Counseling for Couples in a Committed Relationship in Vancouver, WA and the Portland-metro area

Couples Counseling & Marriage Counseling

Couples Counseling & Marriage Counseling offer a valuable opportunity for couples to learn effective ways to communicate, establish or renew boundaries, learn ways to engage in healthy conflict, and have a safe space to improve or prioritize your relationship. Every couple has moments when they start to fight more, feel angry, harbor resentment, or even feel withdrawn from their partner they were once so connected with.

Being in a relationship is hard work. Everyone experiences challenges in their relationship, it can often be difficult to decide how to handle these challenges. In couples counseling we we will help guide you and your partner to a healthier relationship.

It can be difficult to manage intimate relationship problems on your own, whether those problems are lack of communication, infidelity, betrayal, parenting issues, or everyday arguments. Couples Counseling can help.

When you come to couples counseling at Compass you can expect to learn a variety of new tools to improve your communication and connection. We make it a priority for you and your partner to have a safe space to openly discuss challenges within your relationship, striving to resolve resentments that have built over time, and allowing for you to growth in the relationship. Several of our therapists provide Gottman Method Couples Counseling and utilize the tools and techniques from Dr. Gottman in sessions.

Couple in love and happy with their relationship.

Does Marriage Counseling or Couples Counseling Work?

Research and experience has shown us that many couples often wait until there is a “problem” in their relationship before seeking help. Often times couples wait to long or they never seek help. Your relationship with you spouse or significant other is one of the most important relationships you will ever have.

At Compass Whole Health we want to help your relationship. We know that Couples Counseling can and will help if you’re willing to put in the effort. While no one can guarantee 100% success in couples counseling we can say that we will work diligently with you to make your relationship the best it can be.

We focus on restoring and repairing relationships not destroying them.

Common Reasons Couples Seek Counseling

  • Improve Communication
  • Learn Conflict Management
  • Work Through Infidelity or an Affair
  • Differing Parenting Skills
  • Roommates vs. Lovers
  • Major Life Changes
  • Premarital Counseling

Still have questions? Read  7 Good Reasons To Seek Marriage Counseling

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  • same sex couple holding hands as they begin their journey of couples counseling together
  • couple contemplating couples counseling while overlooking the water

Couples Counseling Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Compass wants the therapeutic process to be as clear as possible. We want you know what to expect and feel comfortable throughout the entire process. Check out some of the frequently asked questions in the list below.

We are here to answer any question you have, give us a call at 360-558-7730.


Couples Counseling and Marriage Counseling is tailored to each individual relationship. We work together to determine the best fit for you and your relationship needs.

You can expect the first two to three sessions to be more of an assessment of the relationship. Depending on your goals we then formulate a plan of action and can establish a more specific timeline to meet those goals.

Our address is 7017 NE Highway 99, Suite 206. Vancouver, WA 98665

Directions From I-5 Northbound

  1. Take exit 3 to merge onto NE Hwy 99/Main St toward Hazel Dell
  2. Merge onto NE Hwy 99/Main St
  3. Continue to follow NE Hwy 99
  4. Pass by McDonald’s (on the left in 1.0 mi)
  5. Destination will be on the right

Directions From I-5 Southbound

  1. Take exit 4 for NE 78th St
  2. Keep left at the fork to continue toward NE 78th St
  3. Slight left onto NE 78th St
  4. Turn right onto NE Hwy 99
  5. Destination will be on the left

Please enter through the back of the building (East side) of the building.

Parking: Free parking is available in the Collins Plaza where our offices are located at all hours. We are located inside the Collins Plaza, just minutes from I-5.

ADA Accessible: We are an ADA accessible office. If special accommodations are necessary, please do not hesitate to ask when you are scheduling your consult.

Our set front office hours are Monday thru Thursday from 9-5 and Friday from 8-3. Our therapists work by appointment only, and each therapist sets their schedule. To make an appointment or for additional information contact our intake line at (360) 558-7730.

Call 360.558.7730, or *email us at, to request an appointment time with one of our amazing therapists or counselors.

Our front office staff are very knowledgeable and are available to answer most questions you might have about therapy and/or counseling.

We do accept most major insurances for massage therapy and counseling services. Please contact us today and will gladly check your insurance benefits.

At Compass Whole Health each of our therapists have a specific expertise. When you call or email for an appointment, our front office staff will discuss with you the best therapist to fit your needs. We strive to make sure that your experience is the best one from the first time you walk in our doors.

Compass is dedicated to having only the best therapists and counselors in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA area. This translates into you having the best therapist and counselor.

If you have any other questions, please contact us

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