Couples therapy is a type of mental health counseling that helps to improve relationship dynamics between two people through dialogue, support and education with a mental health professional. A couple may seek couples therapy during times of transition, loss, infidelity, sexual concerns, communication barriers or when experiencing an overall lack of intimacy in their relationship. The goals of couple’s therapy are tailored to fit each couples desired needs and outcomes. Overall couples counseling can help foster a deeper intimacy between partners, increase healthy communication patterns within the relationship, decrease times of conflict and increase overall satisfaction and wellness in the relationship. For more information regarding what couples counseling can provide for you and your partner please visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/marriage-counseling/basics/definition/prc-20012741.