Moving to a new home? Have you retired? These are two of the major life stressors as defined by the Holmes and Rahe stress scale. Doing it alone, without a licensed counselor, can make it that more difficult. Terri Clinton Dichiser, Take Charge, Inc. Overland Park Kansas, utilizes Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) to help couples navigate through these stressors with marriage counseling.
The top five stressors from the Holmes and Rahe stress schedule are death of a spouse at the top, followed by divorce, marital separation from mate, detention in jail or other institution and death of a close family member.
According to a 2011 Ohio State University study, men who are unemployed are more likely to leave their wives, and be left by their wives. The loss of a job by either partner can cause stress about finances, security, and responsibilities that can spill over into marital dissatisfaction. Marriage counseling is a tool to help with these stressors.
Expecting a new bundle of joy? In a study published by the Journal of Family Psychology, 67 percent of couples experienced a drop in marital satisfaction within three years of the child’s birth. Marriage counseling with Terri Clinton Dichiser is a way to help with this. Someone who already has anxiety or depression may have a harder time adjusting to their new role as a parent.
EFT research shows that more than 70 percent of couples went from distressed to happy in 15 to 20 sessions of marriage counseling with Terri Clinton Dichiser. More than 90 percent of couples also significantly improved their relationship. EFT marriage counseling is based on therapy with your spouse in a safe environment in Terri Clinton Dichiser’s office in Overland Park Kansas.
EFT in couples marriage counseling therapy is based on 20 years of clinical studies with proven results. Terri Clinton Dichiser uses EFT to help couples move past the surface problem into the root problems affecting your relationship. Terri Clinton Dichiser Overland Park Kansas, will help to guide you and your spouse during marriage counseling to recognize the destructive patterns in your relationship. Couples will recognize the patterns are destructive, not their marriage.