Couples Therapy


Kristin is West Michigan's only Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist. She has completed this training at The Gottman Relationship Institute in Seattle, Washington. The Gottman Method is based on forty years of research with couples, and is focused on understanding the nature of relationships and what makes love last. You will gain insight and understanding into the dynamics of your relationship through a comprehensive relationship assessment which includes a research based online relationship checkup. You will also learn practical skills to improve connection and intimacy with your partner, manage conflict, and develop a deepened understanding of how to live life well together.

Kristin's speciality areas include:

  • Helping couples regulate conflict, repair hurt, and rebuild friendship and connection

  • Affair recovery, addiction recovery, and PTSD

  • Previous relationships/step-family challenges

  • Sex and intimacy related concerns

  • Transition and adjustment related challenges, including parenthood, physical health/chronic pain, and career changes

Kristin also provides relationship strengthening sessions for couples who desire to refresh and strengthen their relationship. These sessions are focused on providing a thorough assessment of your relationship and teaching you specific skills and tools tailored to your unique needs and desires. These sessions are priced per package (typically 4-6 sessions total). Schedule with Kristin today by indicating your interest in Growing a Vibrant Relationship sessions.

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"Kristin's knowledge of psychotherapy and effective communication makes applying principles in every day situations practical, realistic and attainable." 

- Psychologist Colleague

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