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Relationship Issues

Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology & Therapy Services located in Iowa City, IA
Relationship Issues

Relationship Issues services offered in Iowa City, IA

Relationship issues can develop slowly over time to the point you don’t realize you have them until they’re causing major problems. The specialists at Rein Center in Iowa City, Iowa, provide individual counseling and couples therapy to help you improve communication in your partnership and restore a stronger bond. You can visit in person or attend remote telehealth appointments. Call Rein Center or schedule an appointment online for couples therapy today.

Relationship Issues Q & A

What are relationship issues?

Relationship issues can arise in even the strongest of intimate relationships. Even if you and your partner get along fine for years, some outside or internal factor can disrupt the flow of your communication and cause problems you didn’t anticipate having. 

Some relationship issues may cause mild problems, but they aren’t enough to drive you to seek professional help. In fact, having issues from time to time can be a sign of a healthy and functional relationship. But if you feel that your issues are putting your relationship in jeopardy, it might be time to seek professional help. 

Whether your relationship issues are major or minor, Rein Center can help you and your partner analyze and unravel them. Rein Center provides a range of helpful services to strengthen your bond and reach specific goals, like increasing communication or reducing the number of arguments you have. 

What causes relationship issues?

Some relationship issues have causes that are impossible to identify or no clear cause at all. You might also experience problems in your marriage or partnership because of several different factors affecting it at the same time. 

Several of the most common causes of relationship issues are:

  • Financial concerns
  • Coparenting
  • Lack of communication
  • Cheating and trust issues
  • Repeated disagreements
  • Past trauma

Your counselor at Rein Center can help you and your partner pinpoint the underlying causes of your problems through an initial assessment. During a free 15-minute consultation, you and your partner can decide if couples counseling can benefit you. 

How are relationship issues resolved?

Rein Center offers couples counseling as a way to sort through your relationship issues and decide on the best way to move forward. Your counselor strives to help you identify the most pressing problems in your partnership to make deep and lasting changes. They offer Gottman Method Couples Therapy to help improve communication, intimacy, and empathy with your partner. 

Your Rein Center provider may also recommend that you and your partner receive individual therapy, internal family systems therapy, emotional focused therapy. 

Couples counseling may be challenging at times, and it may require you to take some accountability. Your counselor helps you and your partner break down the barriers that are getting in the way of your open communication and develop strategies to use in your daily life for improvement. 

Call Rein Center or book an appointment online to find out more about couples counseling today.