1. 6 Habits of Healthy Relationships

    At Kentlands Psychotherapy, we offer couples therapy in Gaithersburg, MD, so we are familiar with the habits of people in both healthy and unhealthy relationships. When you are having problems in your relationship, you and your partner may find that having a neutral third party with experience in helping couples improve their relationships may help. In the meantime, here are some healthy habits of…Read More

  2. The Benefits of Couples Therapy

    For people who have never participated in couples therapy, it is typical to feel anxious and uncertain before their first session. At Kentlands Psychotherapy, we have helped many couples in Gaithersburg, MD work through their issues and revitalize their relationships. We understand that you may be hesitant to try couples therapy because it involves talking about emotions that may make you uncomfor…Read More

  3. Co-Parenting With Your Ex

    Co-parenting requires you to be empathetic and patient with your ex, which is easier said than done. Break ups are fraught with emotion, even when you can choose to never see your ex again. When children are involved, you have to accept that you will have to work with your ex to ensure that your child gets the best parenting possible. While it is stressful, there are steps you can take to make it …Read More

  4. Principles of Effective Couples Counseling

    When the relationship between you and your partner is in distress, it can be hard to know where to turn. You may have heard that there is no point to going to couples therapy because it “never works.” It is true that couples who go to therapy together often break up, but this is due to the fact that many couples wait until their marriage is already essentially over to try therapy. When couples…Read More

  5. Falling Out Of Love

    It is no secret that marriage can be difficult. Often times many people enter into marriage with the false notions that marriage changes everything, and no problems will ever occur. In fact, marriage can be just as difficult as it is rewarding. Just as falling in love is easy, falling out of love can be just as easy. Many married couples seek marriage counseling services in Gaithersburg when they …Read More

  6. Anger And Aggression In Marriage

    All marriages come with their own set of challenges. No couple is immune to the trials and triulatulations that come with long-term relationships. While some married couples fight, excessive anger and aggression are something that needs to be dealt with by a professional before trouble occurs. Anger isn’t necessarily a detrimental emotion, everyone deals with anger on a regular basis. Anger is o…Read More

  7. Keep The Honeymoon Phase Going

    Married couples often come up against problems that they cannot seem to fix, often, it’s associated with the end of the honeymoon phase. While most couples expect this time to come, it does not mean that it is the end of the honeymoon phase as you know it. Do not let the passion and love you first felt begin to dwindle from your marriage. Sometimes all you need is a little professional help to r…Read More

  8. What Parties Benefit from Marriage Counseling

    Marriage is no picnic. It takes hard work, fantastic communication, and unfailing respect and trust to make it work in the long run. While the great times may outweigh the hard times, a great many couples seek divorce. These couples believe that there is no way to get over the hard times. Many cannot get passed the fact that even when times are good, problems arise. Constant bickering and other pr…Read More