It’s often difficult to view our relationships objectively. Furthermore, the longer we spend in a relationship the easier it is for small problems to grow and develop into major difficulties. This is even more complicated with a couple is raising children together. Couples counseling is aimed at helping a couple highlight their conflicts while working together to find healthy solutions. Communication skills, conflict resolution, and understanding oneself and one’s partner are all part of couples sessions. The therapist acts as a neutral third party in the role of teacher, mediator, and cheerleader.