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Relationship & Couples Therapy

Build The Relationship You Love

Through communication, trust and emotional connection to each other.

Communicate your needs effectively
Improve your conflict resolution
Deepen your emotional connection
Relationships can be hard
Unexpected challenges, work and family pressures, conflicting schedules, and parenting demands can all cause a break in connection with your partner. There is nothing more destabilizing than experiencing the loss of trust, communication or love of your partner.
We provide the perspective, guidance and support you need feel good together.

If You're Struggling With:

  • Communication Issues
  • Conflicts or Disagreements
  • Infidelity or Trust Issues
  • Intimacy or Sexual Issues
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Major Life Transitions
  • Uncertainty About The Future

We can help you find your way

Our Therapeutic Approach

How Our Therapy Works

We get to know you

We take the time to understand your history, your situation and your challenges then we help you get clear on your goals.

We Put Together A Plan

We work with you to find the right tools and therapy options to develop a plan that will help you move forward.

We Help You Take Action

We guide you towards your goals and listen to hear what’s working in your life so you can reach your goals.
When you have clarity on what you want and how to ask for it, your life will start to change.
Dee Gill, Founder & Clinical Director of Searchlight Counselling in Burnaby

Dee Gill

Founder & Clinical Director

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Why Searchlight Counselling?

Over time, pressure from society, peers and families can start to cloud your view of who you really are.

You may find you spend so much time chasing the things you believe will lead to success, only to be left feeling empty, exhausted and lost.

When you work with us, we make it our primary mission to offer caring, culturally inclusive, non-judgmental and gender affirming therapy to help you bridge the gap from where you are to where you want to be.

We can help you find your way

How Can Relationship Therapy Help You?

Relationship therapy may be a good option if you and your partner are experiencing communication difficulties, conflicts, or other related issues that you are struggling to resolve on your own.

If you are both open to exploring these issues and committed to working on your relationship, relationship therapy can equip you with the skills and strategies you need to resolve any current difficulties and prevent future challenges.

What Issues Can Be Addressed In Therapy?

Communication

We provide a comfortable environment where you and your partner can learn how to listen to each other’s needs and communicate your own in a clear and respectful way.

Conflict Resolution

We will help you learn effective strategies for managing conflicts and disagreements in a healthy and productive way so that you can prevent small issues from evolving into big problems.

Intimacy Issues

We will help you identify areas of strength in your relationship and build upon them. Deepening your intimacy can include: setting healthy boundaries, being honest and vulnerable with each other, and meeting each other’s needs.

Longevity

We will work towards helping you develop a shared sense of purpose and direction. This combined with the skills and strategies you learn can help you maintain a healthy and happy relationship long-term.
We help you heal together.

What You Can Expect From Relationship Therapy

As you learn how to effectively communicate your needs while understanding those of your partner, you may feel:
  • Increased connection and greater ease in your day-to-day life
  • More laughter and joy in your relationship
  • Safe and comfortable with your partner
  • A confidence that you and your partner are on the same page

Increased connection and greater ease in your day-to-day life

More laughter and joy in your relationship

Safe and comforable with your partner

A confidence that you and your partner are on the same page

Rediscover your love and connection!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Relationship Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Relationship Therapy

Our therapy sessions range from $200 to $250 per 50 minute session. You can read more about our
fees and policies here.

When you book an individual therapy session, we can help you explore and identify the areas where you are struggling. As you heal from the challenges you are facing, you might find that your confidence level and coping skills spill over into your relationship and help facilitate some of the changes you desire.
Yes, relationship therapy can be effective in helping couples improve their relationships. Studies have shown that relationship therapy can lead to improvements in communication, intimacy, and overall relationship satisfaction. However, the effectiveness of relationship therapy can depend on several factors, such as the willingness of both partners to participate, the experience and skill of the therapist, and the severity of the issues being addressed.
Deciding if relationship therapy is right for you and your partner can be a personal decision that requires careful consideration. If you are both open to exploring your challenges and committed to working on your relationship, couples therapy may be helpful. If only one partner is open to therapy, individual therapy can be a good starting point.
In your first relationship therapy session, we will get to know your story and learn what brings you here today. From there we can determine some goals to work towards, and develop a roadmap to help you reach them as quickly as possible. Every relationship therapy session is unique and tailored to the needs of the couple. The therapist will work with you and your partner to create a safe and supportive environment where you can address your concerns and work towards a healthier relationship.

Therapists who specialize in Relationship Therapy

Therapists who specialize in Relationship Therapy

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Dee Gill

Founder & Clinical Director
Registered Psychotherapist

How You Get Started

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Do You Have Questions?

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