Do you have ongoing hurts or resentments?
Has there been a betrayal of trust? Cheating? Affairs?
Is there distance or lack of closeness in your relationship?
If you answered ‘yes’ to one or more of these questions, it’s time to take action.
Barbara Donesky, LICSW, is our couples counselor at DC Talk Therapy. She has counseled hundreds of couples during her career. Ms. Donesky will help you identify the core problems between you and your partner and provide you with the tools you need to improve the communication, trust and connection in your relationship.
Ms. Donesky incorporates elements of several different couples therapy models and approaches, including John Gottman, Imago Therapy and Harville Hendrix. She tailors her approach to each couple’s specific needs. Her style is engaging and non-judgmental, with a focus on skills-building and increasing empathy between partners.
Ms. Donesky sees straight couples and gay couples. She offers daytime and evening appointments (until 9 pm), as well as Saturday appointments. In addition to traditional 60-minute sessions, Ms. Donesky offers 90-minute sessions for those who are interested in more intensive work. She also provides short-term premarital counseling.