In same sex couples therapy, the focus is on the relationship between two people rather than the perceptions, thoughts, or symptoms of an individual. The goal of therapy can vary depending on issues such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loneliness
  • Drug and/or alcohal abuse
  • Intimacy issues
  • People living with HIV/AIDS or other life threatening illnesses
  • People whose partners have HIV/AIDS, or other life threatening illnesses
  • Gay widowers; dealing with the death of their partner
  • Family / realtive issues