Therapy at home is a great option for those that lead busy lifestyles or want to stay in therapy despite the health challenges of today’s world. When you want to work on your marriage, you may want to choose in-home marriage therapy in Orlando as an option for you. Whether your therapist comes to you or you log in remotely, you can still gain all the benefits that marriage counseling has to offer. These are a few tips to find success in in-home therapy.
When you and your spouse choose to do in-home therapy, you should have a quiet space to set up for the session. Although you may think you can juggle the session and other household responsibilities, like caring for the children, you should avoid this. Instead, give yourself a quiet and private space for just the two of you. Log into your therapy session without any background noise or interruptions so you can give yourself wholeheartedly to this process.
Therapy at home is a great solution for those with a busy lifestyle. However, you do not want to allow your home and work tasks to run into your therapy session. On the days and times when you have therapy, you should avoid overbooking other responsibilities. If you rush to get logged into your therapy session, you may still be focused on the task you were doing beforehand, which means that you are not getting everything from your session. Instead, take the time to mentally prepare for a few minutes before your session. Ground yourself, practice mindfulness and breathing exercises, and log in so you are focused on treating yourself for the next hour.
When you are at home, you may be accustomed to certain behaviors. You may fall into certain patterns that may be unhealthy for your marriage, like having separate spaces or ignoring each other. Instead of embracing those typical roles, which are not serving you as they are, you need to create a space that allows you to be honest and open. Communicate with your spouse and your therapist, despite the fact that your environment is the same.
Traditional therapy works because of the feedback that you give both your therapist and your spouse. You still need to give your feedback in in-home counseling too. The only way that you can work on your marriage is if you communicate and talk about your feelings, responses, and thoughts. By giving your honest feedback, you can learn about the needs of you and your spouse so that you can both grow in your relationship.
These are a few tips to help you and your spouse find success in in-home marriage therapy in Orlando. If you are looking for professionals that offer this service, contact Orlando Thrive Therapy to hear more about our experience today.
Heather Oller is a licensed Orlando therapist at Orlando Thrive Therapy, Coaching & Counseling who specializes in counseling Orlando couples, individuals, and families who are seeking changes in their lives. She has been a mental health professional for over 17 years and is a practicing Orlando counselor that specializes in conflict resolution for couples. You can contact her for an appointment or call 407-592-8997 for more information.