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We found 5 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Temple, TX.

Dr. Louis A Gamino, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Louis Gamino's areas of specialization are psychology and psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, and more. He has received the following distinction: Clinical Practice Award, Association for Death Education and Counseling. Dr. Gamino is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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All Interests: Grief, Couples Therapy, Psychotherapy Treatment

Dr. Joshua P Briley, MS, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Briley's specialty is psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, domestic abuse, and phobias. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Briley honors. Dr. Briley is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Substance ... (Read more)

Daryl Green
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Mr. Daryl Green is a family therapist and counselor in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, and more. Mr. Green is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Dr. Candice Ackerman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Candice Ackerman works as a psychologist, counselor, and psychotherapist in Austin, TX, Leander, TX, and Temple, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: couples therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and consultation. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
618 N Main Street
Temple, TX
 

Mr. Pedro Quirino's area of specialization is counseling. His clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.