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Couples Therapy in Rockford, IL

1639 North Alpine Road suite 260, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Office Hours

  • Monday — Friday9am — 5pm
  • Saturday — SundayClosed

Individual providers may offer expanded appointment hours. Please call (815) 395-1500 for availability.

Why Choose Geode Health for Couples Therapy in Rockford?

At Geode Health, we acknowledge the unique dynamics of each relationship and are devoted to delivering compassionate and effective couples therapy in Rockford. Our team of experienced therapists, including licensed professional counselors, prioritizes creating a safe and supportive environment for couples to explore, grow, and strengthen their bonds.

What distinguishes us is our commitment to understanding the individual needs of each partner and tailoring our approach accordingly. We believe in fostering open communication, building trust, and empowering couples with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of their relationship.

Choose Geode Health for couples therapy that goes beyond conventional approaches, ensuring you and your partner receive the compassionate care and expertise needed to achieve lasting positive change. Your journey to a healthier, more fulfilling relationship starts with us.

Our providers in Rockford, IL

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William Giakas, MD, Board-Certified in Adult, Geriatric, Adolescent, and Forensic Psychiatry

Outpatient Psychiatrist

Dr. William J. Giakas has over 37 years of experience and completed his psychiatry residency… View William Giakas’s profile

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Richard Jaconette, MD

Outpatient Psychiatrist

I am a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, as well as a general psychiatrist, with… View Richard Jaconette’s profile

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Jazira Sultanova

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

I am a Nurse Practitioner and have been providing psychiatry services for 7 years in… View Jazira Sultanova’s profile

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Alexandra Lundsteen, LMFT, CADC


I am a Therapist and have been providing therapy services for 7 years in outpatient,… View Alexandra Lundsteen’s profile

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Angela Gilbert, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

I am a Nurse Practitioner and have been providing psychiatry services for 2 years in… View Angela Gilbert’s profile

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Celinda Smith, LCPC


I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and have been providing therapy services for 3 years… View Celinda Smith’s profile

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Jean Cooper, MS, LCPC, CADC


I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been providing Therapy services for over… View Jean Cooper’s profile

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Julie Mensching, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and have been providing psychiatry services for… View Julie Mensching’s profile

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Lauran Mejia, FNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

I am a Nurse Practitioner and have been providing Psychiatry services for 3 years in… View Lauran Mejia’s profile

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Sara Pottinger, LCPC


I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been providing psychotherapy services for 15years… View Sara Pottinger’s profile

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Shannon Ferriter, LCSW


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been providing therapy services for 7… View Shannon Ferriter’s profile

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Tessa Bailey, LCPC


I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been providing therapy services for 9… View Tessa Bailey’s profile

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Kaitlyn O’Brien, LPC


I am a Therapist and have been providing mental health services for 4 years in… View Kaitlyn O’Brien’s profile

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Candice Peterson, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Candice is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with 16 years’ experience in… View Candice Peterson’s profile

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Katherine Dorwaldt, BSN RN MSN, APRN, PMHNP- BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Katherine has been working in healthcare for the last 15 years with experience in multiple… View Katherine Dorwaldt’s profile

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Patricia Pasillas Cardenas, APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

I am a Nurse Practitioner that sees patients across the lifespan. I strive to provide… View Patricia Pasillas Cardenas’s profile

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Sabrina Marlow, LCPC


I specialize in utilizing evidence-based approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, trauma-focused cognitive… View Sabrina Marlow’s profile

In-person or online appointments available with our providers in Rockford, IL

In contrast to several “virtual-only” mental healthcare companies today, Geode Health maintains a physical presence in the communities we serve. This enables us to personally monitor patients with complex needs in person, ensuring the safe prescription of medications that others cannot provide, and granting access to the latest treatments.

Additionally, for added convenience, we provide the option to connect with providers online through secure video visits. Both visit types are easily bookable and manageable online, with availability within a week or less.

Frequently Asked Questions About Couples Therapy

At Geode Health, couples therapy is a therapeutic process designed to help partners improve their communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their overall relationship. It provides a safe and supportive space for couples to explore challenges and work toward positive change.

Couples counseling is often recommended when partners are facing challenges such as communication breakdowns, frequent conflict, trauma, trust issues, or major life transitions. It is also beneficial for couples seeking to enhance their relationship, whether married or in a committed partnership.

During a couples therapy session at Geode Health, partners can expect a safe and confidential space to discuss their concerns. Our experienced couples therapists facilitate constructive conversations, providing tools and strategies to improve communication, address relationship issues, and help clients reach their relationship goals.

The duration of couples therapy varies based on the unique needs of each couple. Typically, sessions are scheduled weekly, and the number of sessions depends on the complexity of the issues being addressed. The goal of our couples therapist is to support couples in achieving their desired outcomes.

Yes, couples therapy can still be beneficial even if only one partner is initially interested. The process allows for individual growth and understanding, often encouraging the participation of both partners as they witness positive changes in the relationship.

Couples therapy at Geode Health can address a range of issues, including communication difficulties, intimacy challenges, trust issues, infidelity, and major life transitions. Our therapists tailor the approach to meet the specific needs and goals of each couple.

No, couples therapy is beneficial for couples at various stages of their relationship. It is not solely for those facing separation or divorce but also for those seeking to strengthen their connection, deepen intimacy, and navigate challenges more effectively. Couples therapy goes beyond marriage counseling; it can also include premarital counseling aimed at helping our clients create a healthy relationship.

Couples therapy at Geode Health enhances relationship satisfaction by improving communication, fostering understanding, and providing tools to navigate challenges. It helps couples build resilience, improve their mental health, deepen their emotional connection, and create a more fulfilling partnership.

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