106-4475 Viewmont Ave, Victoria, BC V8Z 6L8 | 201-1070 Ridgeway Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3J 1S7

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Therapy for Relationships

Each relationship is unique, and so is the support needed to thrive.

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Therapy for thriving relationships

Relationships are complex, and each one may pose different challenges. 

You may find you’re struggling with communication difficulties, trust issues, conflicts, or feeling emotionally disconnected. You may struggle with anger towards an ex-partner, or hold past issues too close when it comes to your parents. These relationship challenges can impact your daily life, causing feelings of sadness, frustration, and anxiety. 

Our relationship counselling offers a supportive and safe space to work through your challenges, develop healthy communication skills and address conflicts in a constructive manner. 

Therapy can help.

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Healing Relationships

Communication is the foundation of any relationship. Whether you’re speaking to a sibling or having to discuss parenting with an ex-partner, different people communicate differently. One individual may be quiet while the other likes to talk about feelings. Certain conversations may trigger anger, regret or sadness. Your family and upbringing may play a role. For instance, those who saw high levels of conflict as a child may shy away from discussing negative emotions. 

We can help you understand your communication style, triggers in conversations, and ways to manage emotions so you can find a path to effective conversation. That includes successful ways to discuss issues—a healthy way to argue or debate rather than having a spiteful fight. This can reduce other common relationship problems.

Together, we can find strategies & solutions to find peace within your closest relationships.

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How Relationship Therapy Can Help

Here are some of the biggest relationship issues that we see, and that we can work through. Relationship healing is possible with our support. 

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These issues are common, and pathways to deeper connections can be found together.

Therapy offers a pathway to healing and recovery

Michelle Rahn, owner of Better Life Counselling & Therapy in Victoria and Coquitlam

Michelle Rahn

Founder & Director
Registered Clinical Counsellor

About Us

Why Choose Better Life Counselling & Therapy?

With over 40 years of private practice experience, our approach at Better Life Counselling & Therapy centers around the belief that you are already whole. It is our job to provide the support and guidance you need to bring forth the best version of yourself.

We help you connect with the right therapist for your needs in a safe and welcoming environment. Our experienced team provides the support, tools and evidenced-based treatments to build a life that feels better. 

We provide in-person therapy in Victoria and Coquitlam, and virtual therapy across British Columbia. Our convenient appointments include options for evening and weekend sessions and no wait list. 

We want to help you build confidence, connect with yourself, and strengthen your relationships.

Contact us today to find out more about our Relationship Counselling.

We provide therapy that is:

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We believe healing requires a genuine connection between a therapist and client. We provide you with a safe and non-judgemental environment.

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Our approach is tailored to you, providing the skills and strategies that will help you heal in the way you need most.
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Even in the most stuck places – relief is possible. Our integrative approach combines the most effective therapies to create lasting change.

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The skills and strategies you will gain from working with us can be used immediately after each session to help you feel better faster.

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Therapists Offering Relationship Therapy

We help you connect with the right therapist for your needs in a safe and welcoming environment. Our experienced team provides the support, tools and evidenced-based treatments to build a life that feels better.

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How Our Relationship Therapy Works

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Customized Support

In some instances, relationship struggles begin in adulthood but can also occur in younger individuals. These struggles can also co-occur with other serious issues such as financial stress, health problems, and emotional difficulties. These conditions can worsen when relationship conflicts are present.

We can help! Our tailored therapy plan will help you find a way to heal and bring joy back into your relationships. Therapy can be helpful in addressing relationship issues by providing support, understanding, and coping strategies. Therapy can help you experience improved communication, increased trust, and a greater sense of connection and well-being.

Don’t wait for a crisis to seek help. Even if you have only a few concerns, treatment can help you or your loved ones feel better. If it’s impacting your relationship, we offer couples therapy. We also have therapy for children, teens, and young adults, group therapy, LGBTQIA2S+ therapy, and support for veterans and first responders. Your relationship struggles may be caused by life situations that you find difficult to cope with.

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What You Can Expect

Depending on your unique circumstances, attending therapy for depression can be a transformative journey. You may notice a decrease in depression symptoms, increased resilience, and improved functioning in daily life, as well as being able to:

Live with more confidence

Have an easier time making decisions

Regulate your emotions

Deepen existing relationships

Form new connections

Develop healthy coping mechanisms

Get Started With Better Life Counselling & Therapy

We Make Getting Started Easy

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Book An Appointment

If you are a current client or are ready to get started, book your appointment here.
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Book A Free Consultation

We will answer your questions and match you with a therapist that will best fit your needs!

If you have questions about therapy, our services, or would like to get in touch for other reasons, please submit a message via our contact form. We will respond within the same day (Sundays excluded).

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Depression may be part of your life story but it does not define who you are now or in the future.