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Couples Clinic Marin

Timothy  West, Ph.D., MFT

(415) 892-7330

Counseling for Pre-Marital

and Unmarried Couples

Offices located in Corte Madera,

Marin County, California

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Dr. West Marriage Counselor

Timothy  West, Ph.D., MFT

(415) 892-7330

Dr. Timothy West, a Marriage & Family Therapist, provides couples counseling through-out Marin County, California. With offices located in Corte Madera, he also serves the communities of Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Greenbrae, Larkspur, Kentfield, Ross, San Anselmo, Fairfax, San Rafael, Terra Linda, and Novato.

Couples Clinic Marin

500 Tamal Plaza, Suite 528

Corte Madera, CA 94925

Married or not, couple therapy is helpful...

Couple therapy is equally helpful for those who are considering marriage and for those partners who have chosen not to get married.  Married or not, your relationship has unique dynamics which skillful relationship counseling can address.  My approach can enrich and help all intimate situations, no matter what lifestyle has been chosen.

For new couples who are considering marriage or know they will be married, couple counseling can give a wonderful head-start on learning marital skills.  John Gottman’s research showed clearly that there is a relationship “toolbox” which successfully married partners know about.  I have taught many premarital couples these skills and even have given them homework to keep these habits going outside the office – habits that can enhance their relationship for a lifetime.

Sometimes partners are wondering whether their relationship is one they want to commit to.  Some issues may have surfaced which seem insurmountable, yet they don’t want to give up on each other.  I have helped many couples in this situation clarify the predicaments before them, getting to the “heart of the matter”, so they can make decisions based on their fundamental truths and feelings rather than reactive emotions.  In place of ambivalence about the relationship, they go forward knowing each other much better on a realistic level and they can make their decision on more solid ground.

Pre-Marital Counseling