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Relationship Therapy Center in Marietta, GA

          Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)         
Individual Therapy         Couples Therapy         Marriage Counseling         Family Therapy         Sex Therapy

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 About The Relationship House 

We are a Relationship Therapy Center that specializes in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). Our mission is to assist couples, families, and individuals in fostering healthy, enduring relationships. Grounded in a trauma-informed and attachment-based approach, we offer a unique path to emotional, mental, and relational well-being.

At The Relationship House, we understand the profound impact that relationships have on every aspect of our lives. Whether you are dating, in a long-term partnership, married, starting a family, or anywhere in between, our team of dedicated therapists offer tailored guidance and support to individuals, couples, and families at every phase of their relationship journey. Our therapists are skilled in facilitating transformative moments that lead to lasting change, enhancing your overall quality of life.

What sets us apart is our integration of attachment science and trauma-informed interventions. We understand the impact of early attachment experiences and past traumas on our current relationships and emotional well-being. Our approach is rooted in the latest research in attachment theory and trauma psychology, allowing us to offer targeted interventions that address the underlying issues affecting your relationships. Our compassionate therapists are equipped to address the complexity of relational dynamics with empathy and expertise. We recognize the power of secure and responsive connections in alleviating anxiety, depression, and stress, while promoting physical health and resilience.

By understanding how attachment patterns influence our behavior and emotions in relationships, we can help you cultivate deeper emotional and relational bonds. Our trauma-informed approach ensures that we create a safe and supportive environment for healing, allowing you to explore and process past experiences that may be impacting your current relationships.

Through our integrated approach, you'll learn to develop secure attachments and build a strong foundation for the journey of life. Whether you're seeking to improve communication, heal past wounds, or strengthen your connection with your partner, our compassionate therapists are here to guide you every step of the way. We are here to walk alongside you on your journey toward growth and healing. Together, let's create relationships that thrive.

LGBTQIA+ Affirming Practice

At The Relationship House, we are committed to creating an inclusive and affirming space for all individuals, regardless of race, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We proudly identify as an Anti-Racist, Trans-Inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ Affirming practice. Our therapists are dedicated to understanding and respecting the unique experiences and identities of each client we serve.


Founding Partners

At The Relationship House, our foundation is built upon the shared passion of our founders, Alex and Sarah, in the art and science of human connection. As members of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Alex and Sarah bring an advanced level of training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to individuals, couples, and families seeking support.

Prior to establishing The Relationship House, Alex was the owner of Marietta Marriage and Family Therapy, while Sarah led the Center For Conscious Connection in Marietta. Together, they combine their expertise and experience to provide compassionate and effective therapy services.

With a deep understanding of the complexities of relationships and a commitment to ongoing professional development, Alex and Sarah are dedicated to helping clients navigate the challenges of modern life and build stronger, more fulfilling connections.

At The Relationship House, you can trust that you're in capable hands, guided by therapists who are passionate about supporting you on your journey toward growth and healing.


Our Services

We offer in-person and virtual therapy appointments.

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy?

The Relationship House offers high-quality therapy services through Emotionally Focused Therapy in Marietta, GA. Grounded in an attachment-based and trauma-informed approach, we create a safe and secure environment for couples, individuals, and families to work through and resolve personal and relational issues.

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), developed by Dr. Sue Johnson, is a powerful approach to helping distressed couples, families, and individuals. It is a humanistic and experiential psychotherapy that integrates the science of attachment into the treatment of emotional, mental, and relational health. Attachment science has expanded our understanding of the nature of love relationships and family bonds, viewing human beings as innately relational and wired for intimate bonding with others.

The EFT model acknowledges our biological predisposition to create and maintain strong emotional ties with our partners and loved ones. It focuses on key emotions that shape individual experience and intimate bonds. Feeling secure in our most important relationships enables us to thrive and cope with life's challenges. We all seek positive answers to questions like "Are you there for me?", "Can I count on you?", and "Do I matter to you?"—desiring assurance that our loved ones are accessible, responsive, and engaged with us.

EFT has demonstrated success in treating relationship problems, anxiety, depression, stress, attachment, and trauma. Recognized by the American Psychological Association (APA) as meeting the gold standard for the most effective evidenced-based therapy approach for couples, EFT has also been successfully adapted to treat individuals and families. At The Relationship House, we offer Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Couples Therapy (EFCT), and Family Therapy (EFFT), as well as Emotionally Focused-informed Sex Therapy.


Diversity and Inclusion Mission
Emotionally Focused Therapy in Marietta, GA

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

At The Relationship House, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to providing the best possible care to all of our clients. We strive to create a safe and supportive environment for people of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. We are committed to cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and understanding, where everyone feels seen, heard, and respected.

  1. We aim to cultivate a climate of inclusion where all can feel safe, valued, cared for, and given an opportunity to form meaningful connections with each other.

  2. We view love and meaningful secure connections with one another as a birthright to all human beings and strive to promote a more loving humanity and community for all.

  3. We work for a world in which all people can embrace their universal human attachment needs and thrive without fear of persecution or marginalization.

  4. We seek a world that embraces diversity of gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual/affectional orientation, age, class, mental health, physical characteristics, and all disabilities.

  5. We seek to increase our awareness of implicit biases and unconscious racism, to deepen our cultural humility, and to take active steps toward inclusion and broadening our cultural lens and our cultural attunement.

At The Relationship House, we are proud to serve a diverse population, and we are committed to ensuring that everyone who walks through our doors feels welcomed and respected. Our team is dedicated to continuous learning and growth, as we strive to create a more inclusive and compassionate community for all.

How Healthy Relationships Change Our Lives

Reduce Stress Levels

Decrease Anxiety & Depression

Prevent Loneliness & Isolation

Improve View of Self & Other

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540 Powder Springs St., Suite E31

Marietta, GA 30064

328 SE Alexander St., Suite 9

Marietta, GA 30060


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