We found 5 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept United Healthcare near Livonia, MI.

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

Ms. Valerie Lukasik-Bozzo works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Ms. Lukasik-Bozzo include alcohol abuse, behavior therapy, and child abuse. Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Lukasik-Bozzo takes. She welcomes 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 and practices in Livonia, MI. Patients rated Ms. Hillery highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and addiction intervention. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and PacifiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 specializes in pain medicine and psychology. Dr. Dooley's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. 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, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Dooley is conversant in German.

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

Mr. Chad Allee works as a social worker and counselor in Plymouth, MI and Belleville, MI. These areas are among his clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and education consultation. Mr. Allee is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, McLaren Health Plan, and ValueOptions, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. Areas of expertise for Ms. Dupree include sandplay therapy, art therapy treatment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She takes Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, ... (Read 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.