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We found 6 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept United Healthcare near Livonia, MI.

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Valerie J Lukasik-Bozzo
Specializes in Psychology
19855 Outer Drive; Suite 201 East Building
Dearborn, MI
 

Ms. Valerie Lukasik-Bozzo's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Ms. Lukasik-Bozzo include alcohol abuse, behavior therapy, and child abuse. Ms. Lukasik-Bozzo is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
28921; 7 Mile Road
Livonia, MI
 

Ms. Kimberly Hillery specializes in social work, counseling, and addiction therapy. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and addiction intervention. Patient ratings for Ms. Hillery average 4.5 stars out of 5. Ms. Hillery takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, PacifiCare, and more.

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Dr. John Anthony Dooley, PhD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychology
Ford Road (dearborn); 5500 Auto Club Drive
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. John Dooley works as a pain doctor and psychologist. He speaks German. Clinical interests for Dr. Dooley include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is professionally affiliated with Henry Ford Health System. He is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, ValueOptions, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Joseph Bavonese, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling
16801 Newburgh Road; Suite 111, Office 2
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Joe Bavonese works as a family therapist, psychologist, and counselor. Dr. Bavonese's clinical interests include infidelity issues, phobias, and separation. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Shield, and ValueOptions. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , premarital therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, couples therapy

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Chad Michael Allee, MS, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
9409 Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI
 

Mr. Chad Allee is a social worker and counselor. His areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and education consultation. Magellan Health Services, McLaren Health Plan, and ValueOptions are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Allee honors.

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Relevant Interests: , emotionally focused couples therapy, couples therapy

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Abigail Renee "abby" Dupree
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
17318 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI
 

Ms. Abigail Dupree's specialties are social work and counseling. She practices in Livonia, MI. Clinical interests for Ms. Dupree include sandplay therapy, art therapy treatment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Ms. Dupree is in-network for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and more.

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What is Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy refers to a specific type of counseling where relationship issues are the focus of the treatment. It used to be referred to as marriage counseling and still may be called that in many places, but because participants are not always married to each other, couples therapy is a more accurate name.

Closely related to family therapy, couples therapy is a type of counseling that seeks to help couples improve their relationship. A therapist may teach each partner in the relationship specific skills, such as managing or expressing their emotions, conflict resolution, communication skills, and problem solving. Both people in the couple need to be committed to learning new skills themselves as well as putting effort into supporting the relationship. The typical goals of couples therapy are to decrease conflict, unhappiness, and resentment, as well as increase communication, intimacy, and connection.

Couples therapy may be offered privately, at a university, or in a group practice. It is usually short-term therapy, lasting a few weeks until the participants have learned new skills and have the ability to repair their relationship. Its effectiveness depends on the willingness of both participants to commit to therapy and make the relationship a priority. For many couples it can be extremely helpful.