Couples Counseling
with Talkspace online therapy

Rediscover the strengths of your relationship — and make it stronger than ever.
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How Talkspace couples therapy works

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Therapy can help with
Feelings of guilt
Mood swings and irritability
Change in eating habits
Difficulty bonding with your baby
Sadness and hopelessness
Fatigue
Thoughts of harming yourself or the baby

What COUPLES are saying

Annecharbs
App Store
“We were paired with a super helpful couples therapist and even in just a few short months, our marriage feels back on track. Highly recommend it, and the app just makes the service even easier to use on the go.”
Yelrihs86
App Store
“Our experience with couples therapy was great! Couldn’t have asked for a better way to do therapy. Loved our therapist. Loved the convenience of writing whenever we had a chance — our lives are so busy that I think it’d be nearly impossible to go somewhere.”
Talkspace user
Direct Review
“My husband and I have come a long way, thanks to Shannon. Our fights have decreased and our overall communication tactics have improved. I am so thankful for this service and her help.”
Annecharbs
App Store
"We were paired with a super helpful couples therapist and even in just a few short months, our marriage feels back on track. Highly recommend it, and the app just makes the service even easier to use on the go.”
Yelrihs86
App Store
“Our experience with couples therapy was great! Couldn’t have asked for a better way to do therapy. Loved our therapist. Loved the convenience of writing whenever we had a chance — our lives are so busy that I think it’d be nearly impossible to go somewhere.”
Talkspace user
Direct Review
“My husband and I have come a long way, thanks to Shannon. Our fights have decreased and our overall communication tactics have improved. I am so thankful for this service and her help.”

What you’ll get from couples therapy

Identify the issues

Identify specific relationship issues to work on with the support of an unbiased professional

Rediscover strengths

Develop a solutions-oriented approach to rediscover your relationship’s strengths

Dysfunctional dynamics

Gain insight into patterns that cause relationship distress and dysfunctional dynamics

Empathy and resolution

Practice conflict-resolution strategies for improved empathy, problem-solving, and conflict resolution

Restore trust

Learn communication tools to increase vulnerability and restore trust

Ongoing support

Ongoing dedicated support through live video sessions and unlimited messaging
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Benefits of Talkspace

  • No appointments or commuting needed
  • Ongoing support — express yourself in real-time
  • Seamlessly switch therapists, at no extra cost
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is it better to attend online couples counseling as a couple or solo?

Meeting with your therapist for shared relationship or marriage concerns as a couple is the best way to begin treatment together.
If individual therapy is recommended, your therapist will guide you through options for individual counseling sessions.

Is online couples counseling really effective?

Yes, online therapy has proven just as effective as in-person couples therapy that makes way to a healthy relationship.

How much does online couples counseling cost?

The cost of virtual couples therapy varies, but online relationship counseling is the most cost-effective. Be sure to check with your insurance provider for coverage options.

What is online couples therapy?

With online couples therapy, couples can meet with a licensed therapist for a virtual couples therapy session to resolve relationship challenges and generally address the health of their relationship through live video sessions or in writing via Talkspace's secure platform.

Is online couples counseling right for my partner and me?

Online couples therapy offers more flexible and accessible options for when to meet and the preferred mode of treatment. It's important that both you and your partner feel comfortable with the method of treatment that you choose in order to get the most out of each counseling session.

How does marriage counseling differ from couples therapy?

Marriage counseling is a specific approach to couples counseling for married couples looking to invest in their partnership and rediscover their spouse.

Is couples therapy only for married couples?

No. Online relationship counseling is ideal for all couples looking to reconnect, strengthen, or address challenges and conflicts. Our licensed therapists can help you and your partner at any stage of your relationship from premarital to marriage counseling. Couples therapy can help you each learn invaluable skills to help improve your relationship.

Does Talkspace offer premarital counseling?

Yes — Premarital counseling is a type of therapy provided by Talkspace licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) for couples who are taking the next step in their relationship or want to resolve issues in their relationship before they commit to marriage.

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