Relationship Therapy

Confluent Relationship Therapy in Chicago

Relationship Therapy in Chicago, Illinois

Sara Miller, MS, LCPC, Relationship Therapist

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Are you struggling with relationship issues? Do you feel distant or disconnected from your partner? Through relationship therapy, I help partners find peace by fostering communication, managing conflict, and rebuilding the foundations of the union that are vital to the success of any relationship. I work with clients from all backgrounds, including traditional and non-traditional relationships or unions.

Therapy should be a place where you can feel in charge of your relationship’s destiny, and I am here to support you in making your own decisions for your relationship together. One of the bravest things you can do is reach out and begin the therapy process. When you are ready, I am here!

Relationship Issues & Presenting Problems


Is your relationship recovering from infidelity? Are you trying to work through trust issues?

Lack of Intimacy

Is your relationship struggling with a lack of emotional, physical, or sexual intimacy?


Are you struggling with individualism in your relationship?

High Conflict

Feel like you and your partner constantly argue and/or yell at each other?

Communication Issues

Feel unheard in your relationship? Does your partner not understand you? Do you not understand your partner?

Co-Parenting Communication

Having difficulties communicating with your ex-partner in your co-parenting relationship?

In-Law or Partner’s Family

Struggling in your relationship with your in-laws? Or do you feel in the middle of your relationship between your own family-of-origin and your partner?

Becoming a New Parent

Has your relationship dynamic with your partner changed since having a baby?

And more! Feel free to reach out and see if CRT can help your relationship. A free 15-minute phone consultation is just steps away.

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Sara Miller, MS, LCPC, Relationship Therapist

Sara conducts relationship therapy in Chicago, Illinois

Relationship Therapy in Chicago

Sara’s philosophy in therapy is that she believes humility and authenticity are at the core of life successes and encourages clients to challenge their perspective while reaching for a higher level of existence. Sara is inclusive to all human beings regardless of who they are, or what they are going through, and approaches all presenting life situations with an open mind.

About Sara

Sara received her Master’s of Science (MS) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Texas at Dallas and completed the last year of her degree at Johns Hopkins University. She is currently licensed in the state of Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and specializes in helping relationships. She is an active member of the Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association (IMHCA) and the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA).

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Sara has prior therapy experience in Texas and Maryland, where she worked in various community mental health clinics serving every background and presenting issue. After moving to Illinois, Sara worked for private practices in Chicago, serving mostly couples and relationships before starting her own couples therapy clinic. She has completed Level 1 and Level 2 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Therapeutic Approach

Utilizing eclectic approaches including evidenced-based Gottman techniques and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) concepts, Sara helps relationships by fostering communication, managing conflict, and rebuilding the foundations of friendship that are vital to the success of any union. She will meet the needs of the couple/relationship by employing any necessary theoretical techniques or approaches to help clients reach their goals.

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“Connecting is not magic. Like any other skill, it can be learned, practiced, and mastered”

–John Gottman, Co-Founder of The Gottman Institute

Why Online Sessions?

There are many reasons why CRT is online at this time! Here are a few benefits of being online:

  • Access sessions during lunch or a break in your day
  • No long commute to the downtown office, sitting in traffic, and finding an expensive parking spot each week
  • Log in from the comfort & convenience of home
  • Save on gas, train, or bus tickets
  • More time available for you!
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Therapy Approaches Used at CRT

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Couples counseling topics may include casual dating, communication, friendship, attachment, authenticity, goals, family planning, divorce, jealousy, loneliness, mating, in-laws, relationships, openness, stress, consensual nonmonogamy, infidelity, conflict management, intimacy, low sexual desire, admiration, love, marriage, polyamory, sex, children, trust issues

Reach out today for relationship support!

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