Winter Park Marriage and Couples Counseling

Be Understood

  • Research-Based Counseling Methods
  • Phones Answered Live for Questions
  • Customized Treatment Plans in Writing
  • Success With Relationships of All Shapes

The Importance of Hope for Your Relationship

We often receive calls from people saying things like “Our marriage is hanging by a thread;” or “We just want to be able to say we gave it our best shot before calling it quits.” The discouragement is palpable. Hope for the future of their relationship has all but disappeared.

That’s where we come in. When you’re discouraged, we can help you find new, untried ways to move forward. We’ve been studying relationship dynamics for years, and we have the experience and expertise to help.


Trained in the fundamentals of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, our marriage counselors are prepared to diagnose the underlying causes of impaired communication and then provide the skills, tools, and learning required to deal with the inevitable moments of friction that are likely to arise in every relationship.


Passion and romance between partners can change over time, but they don’t have to disappear. Our Winter Park relationship therapists provide a structured, safe environment for couples to discuss intimacy. This may include expressing desires, both in and out of the bedroom, as well as identifying past histories that may be playing a role in limiting intimate connection.


Couples struggling with infidelity typically experience a series of intense emotions, and without professional help, those intense emotions take up residence and begin to redefine the relationship itself. Recovering from infidelity in most cases requires the guidance of a trained therapist who can help you heal.


According to Dr. John Gottman, restoring trust is an action rather than a belief. Although rebuilding trust can be one of the most difficult tasks in a relationship, it is possible.  Our counselors are trained to guide couples through the process necessary to rebuild and renew trust between partners.

Research-Supported Couples Counseling

We make sure our counseling relies on the most recent research available. While much of our work draws from the studies of Drs. John and Julie Gottman, we also rely heavily on the research of thought leaders like Dr. Peter Levine, Dr. Stephen Porges, and Dr. Brene Brown.

If you don’t regularly follow counseling psychology research (and of course you don’t – that’s our job), a lot has happened in the past 20 years. Advances in neuroscience are revolutionizing our understanding of the brain and how it works. And with those advances, our therapists can bring life changing results our clients like never before. At Positive Steps, we are committed to bringing the best, most proven therapeutic methods to you.

So even if – perhaps – you’ve waited too long to make the call, there is probably hope for your relationship. We can help.

It’s time. Call us today.

Winter Park Marriage Counselors

Our Winter Park marriage counselors make it a priority to understand you and your partner. We start by learning as much as possible about the current state of your relationship and your history together. We then meet with you individually. We will also ask you to complete one or more assessments that provide additional insights that may not have surfaced during our discussions.

At Positive Steps, the information gathering stage is an essential part of our process. It gives us the means to develop your plan, which you will receive at the beginning of your second appointment. The plan will lay out what you hope to achieve, how you will achieve it, and how long it will likely take to see the results of your hard work.