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Marriage Counseling in Scottsdale, AZ

Strengthen Your Marriage

Whether you are facing obstacles in your marriage or you just want to strengthen your relationship, we are here to help. 

Having a trained professional therapist that specializes in marriage counseling to guide you can be a healthy decision you can make together. 

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Located conveniently in Scottsdale, Arizona, Pathways Counseling Services has been voted one of Scottsdale’s “Top Rated Marriage Counselors” six years in a row for a reason. Our therapists have years of experience assisting couples in various stages of their relationships. We understand there may be dysfunctional patterns in marriages and relationships contributing to unhealthy behaviors. We get to the core of the issue and help you to uncover those patterns, learning healthy ways to communicate and prevent the erosion of the relationship. We also offer premarital counseling, to help ensure your marriage is off to the best start possible.

Do the following questions apply to you and your marriage or relationship?

Pathways Counseling Services, PLLC has been voted as Top-Three Best Marriage Counselors for six years in a row!

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If you can relate to any of these questions, you are not alone.  Let our trained therapists help you and your partner reconnect or assist you in finding the best path for you and your significant other. We want to look beyond the day-to-day arguments and help couples identify the unhealthy patterns so that they can learn how to address the core issues and grow close again. All too often, couples wait until their marriage or relationship is severely damaged to seek help.  As a result, more harm may be done in that time.  However, it’s never too late to repair your marriage or make it stronger.  Our counselors are here to help guide your relationship and communication in a more positive and effective direction. Schedule an appointment with us today so you and your partner can begin the journey together. 

Our Marriage Counselors Can Help

Just like a garden, marriages take plenty of love, care, and commitment to blossom. Like a garden, if you don’t tend to them, they can become overgrown or die from neglect. The key is to take ongoing care of your relationship, like you would your garden. Our expert marriage counselors specialize in helping couples of all backgrounds get to the very core of their relationship issues, learn more about each others’ challenges and needs, and begin cultivating a stronger, healthier marriage. 

We offer a non-judgmental environment where you are able to discuss things that are sensitive and may feel uncomfortable to discuss with your partner or spouse. Our marriage counselors help remove the discomfort in discussing difficult thoughts and feelings and provide the path to a breakthrough for you and your partner. Going into marriage or relationship counseling is not a sign of defeat, but rather a step that signifies the importance of your relationship.

Our Marriage Counselors

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Types of Marriage and Relationship Counseling Offered

To be as accommodating as possible for those seeking marriage counseling, Pathways Counseling Services is pleased to provide:

Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I make an appointment?

You may do this in three ways.
You can book online anytime
Call us at 480-613-8530
Complete this contact form.

Do you offer a free consultation?

Yes, we offer a free 15-minute telephone consultation. Please call us at 480-613-8530 to schedule a consultation or complete this contact form.

Do you accept any insurance?

Our practice is a fee-for-service practice which means we do not accept insurance. If you have an insurance provider with behavioral health coverage, they may offer out-of-network coverage. If you would like to use your out-of-network benefits, we will provide you with a superbill (receipt) that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

What should I expect when I come for my sessions?

Prior to your first session, you will fill out some general information. We will you a link to complete the form(s) prior to your first session.
During the initial appointment, we will review some of your histories and we will have an opportunity to discuss the reasons you are interested in counseling and the goals you are looking to achieve from counseling.
Together during the first few sessions we will put together a treatment plan with you.

How soon should I see results from the counseling sessions?

Most patients come in for weekly appointments. As you are feeling better, you can cut back on the frequency of the sessions so you have more time to practice what you are learning.

Initial sessions are 75 minutes ongoing sessions may be 45-75 minutes or longer depending on need.

Patients who work with us report improvements in a few sessions. More difficult issues may take longer. People come to therapy for different reasons but universally people don’t initiate counseling unless they are in some type of emotional pain. Our attitude is to try to make every session count.

What kind of patients do you see?

We welcome couples, children, adolescents, teens, and individuals of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religious traditions, and lifestyles.

We will be able to work with you using a variety of tools and techniques and specialize in a variety of issues and concerns.

Is what I say confidential?

All client-therapist conversations are private and confidential. In those rare exceptions when the safety of a client or other is at risk disclosure of confidential client-therapist information takes place.

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