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Top 10 marriage counselors in Atlanta, GA

Clients agree: these therapists are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Healing Quest

Healing Quest

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
26+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Rita J. says, "I did not have to experience all the side effects from chemo-therapy since I saw Ines right after each treatment - what a relief." Read more
Productive Outcomes LLC (No Insurance Taken)

Productive Outcomes LLC (No Insurance Taken)

5.0(1)
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Jacob J. says, "Dr Jeanne Matthews was fantastic and she helped me get over some really bad events." Read more
Crisis To Recovery

Crisis To Recovery

New on Thervo
Offers online services
16+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
At Crisis to Recovery I am focused on providing counseling services in a method perfected over 35 years of dealing with relationship issues in couples and families. My experience has covered inability to communicate, constant fighting, lack of intimacy, infidelity, personality conflicts, those on the verge of divorce, as well as underlying problems of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. To that end, I am in the process of becoming a certified substance abuse counselor as well. I have been doing counseling for individuals, families, and couples for over 30 years. I have developed a unique approach to my sessions involving individual se...
A Path To Greatness, LLC

A Path To Greatness, LLC

5.0(4)
Top Pro
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Misha says, "Once I learned that I have Trait Anger that is passive aggressive, I was able to develop a life plan moving forward. I highly recommend choosing A Path to Greatness. It is a learning motivational experience. I am going to continue using these services. " Read more
Georgia Anger Management

Georgia Anger Management

New on Thervo
Offers online services
12+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Transforming lives and taking better care of self. Relationship we have created over the years and positive client experiences
The Loving And Healing Hands Massage

The Loving And Healing Hands Massage

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
9+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Julie G. says, " All I can say is that Marcus finds the tension and works it out. You feel so much better afterwards! #highlyrecommended" Read more

Your marriage counseling questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does marriage counseling cost?

Marriage counseling costs $120 to $250 per session for in-person therapy or $90 to $230 per session for virtual counseling. Prices depend on the length of the session, the therapist's experience, the counseling method, and your location. Prices are highest in major metropolitan areas like New York, Boston, Seattle, and San Francisco.

Is marriage counseling covered by insurance?

Marriage counseling is typically not covered by insurance unless it's prescribed by a medical doctor due to a billable diagnosis, such as depression or bipolar disorder. Contact your insurance provider to confirm your coverage details.

What is marriage counseling, and what should I expect in a session?

Marriage counseling, also called couples therapy, is a solution-focused type of therapy that helps couples overcome struggles, resolve conflicts, and improve their relationship.

In your first session, you and your partner will discuss your relationship issues and goals with the therapist. The therapist will often ask questions to clarify your problems and concerns. The therapist then develops a goal-oriented plan for the upcoming sessions.

The therapist may use one or several methods and techniques to help you and your partner work towards resolution, and may give you homework to do alone or together in between sessions.

Does marriage counseling work, and is it worth it?

Marriage counseling works best when both partners actively participate and work together on the relationship during and in between sessions. Research shows current marriage counseling techniques like the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) have a 70% to 75%+ success rate.

Marriage counseling is often worth the cost even for happy couples. Benefits of marriage counseling include:

  • Improved communication
  • More compassion and acceptance between partners
  • A better understanding of your needs and how to express them
  • A deeper connection with your partner
  • Improved intimacy

How long does marriage counseling last?

Marriage counseling lasts 3 to 6 months, depending on your needs and the issues you're hoping to resolve. A couple seeking therapy to resolve one small issue may benefit from fewer sessions, while a couple considering divorce may need 6+ months.

Weekly therapy sessions typically last 45 to 90 minutes. Most counselors recommend committing to one session per week for at least three months, as becoming comfortable with the therapy process and opening up to the therapist and each other takes time.

How can I choose the best marriage counselor near me?

Look for a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), as most counselors without this specialty have only introductory training in couples therapy. Follow these tips to find the best marriage counselor near you:

  • Discuss your preferences and goals with your partner.
  • Explore the different relationship therapy methods and look for a counselor certified in your preferred method. Two popular, science-backed methods are the Gottman Method and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT).
  • Ask for recommendations from your medical provider.
  • Read counselors' reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Confirm the counselor accepts your insurance or offers a sliding-scale rate.
  • Ask about telemedicine and virtual visit options.
  • Schedule an initial consultation to make sure you're happy with the counselor's communication style and empathy.

What questions should I ask a marriage counselor?

Ask these questions to help you choose a marriage counselor who will help you and your partner achieve the best results:

  • What training and certifications do you have?
  • Do you primarily work with couples?
  • What therapy modalities and techniques do you use?
  • How long are your sessions?
  • How many sessions do you think we need?
  • What is a typical session like?
  • How do you measure progress?
  • Do you offer discounted packages, payment plans, or sliding scale rates?
  • What should we do to prepare for the first session?
  • Do you assign reading or homework between sessions?

Reviews for Atlanta marriage counselors

Recent success stories from people in the Atlanta area.
Lena H.
Ines has helped me in so many unexpected ways. She calms me, explains the spiritual connections between my traumas and physical symptoms and helps me heal from them. I feel so much better and appreciate her caring listening and energy work.
Healing Quest
Chuck E.
I have a great experience with A Path to Greatness. I was able to learn ways to manage my anger and we worked together to develop a personalized plan.
A Path to Greatness, LLC
Siesha A.
The experience at loving and healing hands was magnificent! From start to finish the service was excellent and once it was over I didn't want to leave because I was so relaxed. The foot massage was awesome as well. I definitely recommend loving and healing hands therapeutic massage services to everyone looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating massage. Go see Marcus, if you can't then he'll come to you!
The Loving and Healing Hands Massage
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