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More effective couples therapy.

Get concentrated help. Our highly advanced couples therapy begins with a thorough assessment. Spend a weekend with us and jump-start your success.

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Restore your loving connection.

Our science-based approach heals intimate bonds. It's been clinically proven to lessen or alleviate relationship distress and enhance marital satisfaction. Connect with our most experienced couples therapists, using the most effective couples therapy methods. Dramatically improve your chances for success.

Who we are

Couples Therapy Inc. is a team of over two dozen clinicians practicing in thirty US states and four countries. Many of us have 20-30 years of experience. Collectively we have over five hundred years helping couples. All of us have science-based training. 

Couples therapy is not just our specialty, it's all that we do.

What we do

Science has taught us that working over a more intensive block of time effectively helps you develop stronger bonds, versus the same amount of time spread over shorter weekly sessions. Therefore, we work "intensively" for 2 or 3 days over a weekend. You'll come away from your intensive retreat with the tools you need to resolve conflicts and become closer as a couple.

Intensive online couples counseling
- without leaving home.

COVID-19 has stopped our face-to-face in person couples retreats. But we continue to offer the same science-based therapy in an online format. Start by completing a comprehensive online assessment tool, unparalleled in its thoroughness. Work privately from home or nearby lodging to immerse yourselves in learning essential tools for better relating. 

These weekends are private/personal. One couple to one skilled professional.

COVID-19 has stopped our face-to-face couples retreats. But we continue to offer the same science-based therapy in an online format. Start by completing a comprehensive online assessment tool, unparalleled in its thoroughness. Work privately from home or nearby lodging to immerse yourselves in learning essential tools for better relating. 

These weekends are private. One couple to one skilled professional.

Find the time.

Book in 3 easy steps:

1. Schedule a no charge appointment with the therapist in your state to discuss your situation. They will recommend the best course of action for you.

2. Schedule your online couples retreat. Weekends are limited. Book now for the best available dates.

3. After you've scheduled your services with us, create a comfortable and private place in your home for you to connect with your therapist. Or if you prefer, book lodging at a nearby hotel or B&B. You'll be using our high-resolution, secure, HIPAA-compliant videoconferencing program, and have ample time for breaks and lunch. 

Words of praise

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-California-

"Before Couples Therapy Inc., we went to someone who was totally unqualified to handle our needs. I was going to file for divorce. Lisa was so helpful in the way she kept us on track and figured out what we should be working on to get the maximum benefit in the time frame we had.
It was emotionally, spiritually, and physically moving. I'm very happy I did it and will always be grateful for what it did for us. I would recommend couples therapy even for healthy marriages.
Working with Lisa stopped a divorce, improved communication, and brought us together in a way we haven't had since we first became involved with each other romantically."
"We had tried several different couples therapy previously with limited success and not lasting. We were recommended to look into an intensive session thinking that issues need more than an hour to get to the heart of the matter.
Dr. Mike is an incredible therapist and teacher. He was incredibly skilled at staying present with the emotions that came up and patient with each of us so we could stay on the topic and go deeper. He was also very empathic.
I saw my partner in a different light and was able to set aside fear. Don't let fear keep you from seeing your partner for who they want to be seen as.
I would definitely recommend Couples Therapy Inc."

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-Puerto Rico-

"The trust in our relationship had been compromised. We needed a therapist that could work virtually, as well as be fluent in English and Spanish. We were also looking for somebody with training in the Gottman method, at the suggestion of my Cognitive-behavioral therapist. Dr. Rodriguez was a perfect fit.

I did not know what to expect. I had never done therapy virtually before, so I wasn’t sure how much of an impact therapy would have on us this way. But it certainly did have a huge and positive impact!
I would highly encourage couples who are considering this to go for it. Personally, I don’t think my partner and I would’ve been able to make it work on our own at that point in our relationship without it. "

Do it for yourself.
Do it for each other.

A secure relationship provides a richer quality of life and a deeper, more intimate friendship.
It's possible. Don't put it off.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a couples therapist near me?

We have therapists in 33 locations. Pick a clinician licensed in your US state or our international therapists. 

Northeast  Southwest   Midwest   Southwest   West Coast   Non-Contiguous States   International

What are your fees?

Intensive retreat prices for a weekend are between $300 and $5000* depending upon the education, location, and experience of your therapist. Additional days can also be arranged.

Payment is due at the time of booking.  Payment can be done by PayPal or credit card. PayPal offers a 6 month "same as cash" payment option for qualified clients. Clients can apply online. We regret not being able to hold dates without payment.

*The President is more.

What is the schedule for these intensive marriage retreats?

Intensives typically run Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am-4:30pm. A modified schedule or additional days may be arranged with your therapist.

Is this a religious retreat? 

No. This is a non-religious, secular retreat which is science-based. We do, however, have a Christian minister, Dr. Doug Burford on our team for those requesting a bible-informed retreat. If he works with you as a minister, he can practice throughout the USA.

There are 350 Certified Gottman Therapists worldwide.
Eight are on our team.
Choose from some of the most experienced couples therapy professionals in the field.

"Couples Therapy Inc is serious business  - no margaritas, group sessions or yoga classes... a science-based intensive one-on-one retreat addressing your relationship issues head on with a skilled doctoral or masters-level couples therapist."  


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This month's featured therapists:

Dr. Scott Wolfe

couples therapist

With over 30 years of experience helping couples, Dr. Wolfe is an outstanding choice for couples facing their greatest challenges. A Gottman Certified Therapist and Master Trainer with the Gottman Institute (training other therapists). Academician and workshop leader. One of our most senior clinicians. Licensed in 14 states.

Angela Voegele

Couples Therapist

Board-Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Gottman Therapist, and workshop leader, Angela is one of our most popular therapists. Known for her accessibility and warmth, she provides exceptional intensive couples therapy. She is fluent in English,  German, and conversational French. Licensed in six states.

Reach out:  30 states across the USA

These intensive marriage counseling retreats are concentrated help - one couple at a time, with one highly skilled specialist. Have you tried couples therapy in the past and failed?  Do you believe that your marriage is severely, and hopelessly damaged? Try again using an expert.

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