Robin Risso, LMFT

Horses, Humans, and Healing: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy 

Marriage Counseling/Couples Therapy

Do you and your partner/spouse find yourself in the same conflict over and over again? Do you imagine that a therapist will side with one of you or it will just be more of the same?  In the paddock we will certainly be talking but more so, you'll be engaged together in activities that I have designed to help you meet your goals. It is not unusual for a couple to report back that when struggles began to emerge at home after paddock sessions, they were able to reference what they had learned. 

My goal is to support and strengthen the relationship through our work together.  It isn't my role to decide if you should stay together or not, only you can decide that but I will work to help rebuild, strengthen, and help you to solidify and deepen your relationship.  Unlike some other professionals, I have extensive and specific training in working with relationships as a licensed marriage and family therapist. 

Discernment Counseling

For therapy to be successful, both partners need to be able to "lean in" or commit to working on the relationship and not consider separation/divorce during the process.  If both partners are not sure they can "lean in", discernment counseling can help.  I am certified in this model nd the sole focus is to help couples decide if they can both "lean in" and work on their relationship.  This can be an important first step for some to begin couples therapy or marriage counseling.

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Marriage Counseling