What makes a STRONG couple?
Today's couples face all kinds of challenges that couples in the past have not had to face. We believe that even though the landscape of a modern relationship has changed, there are still some things that work in keeping a couple STRONG.
At Austin STRONG: Relationship Building Center, we offer the skills and the knowledge to help you through the difficult times, rebuild your connection, and keep the spark alive in your relationship.
We are skilled in helping couples learn new ways to:
Increase Sexual Intimacy
(ie: parenting roles, structure before baby/after a divorce)
Navigate Life's Transitions
(ie: empty nest, retirement, job/location change, new baby etc.)
Reunify as a Family after a Separation
(ie: Military families, estrangement)
Create new Family Structures
Recover from an Affair/Relational Trauma
Break old Relational Patterns
Discover their Love Languages
Unmask Attachment Styles
Discover new ways to relate to each other
Whether you are just dating, or have been married for what feels like 100 years, every couple goes through ups and downs in their relationship. If you are looking for couples counseling because you've have hit a rough patch, are going through a period of transition, or just could use a tune-up, we've got you covered!
The STRONG Relationship Model is based on the SIX core areas of a STRONG relationship. By moving through the levels with your partner, you will discover and uncover the richness that a fully connected and intimate relationship has to offer.
Based on Biology, Attachment Styles, Philosophy, Marital Strength studies and Adversity research, the STRONG model will help you and your partner build a relationship that will last a lifetime.
Gottman Therapy is one of the most successful, data-based, methodologically sound forms of marital therapy available today. Backed by decades of research on "master" and "disaster" couples, The Gottman Assessment will give you a full overview of your relationship with your spouse and show you the strengths as well as the growth areas of your marriage.
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy is a short-term form of therapy that focuses on adult relationships and attachment/bonding. The therapist and clients look at patterns in the relationship and take steps to create a more secure bond and develop more trust to move the relationship in a healthier, more positive direction.
Sex Therapy is tailored specifically to address issues around the sexual functioning of an individual or couple. Topics explored include sexual education, couples' desire discrepancies, sex drive, sexual trauma, sexual inhibitions and body image issues, sexual orientation, kink and alternative lifestyle options, sexual performance and satisfaction issues, and sexual intimacy.