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We found 4 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept Priority Health near Northville, MI.

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

Ms. Kimberly Hillery's specialties are social work, counseling, and addiction therapy. Areas of expertise for Ms. Hillery include crisis intervention, depression, and addiction intervention. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Ms. Hillery honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, PacifiCare, and more.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
640 Griswold Street; Suite 300
Northville, MI
 

Ms. Pamela Manela practices family therapy and social work. Ms. Manela is conversant in Italian. Her areas of expertise include the following: education consultation, immigration issues, and diagnostic evaluation. She honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and more.

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Randall A Bizer, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
141 North Center Street; Suite 201
Northville, MI
 

Mr. Randy Bizer works as a social worker. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Mr. Bizer include self-harm, depression, and life transitions. He honors Magellan Health Services, Cofinity, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Elizabeth Rose Eiten
Specializes in Social Work
186 E Main Street; Office 2
Northville, MI
 

Ms. Elizabeth Eiten works as a social worker in Detroit, MI and Northville, MI. Areas of expertise for Ms. Eiten include acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and holistic therapy. She is an in-network provider for McLaren Health Plan, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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.