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More effective couples therapy.

Get concentrated help. Our highly advanced couples therapy begins with a thorough assessment. Spend a weekend with us and jump-start your success

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Restore your loving connection.

Our science-based approach heals intimate bonds. It's been clinically proven to lessen or alleviate relationship distress and enhance marital satisfaction. Connect with our most experienced couples therapists, using the most effective couples therapy methods. Dramatically improve your chances for success.

Who we are

Couples Therapy Inc. is a team of over two dozen clinicians practicing in thirty US states and four countries. Many of us have 20-30 years of experience. Collectively we've spent half a millennium helping couples. All of us have science-based training. 

Couples therapy is not just our specialty, it's all that we do.

What we do

Science has taught us that working intensively helps you develop stronger bonds more effectively than the same amount of time spread over weekly sessions. Devote a weekend. You'll come away from your intensive retreat with the tools you need to resolve conflicts, repair broken bonds, and become closer as a couple. You'll begin with an extensive assessment.

Why an assessment?

A concentrated assessment informs the therapeutic process. It explores the roots of your daily tensions enabling you both to enjoy greater marital happiness. We help you to target these sticking points more effectively. This reduces your stress and saves you time and money.

You begin your journey by providing us an in-depth picture of you and your relationship using our online marriage counseling assessment instrument coined "The BIG BIG Book."

Get started now. You'll receive your copy of the BIG BIG Book as soon as you reserve your intensive couples therapy. Only our experienced clinicians are trained to study and effectively interpret your every word using this unparalleled instrument.

We focus on you as well as your relationship. A thorough assessment answers relevant questions about your family history, current sleep patterns, work stresses, support systems, hobbies, and more.

Intensive online couples counseling
- without leaving home.

COVID-19 has stopped our face-to-face in-person couples retreats for now, but we continue to offer the same science-based therapy in an online format. Dive right in now and start completing your comprehensive online assessment tool. Work privately from home or nearby lodging. Take "us time" and immerse yourselves in learning essential tools for better relating. 

These weekends are private and individually tailored. One couple to one skilled professional.

Book in 3 simple steps:

1. Are your marital goals a good fit for this format? Schedule a no charge appointment with one of our therapists in your state to discuss your situation. They will recommend the best course of action for you.

2. Schedule your online couples retreat. Weekends are limited. Book now for the best available dates.

3. After you've scheduled your services with us, create a comfortable and private place in your home or find an intimate get-away for your therapeutic time. You'll be using our high-resolution, secure, HIPAA-compliant videoconferencing program. We provide ample time for breaks, lunch, and evenings off. 

Words of praise

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Jenny Fang

-California,Vancouver, BC-

"This was our first time with couples therapy. We were lost, confused and very frustrated. We were afraid of the reality that it was possible we were not good for each other.


Jenny was very direct. I felt we were enlightened. It was a breath of fresh air to truly understand what our issues were and how we can go about repairing our relationship. We now have (1) better communication skills, (2) a better understanding of spouse, and (3) refreshed hope of a long-lasting marriage

Jenny Fang was truly a blessing when we needed it most. My wife and I were on the verge of separation and after our weekend we are stronger than ever.

I highly recommend CTI. I couldn't imagine a better way to gather the tools to work on a successful relationship."

"Before meeting with Havi, we'd been seeing another therapist, and interviewed with a couple more others. The session with Havi was the ONE session where I felt we would be truly helped, supported, and given the tools needed to improve our marriage. 


That is to say, Havi is the best therapist we've ever seen.


I could tell that her approach truly followed what I'd learned was a research-based approach on the dynamics of intimate relationships-but more importantly, I sensed she truly cares and wants to make a positive difference! She's amazing."

-Licensed in five state-

-Massachusetts-

"We were on the brink of divorce. Barely speaking. I was afraid there was no hope and couples therapy would solidify that. I had brought my partner to my individual therapist. It was not successful.


Dr. Gorman was amazing, nonjudgmental, and was able to help us open up and be honest with each other in safe environment. We are able to understand the other person better and have new tools to keep us from attacking when we are angry or withdrawn.

My husband and I are able to identify the triggers in our relationship, we can communicate without fear and we now have options to help us calm down and focus on what is important.

Thank you, Dr. Gorman. You are a wonderful person and the best therapist we have ever met. I am so grateful for your expertise and patience. Our New Year is filled with hope and love.."

Do it for yourself.
Do it for each other.

A secure relationship provides a richer quality of life and a deeper, more intimate friendship.
Are you ready? Don't put it off.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a couples therapist near me?

We have therapists in 33 locations. Pick a clinician licensed in your US state or our international therapists. 

Northeast    Southeast   Midwest   Southwest   Western   Non-Contiguous States   International

What are your fees?

Intensive retreat prices for a weekend are between $2500 and $5000* depending upon the education, location, and experience of your therapist. Additional days can also be arranged. These fees will rise for those booking after January 31, 2021.

Payment is due at the time of booking and paid for by PayPal or credit card. PayPal offers a 6 month "same as cash" payment option for qualified clients. Clients can apply online.

We regret not being able to hold dates without payment.

*Dr. K, our president, is more.

What is the schedule for these intensive marriage retreats?

Intensives typically run Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am-4:30pm. A modified schedule or additional days may be arranged with your therapist.

Is this a religious retreat? 

No. This is a non-religious, secular retreat which is science-based. We do, however, have a Christian minister, Dr. Doug Burford on our team for those requesting a bible-informed retreat. If he works with you as a minister, he can practice throughout the USA.

There are about 350 Certified Gottman Therapists worldwide. Eight are on our team.
Choose from among the most experienced couples therapists in the field.

"Couples Therapy Inc is serious business  - no margaritas, group sessions or yoga classes... a science-based intensive one-on-one retreat addressing your relationship issues head on with a skilled doctoral or masters-level couples therapist."  

Livestrong.com


This month's featured therapists:

Dr. Michael McNulty

couples therapist

With more than two decades of experience helping couples, and with psychoanalytically informed training, Dr. McNulty is a superb choice for couples needing deeper work. A Gottman Certified Therapist and one of the earliest Master Trainer with the Gottman Institute. Academician and workshop leader. One of our most experienced clinicians. 

Marisa Mundey

Couples Therapist

Exceptionally gentle, while saying tough truths, Marisa gets high marks with the couples she serves. She has advanced training in the Gottman Method and worked directly with Harlene Anderson, founder of the Narrative approach. Long-time team member of Couples Therapy Inc. Specializing her work with couples from Texas. 

Reach out:  Most states across the USA

These intensive marriage counseling retreats are concentrated help - one couple at a time, with one highly skilled specialist. Have you tried couples therapy in the past and failed?  Do you believe that your marriage is severely, and hopelessly damaged? Try again using an expert.

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