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Online couples therapy has become increasingly popular as a way to work on relationships in a flexible and convenient way. In this article, we will explore how online couple therapy works, answer the most common questions and give some personal advice from our experienced couple therapists.

How does online couple therapy work?

Online couple therapy works in a similar way to traditional couple therapy, with the major difference being that the sessions take place over the internet in the form of video meetings. The therapist and the couple can connect from different locations and with Lavendla there is no need to download any software or create accounts. This makes it particularly convenient for couples with busy schedules or those who do not live near a therapeutic clinic. During the sessions, partners discuss their problems and work with the therapist to find solutions and improvements.

Lavendla’s couple therapists offer both online and face-to-face couple therapy. It is also possible to alternate video sessions with face-to-face sessions. We adapt to your situation.

What set our therapist apart was her genuine empathy and personal insight. Not only did she possess a deep understanding of neurodiversity, but she also shared personal experiences that resonated with us, creating an instant connection and fostering a sense of trust!

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3 tips from Lavendla’s couple therapists

  1. Communicate openly Whether you are in the same room or in different locations, open and honest communication is the key to success in couples therapy. Share your thoughts and feelings openly with your partner.
  2. Bepatient The therapy process can take time. Be patient with yourself and your partner as you work to improve your relationship.
  3. Engage actively For the best possible results, both you and your partner need to actively engage in the therapy process. Participate in exercises and reflect on what you learn.

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6 frequently asked questions about online couple therapy

What are the benefits of online couples therapy?

Flexibility: Online couples therapy allows you to schedule sessions to suit your time, which can be particularly beneficial for couples with busy lives.
Accessibility: You can access therapy services wherever you are, which is particularly useful for those living in remote locations.
Privacy: Many couples appreciate the increased privacy that online therapy offers. It can be easier to talk about sensitive topics when you are in your own environment.
Cost-effective: Online therapy can often be more affordable than traditional therapy, with fewer travel costs and time savings.

Is online couples therapy as effective as traditional couples therapy?

Yes, many studies have shown that online couples therapy can be as effective as traditional therapy in improving relationships and managing conflict.

What do I need to get started with online couples therapy?

You need a stable internet connection, a computer or mobile device and a willingness to engage in the therapy process with your partner.

How do I find a reliable therapist for online couples therapy?

Do a thorough research of different therapists to see which one is right for you. Lavendla’s couple therapists are available nationwide, have different backgrounds and speak several languages. Feel free to read the therapist’s customer reviews to form an opinion.

How many sessions of couple therapy are usually needed?

The number of sessions varies depending on couples and their specific needs. Some may experience improvements after a few sessions, while others may want to continue for longer.

What are the most common areas that couples therapy can help with?

Couple therapy can help with everything from communication problems and conflict management to intimacy issues, sex and trust issues.


Summary of online couple therapy

In this article, we have explored the topic of online couple therapy and provided a basic understanding of what it entails. We have answered frequently asked questions about online couple therapy and offered personalized advice from Lavendla’s experienced couple therapists.

Online couples therapy is a flexible and accessible way to work on relationships, no matter where you and your partner are. It can be as effective as traditional therapy and offers benefits such as flexibility and confidentiality.

We have emphasized the importance of open communication, patience and active engagement in the therapy process. Using the resources and tools that online therapy offers can also be very helpful in improving your relationship.

In conclusion, couples therapy is a great tool for strengthening and improving relationships, and with the right attitude and therapeutic support, you and your partner can work towards a healthier and happier future together.

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Written by Ellen Lindgren

Licensed psychologist

Ellen is a licensed psychologist and has experience mainly in clinical psychology where she has worked with various conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, crises and trauma in primary care and psychiatry. She has also worked with research while studying in the US and with affective disorders and insomnia at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.