Couples therapy can be beneficial for a wide range of issues, including communication problems, trust issues, infidelity, financial difficulties, and conflicts over parenting or household responsibilities. It can also be helpful for couples who are experiencing problems related to intimacy or sexual difficulties.
During couples therapy, the therapist will typically use a variety of techniques and approaches, such as active listening, empathy, and constructive feedback, to help the couple understand and express their thoughts and feelings. The therapist may also assign homework exercises and suggest outside readings, that are tailored to the specific needs of the couple.
It's important to note that couples therapy is not a magic bullet and can't fix a relationship on its own. Both partners must be willing to actively participate in therapy, be open to change and to work on the issues that are causing problems in the relationship. Also, it can take time to see progress and it's not always successful, but many couples report improvement in their relationship after participating in couples therapy.