Premarital Counseling in Phoenix and Scottsdale Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about premarital counseling
You said YES! Congratulations! You have decided to spend your life with that special person. An essential, and often overlooked, part of wedding planning also includes premarital counseling. This can help you avoid common pitfalls in marriages that develop over time and start marriage off right (and skillfully). Premarital counseling in Scottsdale, AZ can help!
Common focuses of premarital counseling include learning how to communicate kindly, how to resolve conflicts skillfully, how to be on the same page on important topics such as finances, intimacy, parenting, etc. Often, premarital counseling is more educational, focused on learning and practicing skills, rather than fixing problems that have developed over time. However, if there are some issues present, these can also be brought up.
Why should we do premarital counseling
Premarital counseling can help you develop helpful habits from the start of your marriage. Married couples often wait until they are close to divorce before going to counseling. At this point, there is already resentment, a list of topics that lead to fights, and other issues. By doing premarital counseling, you will learn skills to hopefully avoid common relationship pitfalls and have help your marriage flourish!
What will we learn in premarital counseling?
Premarital counseling can teach a variety of skills including effective communication, how to resolve conflicts in a way that builds connection and understanding, problem solving that respects both of your boundaries, and how to maintain your friendship throughout the years.
What should I expect from premarital counseling?
Premarital counseling is often more educations and less “therapy” like. There are often fewer sessions involved and it is focused on skill-building.
Will my insurance cover premarital counseling?
Flourish Mental Wellness, PLLC does not take insurance and is considered an out-of-network provider with insurances. However, I can provide you with a receipt and you may be able to receive some reimbursement from your health insurance. Please call you insurance provider for more information.
What other services do you offer?
Please see the services provided page for other services offered. We offer couples counseling as well as individual therapy for a variety of mental health issues, including trauma, anxiety, and depression.