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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
700 Everhart Road; Suite D 21
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Mr. Donald Kinner's specialties are family therapy, counseling, and addiction therapy. He practices in Corpus Christi, TX. Mr. Kinner's clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, eclectic therapy, and existential psychotherapy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
5115 Cosner Drive; Suite 203
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Mr. Kristopher Garza is a counselor in Corpus Christi, TX. Clinical interests for Mr. Garza include terminal illness, substance abuse, and depression. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, 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.
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