Couples therapy is one of the best single thing that people in Can do to help heal their relationship. A skilled therapist offers support and intervention that can help the couple safely address their difficulties and begin the process of problem solving and healing. Safety is an important part of therapy.
The therapist provide a space in which it becomes possible for couples to step out of defensiveness and work on problems in a useful and sensible manner. Collaboration with a therapist can provide a needed reference point which partners can refer to during their discussions. Therapists teach problem solving skills which can help couples gain tools to help them better address and manage their conflicts.
Communication skills help couples to know how to better speak and listen to each other. Comforting skills help partners to better recognize when they are becoming defensive, and how to calm themselves so that rational conversation remains possible.