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Carol A. Anderson, MS, MFCC
Licensed Marriage, Family, Child Counselor
A Center for Growth and Relationships


"Getting the Love You Want!"
Rediscover the joy and passion you once knew in your relationship!

Excerpted from
An Introduction to Imago Relationship Therapy
by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Making Marriage Work
Imago Relationship Therapy helps you transform your relationship into a vehicle of Safety, Healing, and Personal and Spiritual Growth as you rediscover the joy and passion of being together.

What's really going on in our Relationship?
When you first fell in love and married, you probably felt whole, nurtured and saw life in technicolor! You felt that you were "meant for each other!" You could not believe how alike you were! However, somewhere along the way, if you are like most couples, the feelings changed and the wonderful intensity of "true love" was lost. This may have left you feeling confused and frustrated. Often blaming your partner and seeing them as the source of your pain, you begin to feel anger and resentment. If you are still married, your relationship may be merely like roommates, at best, or you may be plagued with constant arguments and power struggles, with nothing ever being resolved. You may feel hopeless that anything will ever be different, unless you break up and start over with a new relationship.

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What you need to know is:

"As an Imago therapist, I want you to succeed in your relationship and for your therapy to be a positive experience."
-- Carol A. Anderson, MFCC

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How can Imago Relationship Therapy help us?
Imago Relationship Therapy is different from traditional couples' therapy. It is comprehensive in its approach and not superficial in any way. You will learn much more than merely communication.

You and your partner will:

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What can we expect during therapy?
For most couples, this is the first time they have been to therapy. Understandably, you may feel quite nervous and apprehensive. Perhaps you have even had a negative experience with couples' therapy. In either case, Imago Therapy will be a pleasant surprise for you. Below is a list of what you can expect:

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A very important part of Imago Couple's Therapy is participation in the 2-day, intensive Getting the Love You Want Couples' Workshop. While this is not required, it is highly recommended to achieve a "quick start" and to optimize your therapy results. Couples who have attended find the workshop extremely helpful. For more information click on one of the below links.

For more info on Getting the Love You Want Couples' Workshops presented by Carol in the Central California area, click here.
For more information on Imago Relationship Therapy or upcoming Getting the Love You Want Couples' Workshops in your area, click here.
For more information on Dr. Hendrix, click here.

"Healthy individuals, families and relationships are our most valuable natural resource." -- State of California


"Carol works with you in a caring and interactive partnership to help you gain control of your life and achieve loving, satisfying, committed relationships."

Carol A. Anderson, MS, MFCC
Licensed Marriage, Family, Child Counselor
Member of:

  • AAMFT - American Assn. of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • CAMFT - California Assn. of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • EMDRIA - EMDR International Association
  • IIRT - Institute for Imago Relationship Therapy

Call or email Carol today for an appointment for a consultation.

Receive an initial complimentary session when you mention this referral site.
Sliding Scale/Interns Available
Now located in North Fresno, CA
Phone (209)487-2444
Email your feedback or suggestions about this site to Carol.A@juno.com
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