Premarital Counseling

Studies have shown that premarital counseling and educational programs can create stronger marriages in the future. But why is this? Premarital counseling gives you the opportunity to learn the skills and strategies that you two can use to prevent possible problems in the future and work through current challenges in your relationship. It helps you to learn effective communication skills and to build a deeper connection with your partner. This type of counseling helps you celebrate your relationship and identify its strengths while also exploring weaknesses. This knowledge gives you the ability to improve and strengthen your relationship.

What is Covered?

  • Defining your marriage expectations and role beliefs

  • Analyzing how past events affect your future (Family of origin work)

  • Learn skills to manage conflict resolution

  • Money expectations and role beliefs

  • Expectations and beliefs around sex

  • Develop and practice communication skills

  • Discussions on children 

Consultation Request

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255. If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. If you need local crisis intervention/support in the Bay Area, check out Bay Area Suicide Crisis & Intervention Alliance (BASCIA) online. I do not offer crisis counseling or emergency services. 


Katherine Meek is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 117725) and a Registered Associate Practitioner of Clinical Counselor (APCC 7649) at Couples Recovery Center and is supervised by Dr. Harry Motro, a Couples Counselor, and is an employee of Harry Motro, Psy.D., Marriage and Family Therapist, P.C., which is a Professional Corporation. Couples Recovery Center provides specialized couples counseling and includes the following professionals:



The recommendations on this website do not constitute professional advice, substitute for professional treatment, or establish a therapeutic relationship.

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