Virtuous Circle Counselling


Couples Counselling Edmonton

Couples Counselling In Edmonton, Alberta: Strengthen Your Relationship

Are you facing challenges in your relationship? Do you feel disconnected or find it difficult to communicate effectively with your partner? At Virtuous Circle Counselling, we understand that maintaining a healthy and thriving relationship takes effort and commitment. We are here to provide professional couples counselling services in Edmonton, Alberta, designed to help couples like you navigate through your difficulties and build a stronger, more fulfilling relationship.

Our Edmonton Therapists

Justine Jacques Edmonton Therapist
Justine Jacques
Registered Provisional Psychologist/Therapist
Davinder Pandher, Registered Psychologist | Virtuous Circle Counselling
Davinder Pandher
MACP, DCP Candidate
Registered Psychologist/ Therapist

Our Approach to Couples Counselling

At Virtuous Circle Counselling, we believe that every couple is unique, and therefore, we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs and goals of each couple we work with. Our experienced couples counsellors provide a safe and supportive environment where you and your partner can openly express yourselves, explore underlying issues, and develop effective strategies to improve your relationship.

During our couples counselling sessions, we address a wide range of concerns that couples commonly face, including:

1. Communication Issues

Communication is the foundation of a healthy relationship, and when communication breaks down, it can lead to misunderstandings, conflicts, and emotional distance. We help couples learn effective communication techniques, active listening skills, and conflict resolution strategies to enhance their ability to connect and understand each other.

2. Emotional Intimacy

Emotional intimacy is essential for a strong and fulfilling relationship. We assist couples in developing a deeper emotional connection, building trust, and fostering a sense of safety and vulnerability within the relationship.

3. Rebuilding Trust

Trust is crucial in any relationship, and when it is compromised, it can be challenging to rebuild. Our counsellors guide couples through the process of rebuilding trust, addressing past hurts, and establishing a foundation of honesty and transparency.

4. Managing Conflict

Conflict is a natural part of any relationship, but learning how to manage and resolve conflicts in a healthy manner is key. We teach couples effective conflict resolution techniques and provide tools to navigate disagreements constructively.

5. Enhancing Intimacy and Connection

Intimacy encompasses emotional, physical, and sexual aspects of a relationship. We help couples explore and address issues related to intimacy, including sexual satisfaction, emotional closeness, and maintaining a strong bond.

6. Life Transitions and Stressors

Couples often face significant challenges during major life transitions such as marriage, parenthood, career changes, or relocation. We assist couples in navigating these transitions, adapting to new roles, and managing stressors that may arise.

Don’t let relationship difficulties continue to strain your connection. Contact Virtuous Circle Counselling today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a healthier and happier relationship.

What Is Couples Counselling?

Couples counselling is a specialized form of therapy that focuses on addressing the unique dynamics and challenges within a romantic relationship. Our experienced couples counsellors create a safe and supportive environment where you and your partner can openly explore your concerns, improve communication, and work towards resolving conflicts. Through evidence-based techniques and personalized guidance, couples counselling aims to strengthen the emotional connection and foster healthier relationship patterns.

What Is The Difference Between Marriage Counselling And Couples Therapy?

Marriage counselling and couples therapy are often used interchangeably, but they differ slightly in their approach. Marriage counselling primarily focuses on the institution of marriage and aims to address specific issues related to married couples. On the other hand, couples therapy encompasses a broader scope, catering to all types of intimate relationships, including dating, engaged, cohabiting, and married couples. Both approaches share the common goal of enhancing relationship satisfaction and resolving conflicts.

Can Couples Counselling Save My Relationship?

While no therapy can guarantee specific outcomes, couples counselling has proven to be highly effective in improving relationships and helping couples overcome challenges. It provides a supportive space for partners to explore their concerns, gain insights into relationship patterns, and develop healthier ways of relating to each other. Whether you’re dealing with communication issues, trust issues, intimacy problems, or other relationship struggles, couples counselling can provide the tools and guidance you need to rebuild and revitalize your connection.

At Virtuous Circle Counselling, we understand that every couple is going to be different, and we’re here to address any concerns or questions you may have about couples counselling. Our experienced therapists are committed to providing a supportive and confidential environment where you and your partner can work towards a stronger relationship. Schedule an appointment today and start on the pathway to reconnecting with your partner. 

Edmonton Couples Counselling

The Best Couples Counselling In Edmonton

When it comes to finding the best couples counselling in Edmonton, look no further than Virtuous Circle Counselling. Our team of skilled and compassionate couples counsellors is dedicated to helping couples navigate their unique relationship challenges and achieve lasting positive change. We take a client-centred approach, tailoring our therapy to your specific needs and goals.

What sets us apart is our commitment to providing a safe and non-judgmental space where you and your partner can openly express yourselves and work towards resolution. Our counsellors are highly trained in evidence-based approaches, including: 

With their expertise and guidance, you can expect to gain valuable insights, learn effective communication skills, and develop strategies to strengthen your bond.

LGBTQ2+ Friendly Couples Counselling in Edmonton

At Virtuous Circle Counselling, we are dedicated to providing inclusive and supportive couples counselling services for individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We recognize the unique challenges and experiences that LGBTQ2+ couples may face, and we strive to create a safe and affirming space where you can explore your relationship dynamics openly and authentically.

Our couples counsellors in Edmonton have received specialized training in LGBTQ2+ issues and are committed to fostering a non-judgmental and accepting environment. We understand the importance of respecting and validating diverse relationship structures, identities, and expressions. Whether you are in a same-sex relationship, a non-binary partnership, or any other LGBTQ2+ configuration, we are here to provide the guidance and support you need.

Take the First Step towards a Healthier Relationship

If you’re ready to invest in your relationship and embark on a journey towards a happier and more fulfilling partnership, contact Virtuous Circle Counselling. Our couples counselling services in Edmonton, Alberta, provide the support and guidance you need to overcome challenges and build a stronger connection with your partner. Schedule a consultation today and take the first step towards a healthier, happier relationship.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, couples counselling is not solely for couples in crisis. It can benefit couples at any stage of their relationship, whether they are experiencing challenges or simply want to enhance their connection. Couples counselling provides a supportive and neutral space to explore concerns, improve communication, and strengthen the emotional bond between partners.

The duration of couples counselling varies depending on the unique circumstances and goals of each couple. Some couples may experience positive changes within a few sessions, while others may require more time to address deeply rooted issues. Our experienced couples counsellors in Edmonton work collaboratively with you to develop a customized treatment plan that fits your needs and timeline, aiming to achieve meaningful and lasting results.

Ideally, both partners should be willing to engage in couples counselling for the most effective outcome. However, even if only one partner is initially open to therapy, significant progress can still be made. By working with a skilled couples counsellor, the willing partner can learn strategies to improve communication and foster positive change within the relationship. As the dynamic between partners shifts, it often encourages the other partner to become more engaged in the counselling process.

Book Your Appointment Online

We are currently accepting new clients however being a good fit is everything in a therapeutic alliance. When you’re ready, please contact us for a free 30-minute phone consultation to see if we match your needs and goals.

We at Virtuous Circle Counselling acknowledge Moh’kinstsis, the lands where the Bow and Elbow rivers meet, in what we currently call Calgary. We acknowledge that we are visitors on Moh’kinsstis and acknowledge the Blackfoot are those who named this area as Moh’kinsstis. In the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, we recognize the ancestral territories, cultures, and oral practices of the Blackfoot people, the Îyarhe Nakoda Nations, the Dene people of the Tsuut’ina Nation, and the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.