditation

Relational Psychoanalytic Therapy

Movement and Body-Centered Therapy
Couples therapy, marriage couseling, marital therapy, and pre-marital therapy in Chicago