There are a variety of resources to help you cope when your marriage or relationship is having problems. Couple therapy or marriage counseling is one of many good options. We encourage you to contact us at Rekindle Counseling in Edina, Minnesota. But don’t hesitate to use more than one strategy to address marital or couple concerns.

Here are some internet sites and community service agencies that you may find of interest. Use your own judgment if you choose to pursue any of these resources—what is helpful to one person may not be a fit for your marriage or relationship.

  • Depression screening:  Here you will find the CESD-R which is an inventory to screen depression.
  • The Gottman Institute: The Gottmans are nationally recognized researchers on couple concerns, marriage counseling, and relationship issues. Check out their blog and their website on sex.
  • International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Dr. Susan Johnson is another nationally recognized couple researcher and marriage counselor. Read about her insights into couple therapy work on her website.
  • Mayo Clinic: The nationally known Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has a website devoted to mental health issues. It includes couple and marital concerns such as infidelity.
  • The Mayo Clinic
    Useful articles from the Mayo Clinic on topics such as depression, alcoholism, and mental health.
  • MN Link
    Minnesota library search engine for those holding a Minnesota library card. Search for the book you can’t find throughout the entire Minnesota library system. Have it sent to your local library.
  • The National Institute for Mental Health
    A research institute that gives research based information on many mental health issues.
  • The National Stepfamily Resource Center:  Interactive program with lots of information for blended families. 
  • Creators of the Prepare, Enrich, and Mate Inventories. These inventories may be particuarly helpful as one part of premarital preparation. Some people also choose to use the Enrich inventory as a part of marriage or couple counseling.
  • The Science of Sleep
    Learn everything you wanted to know about sleep and more at this site maintained by Harvard Medical School.
  • Wikipedia (This one is just for fun!) The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

Colleagues’ Websites

Burnsville: Lynne Silva-Breen
Minneapolis Uptown: Katie Harrold
Rogers: Heidi Waldoch

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