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Counseling: Revitalizing Your Marriage

Counseling: Revitalizing Your Marriage


Counseling: Revitalizing Your Marriage


A marriage can be compared to a complex recipe with the right measure of ingredients balanced and added to render the desired results you want.  There are things you can do that can change its characteristics, which can result in it being more enjoyable or just right.  In times of marital discord, your actions can change the overall dynamic of a marriage.

If too many conflicts start to take a toll on your marriage, it may become stagnant and the excitement you may have had, can pass by without you noticing.  It’s good to know, though, that it’s usually not too late to revitalize and strengthen your relationship.  Marriage counseling can be a great way to achieve this.


Challenges You Can Encounter Through the Years

It is natural for relationships to evolve over time, yet sometimes couples can be too busy living to give their relationship the full attention it needs to be sustained.  This is one of the more common ways that connections are weakened, because when emotions are concerned, people tend to see their spouse’s faults, but not their own. More importantly, when couples are struggling daily there are likely symptoms of depression and anxiety present, as well.

Without intervention at the proper time, this cycle can continue and even minor disagreements run the risk of becoming major conflicts that may destabilize your union.  It’s an acknowledged statistic in the US, that almost half of marriages result in separation or divorce. This figure alone stresses how difficult it can be to keep a relationship strong.   Counseling can fortify your marriage and help it endure the challenges through the years.


Resolving Marital Conflicts with Counseling

Experts say that couples wait an average of about six years before they decide to do something about their issues.  Even in these modern times, it’s common for married partners to keep things to themselves.  Currently, despite changing values and perceptions, some myths about marriage counseling still exist; but fortunately, so many couples have been able to ease, if not completely allay their marital distress.

Today, marriage counselors continue to encourage couples to be proactive or seek professional help at the early warning signs.  This can be done on neutral ground, without the added pressures of daily life creating biases that may affect your decisions.  Counseling can help you understand the real issues that need to be addressed and then assist you in resolving those very issues.  It can provide a safe, non-judgmental environment to talk and work through your concerns together.


Working Toward an Enduring and Happy Marriage

The goal of marriage counseling is to help you and your spouse maintain or achieve a meaningful and enduring marriage by resolving issues that keep you from enjoying your life, each other, and your life together.  Mutual respect is a very important element of a happy marriage, but it can require more than that.  Years of unresolved conflicts can mount and eventually disrupt your respect, trust, and love for one another.

Marriage counseling can help you sustain, as well as, offer ways to enliven your union.  It could be the right step needed for you to become more equipped with practical tools and approaches to address your changes and transitions, and resolve accompanying issues, such as anxiety and depression.  It can also help you discover what may be the missing ingredients your marriage needs to make it better.  With an experienced marriage counselor independently contracted with Carolina Counseling Services – Pinehurst, NC, you can revitalize your relationship and create the lasting bond you deserve.  Call today to make an appointment!


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Serving Areas: Carolina Counseling Services – Pinehurst, NC

Counties: Moore county, NC, Lee County, Hoke County, Chatham County

Areas: Pinehurst NC, West End NC, Taylortown NC, Seven Lakes NC, Eagle Springs NC, Jackson Springs NC, Foxfire NC, Candor NC, Norman NC, Ellerbe NC, Rockingham NC

Zip Codes: 27281, 27376, 28315, 28347, 28350, 28373, 28374, 28387, 28388, 28394

Kelly ErkenBrack, LCSW

Specializes in: (Ages 3+) Children, Teens, Adults, Couples and Families. Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Adjustments and Life Transitions, ADHD, Behavioral Issues, Parenting, Relationship Concerns, Self Esteem
Insurance: BCBSTricare Prime/Select, Medicare and Cash
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Location: Pinehurst, NC

Robin Caswell, MSW, LCSW

Specializes in: (Ages 5+), Individuals, Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, ADHD, ODD, Trauma/PTSD, LGBTQ, Self-Harm, Military Family Life, Mood Disorders, OCD, Phobias
Insurance: BCBS, Tricare, Medicare and Cash
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Location: Pinehurst, NC

Counseling Information

How Do I Set Up my FIRST Appointment?

  • Call: 910-420-3600 (Fastest way to schedule)
  • Text: (910) 308-3291 (Reply will be via phone)
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  • Appointment scheduling for NEW clients: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
  • Established/Standing Appointments are made directly with your therapist!
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Carolina Counseling Services – Pinehurst, NC

45 Dowd Circle Suite 5
PinehurstNC 28374

Our Mailing Address:

PO BOX 9909
Fayetteville, NC 28311