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Repair Your Bond: Expert Marriage Counseling

Expert Denver Marriage Counseling: Real Help For Your Relationship

Turn Conflict Into Connection

Have you been feeling disconnected from your partner? Maybe you’ve been feeling hurt or frustrated, or like a new fight is always simmering just under the surface. Maybe you’re struggling to communicate, or feel like your trust and formerly secure connection has been damaged. If so, you’re not alone. All couples go through periods of disconnection.

These are “cross-road” moments for marriages: One path leads to a stronger, happier, and healthier relationship than ever before — and the other leads to increasing negativity, resentment and mistrust that can erode your connection.

Couples who avoid addressing problems, continue in negative, hurtful patterns, or wait too long to get help can destroy their trust in each other… and their commitment to the relationship.

Stop Fighting, and Start Understanding.

This is a huge opportunity to improve your relationship. Pain creates motivation to change. Smart couples who care about their marriages seize moments like these, and make the investment in professional support and guidance. This gets them on the “healthy path” towards deeper connection.

Good marriage counseling helps you learn about each other, solve problems, learn how to communicate and repair your faith in each other. Couples who walk through the fire together and come out the other side have a stronger, deeper connection than couples in untested relationships.

Believe it or not, you can look back on this “rough patch” as the best thing that ever happened in your marriage, if you seize this moment… and use it to grow together.

We Help Couples:

Our Evidence-Based Marriage Counseling is Positive, Productive and Effective.

Thanks so much for helping us find our strong bond again. We can’t tell you how much it’s helped us.

– Former Client

POWERFUL

The marriage counselors of Growing Self have specialized education, training and experience in marriage counseling.

We know how to help you reconnect emotionally, restore trust, improve communication, solve problems together, and create deeper levels of intimacy.

POSITIVE

Marriage Counseling with us is a positive experience. Our highly trained, professional marriage counselors know how to set you both at ease, and feel heard, valued, and understood.

Even reluctant partners often leave their consultation feeling excited, hopeful, and committed to the process.

PRODUCTIVE

We help you have productive new experiences that grow your understanding of yourselves… and each other.

You’ll leave each session with new hope, new ideas, new agreements, and a plan of action to make the specific changes that will improve your relationship.

EFFECTIVE

We use the two, evidence based approaches to help our couples: Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, which helps you understand each other and repair your attachment on a deep level, and The Gottman Method, which teaches you specific skills to communicate more effectively, and take positive action to repair your love.

You provided us such a safe place to be honest with ourselves and with each other our fear of being vulnerable and weak were transformed into a feeling of opportunity to be heard. My husband and I are better friends, parents, lovers and companions than we have ever been.

– Former Clients

 

 

Meet a Few Of Our Relationship Experts

The marriage counselors, couples therapists and premarital counselors of Growing Self have specialized training and years of experience in helping couples reconnect. We use only evidence based strategies that have been proven by research to help you restore your strong bond, and love your relationship again.

 

 

 

Hunter Tolman

Hunter Tolman

M.S., MFTC

Hunter is a warm, compassionate marriage counselor, couples therapist, and parenting coach who believes in love, and that strong marriages create strong families. He practices Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, which is an evidence-based form of marriage counseling that focuses on helping you create a strong, secure attachment built on trust and empathy.

His gentle, but effective approach can help you open up with each other, and have healing conversations that repair your bond and allow you both to consistently show each other the love and respect you both deserve. Hunter's roots are in Utah, but he is currently based in Colorado. He can serve you as a couples therapist or marriage counselor in Fort Collins, CO and Broomfield, CO, and he provides online marriage counseling & relationship coaching to couples across the US and around the world.

Meagan Terry

Meagan Terry

M.A., LMFT

Meagan Terry is a relationship specialist. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over nine years of experience in helping couples reconnect, and enjoy each other again. She specializes in Denver marriage counseling, Denver premarital counseling, and online relationship coaching.

Meagan uses effective, evidence based forms of marriage counseling including Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy and The Gottman Method. In addition to working one-on-one with couples, she teaches our Lifetime of Love premarital and relationship class. Meagan is available to meet with you for marriage counseling or couples therapy in Denver, and for relationship coaching and premarital counseling online.

 

Georgiana Spradling

Georgiana Spradling

PhD, MFT

Dr. Georgiana is a couples counselor and relationship coach with a "tough love" style. Her no-nonsense approach and direct feedback can help you get clarity about what's creating issues in your relationship, develop emotional intelligence skills, change the way you interact with each other, and negotiate your differences in order to build bridges to the center.

Dr. Georgiana is a certified coach as well as a licensed as a marriage and family therapist in California but she specializes in online relationship coaching. She divides her time between San Francisco and Buenos Aires. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

Silas Hendrich

Silas Hendrich

M. S., MFT-C

Silas is a marriage counselor and relationship coach with specialized training and experience in helping couples heal their relationships, improve communication, release resentments, and achieve new levels of enjoyment and fulfillment with each other. He has a master's degree in marriage and family therapy, plus  Gottman Method marriage counseling training (Levels 1 and 2), and is a Colorado-based therapist.

His warm, insightful and solution-focused style helps you understand each other, strengthen your foundation, and take positive action to improve your relationship. He's available to meet with you for couples therapy, premarital counseling and marriage counseling in our Broomfield, Colorado office and for relationship coaching online. 

Lisa Jordan

Lisa Jordan

M.A., LPC

Lisa is a warm, thoughtful and experienced couples counselor, therapist and coach. She has extensive post-graduate training in evidence-based couples therapy (Gottman Method Levels 1 & 2). Her approach helps you rebuild empathy, and restore your strong foundation through healthy communication and compassionate connection. Lisa is licensed as a therapist in Chicago, Illinois but serves couples across the US and around the world as a relationship coach.

Amy-Noelle Shih

Amy-Noelle Shih

M.A., LPC

Amy-Noelle specializes in relationship dynamics and personal development, and has over 10 years of clinical experience in helping individuals and couples grow into the fullness of their potential. She uses the Gottman Method and also draws from Ester Perel’s work, which integrates psychodynamic, attachment, and systemic theories, as well as body-oriented and mindful therapy approaches to help you both create transformational change in yourselves and in your relationship. Amy Noelle is licensed as a therapist in Houston, Texas and serves couples around the world as an affirming relationship coach.

Amanda Schaeffer

Amanda Schaeffer

M.S., MFTC

Amanda is a Marriage Counselor, Premarital Counselor and Family Therapist with a warm, gentle style that will help you both feel comfortable, respected, and understood. She has a gift for helping couples and families understand each other compassionately, feel emotionally safe, and learn how to relate in positive new ways that allow them to start enjoying each other again.

 

 

 

Anastacia Sams

Anastacia Sams

M.A., N.C.C., LMFT-C

I’m Anastacia Sams: a licensed therapist, life coach, and marriage counselor who is all about helping you create the very best life for yourself and for your relationships. I specialize in a type of evidence-based marriage counseling called Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, that helps you rebuild your secure, strong bond.

I’ve been told that my warm, gentle style immediately sets people at ease. Working with me, you’ll feel safe, cared for, and understood. And through that non-judgmental understanding, you will heal, grow, and — most importantly — understand yourself.”

Dori Bagi

Dori Bagi

M. S., ASORC

 

Dori is a kind, empathetic couples counselor, individual therapist, and life coach who specializes in sex therapy, and helping couples create healthy emotional and sexual intimacy. Her friendly style makes it safe to talk about anything, and her warm, emotionally-safe, solution-focused approach helps you move past the past, and into a bright new future of intimacy and connection.

Dori holds dual master's degrees in counseling and sexual health. She is licensed as a sex therapist in Sydney, Australia and offers online couples coaching to clients around the world. She is fluent in both English and Hungarian.

 

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