Best Couples Counselors in Rhode Island

Find the best therapists who are couples counselors in Rhode Island. The following couples counselors specialize in supporting couples through conflicts, communication challenges, and premarital and marital issues.

When entering couples counseling in Rhode Island, you can expect to pay between $100 - $250+ per session if you’re paying out-of-pocket. It is possible to find therapists in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, First Health/Coventry, Neighborhood Health, Tufts, and United Healthcare.

Couples counseling sessions are usually 60 minutes or longer and may involve meeting with one or both partners.

Treatment approaches used in couples counseling can include a mix of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, and specialized approaches such as Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Imago Relationship Therapy.

Find vetted couples counselors below. Click on any counselor to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a great fit! To expand your search, add fee ranges you can afford under ‘Payment options’ and try including ‘Online video sessions’ under ‘Locations’ too.

Couples Counselors in Rhode Island

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How to find the best couples counselors in Rhode Island

How much does couples counseling in Rhode Island cost?

Couples counseling in Rhode Island costs between $100 - $250+ per session if you are paying out-of-pocket. Couples counseling is sometimes, but not always, covered by health insurance. For example, if your plan includes family therapy as a benefit, you may only be responsible for a copay at each session, typically $20 - $40 per session.

If neither you nor your partner are covered by health insurance and cannot pay for out-of-pocket fees, you can ask the couples counselor if they offer sliding scale fees (a set rate based on income).

What should I look for in a couples counselor?

All couples counselors should have advanced training and experience in working specifically with couples. Many are Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), but there are also social workers, psychologists, and other practitioners who  work with couples.

Before your first session, clarify your goals for counseling, as that will make it easier to find the best couples counselor who fits your needs and style.

What times of challenges can couples counseling help with?

There are a wide variety of challenges that couples counselors can help with, from acute crises to general dissatisfaction in the relationship.

Some common areas of exploration include communication challenges, financial issues, sex and intimacy difficulties, infidelity, and parenting responsibilities.

Couples counselors will work with one or both partners to identify goals, address concerns, and develop solution-focused plans to strengthen the relationship.