Alexa Gelles

Couples Counselling

Teletherapy & In-Person Therapy for Couples offered in Vancouver, B.C.

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Your love story should be a happy one!

Let's be real:

Things haven't been ideal with your partner. Whether it's tension in your relationship or a sense of disconnection, you likely feel stuck.

While you don't want to call it quits on your relationship, you also can't keep going this way πŸ’”

You didn't land on this page by accident 😳
If anything, you've been contemplating getting professional help for your relationship for longer than you care to admit.

Couples Therapy, is right for you if...








πŸ’› It's tough to talk to your partner without it turning into a fight.

πŸ’› You always feel like you have to watch what your saying and how you're saying them.

πŸ’› Your relationship feels more like your living with a roomate.

πŸ’› Even when you ask, your partner doesn't get how you feel.

πŸ’› There's some unspoken tension that you don't understand.

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Couples counselling provides a safe space to talk to your partner and explore issues in a healthy and contained way.

With our expert support, you can communicte with your partner on things you've been trying to address but couldn't for years.

You don't need to throw in the towel yet! There's still hope 🀞

You desire more in your relationship, and deep down, you know you deserve it

If you’re reading this and thinking, "OMG, yes, this is exactly what we need," then book a consult today.

With Couples Therapy, you'll be able to...








πŸ’› Identify sources of tension or disconnect in your relationship.

πŸ’› Discuss concerns in a secure and contained space.

πŸ’› Rebuild emotional safety and trust with your partner.

πŸ’› Strengthen your connection and understanding.

πŸ’› Find ways to communicate and meet each other's wants and needs.

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Now, picture having someone in your corner who doesn't judge your relationship or take sides but instead helps move stuck conversations forward, allowing you to feel close and connected with your partner again.

If you’re reading this and thinking, "OMG, yes, this is exactly what we need," then book a consultation!

How It Works

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Once you book your first in-person or virtual session, you’ll receive a confidential client intake form that you can complete virtually.

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In our first session we will meet and explore and understand your challenges, creating a custom plan to guide you and your partner to achieve the relationship you desire.

Ready to get started? Follow these 3 simple steps.

Book your first appointment or a free 15-minute consultation via our online calendar. If you have questions or need assistance with booking, reach out to us through the contact form.






Our Approach:

πŸ’› Results You Can Count On: We deliver real, tangible outcomes supported by proven methods like EMDR & EFT.

πŸ’› Walking the Talk: Our proven methods have been tested on 100's of relationships, including our own, and we can prove they work.

πŸ’› Tailored Support for Every Journey: Recognizing each relationship is unique, we offer diverse options for romantic partners, supporting you wherever you are in your journey.

πŸ’› More Than a Client: You're cared for and supported. Our aim is to make you feel heard, understood, and supported as we collaborate to help you reach your goals.

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β€œWe have greater confidence in discussing the things that really matter in our relationship.”
-G&P

It made us reflect on our styles of communication, and brought about helpful discussions to improve our relationship. It gave us great tips to repair from our blips and move on from them more easily. It even brought on some laughs. By better understanding our differences, we were able to work through them. Thank you Alexa for planting the seeds for a closer connection

What’s the difference between Relationship Counselling and Couples Counselling?

Relationship Counselling is for individuals aiming to work on themselves, whether it's addressing past relationships, understanding baggage and patterns, or seeking support for a current relationship without their partner. Couples Counselling is for committed partners working on their relationship together.

Couples Counselling FAQs

How much do couples counselling sessions cost?

Couples sessions start at $240 (plus GST) per 75 minute session. Payments can be made by credit card or e-transfer.

How many sessions will I need?

The length of couples counselling varies. The number of sessions depends on your goals and the number and complexity of issues. Some may find a few sessions enough, while others with deeper issues may choose ongoing counselling for months or years.

It's normal to feel strong emotions when discussing tough topics or trying new behaviours, especially in couples counselling. We aim to prevent things from spiralling and prioritize your emotional safety during our sessions.

Where are you located?

We are conveniently located at 214-525 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6. The office is in the Seymour Building. It’s easily accessible by bus and Skytrain. Street and paid parking can be found nearby.

The A’s to Your Q’s

How long are couples counselling sessions?

Couples sessions are typically 75 minutes, giving partners enough time to delve into issues and work towards understanding or resolution. Longer sessions can be made available upon request.

Are there any risks to counselling?

We use various counseling methods that are proven to be effective, such as the Gottman Method, the Developmental Model of Couples Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). We get how past experiences with loved ones shape our behaviour in relationships. By examining relationship patterns and their underlying stories, we assist you in getting your relationship needs. Our goal is to help you heal and grow as in an individual so you can have healthier relationships.







What therapeutic approaches do you use?

Can a couples counsellor be our marriage counsellor? 

Yes, a couples counsellor who helps couples can also be your marriage counsellor. The terms are often used interchangeably. Whether you're dating, engaged, or married, they aim to assist couples in improving their relationship.

Intimacy therapy, is a branch of couples therapy, that focuses on improving emotional, physical, and sexual closeness in romantic relationships.







What is Intimacy Therapy?

Do you offer premarital counselling?

Yes, we offer premarital counselling. We believe in early intervention, as it has the highest success rate in couples therapy. Our services are tailored to your relationship stage and unique goals.

More Questions?

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