As a Certified Group Therapist and a member of the Houston Group Psychotherapy Society, Damian creates a supportive environment where every couple can feel safe to share their experiences. You’ll practice new communication and awareness skills and gain insight into your own relationship by listening to other couples’ histories. Average group sizes are between 3 and 5 couples. Group therapy for individuals is also available. Learn more.

Often as a follow-up to a workshop, Damian works directly with individual couples in private sessions. In this safe, structured environment, you’ll gain deeper insight into your relationship and practice the tools and skills you need to create a better relationship together. Coaching via telephone, Skype, or Facebook is also available for long-distance couples.  Learn more.

Most couples start their journey by taking part in the Imago couples workshop, the most powerful and effective relationship education in the world today. In a relaxed and emotionally safe environment, you’ll learn how to develop a conscious relationship and transform struggle into growth and connection. Couples walk away with new relationship tools they can put into practice immediately. Learn more.

  • Relationship Workshop Schedule

    Recapture the bliss and happiness from when you first fell in love with the “Getting the Love You Want” workshop.

    For the vast majority of couples, Damian recommends experiencing the couples workshop before entering couples therapy with any therapist. 

    The workshops presented by Damian are held in Houston and Galveston Island. Workshops specifically designed for LGBT couples are also available.

    Confidentiality is emphasized in order to create a safe environment, and you and your partner will have opportunities to work alone and privately share with one another. Class size is limited to ensure couples get the attention they need. Sign up now to ensure a spot.

    Friday: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Saturday: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
    Sunday: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm

    Learn more about the “Getting the Love You Want” workshop.


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Marriage Help: How You Can Affair-Proof Your Marriage

The recent Ashley Madison hack has made infidelity front-page news. And I’m sure you couldn’t help but think – did my spouse have an account? Maybe you even searched the hacked files for your spouse’s name.

Infidelity can destroy marriages. Even strong marriages. And in the wake of a cheating spouse, you are left with betrayal, anger, guilt, and insecurity.

While statistics on infidelity probably aren’t 100% accurate due to couples wanting to keep their privacy, research estimates that one-quarter to 60 percent of married couples will engage in some sort of infidelity during their marriage. These numbers might even be a bit conservative when you remember that nearly half of marriages end in divorce.

Even though you don’t plan to cheat on your spouse when you get married, there’s always the thought of what if. What if my spouse cheats on me? What if I cheat on my spouse? On some level – even if we don’t think about it on a day-to-day basis – we all know that there’s always a possibility.

So why is cheating on our minds?

There are tons of reasons out there. Cheating is prevalent everywhere we go. We talk about it more openly. It’s depicted on TV shows and movies. And with all of the technology we use on a regular basis, cheating seems easier than ever – if not inevitable. The internet and social culture we perpetuate seems to only help infidelity with the existence of e-mail, texting, chats, and the recent development of apps that can hide texts and pictures or even make them disappear. More

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Houston Relationship Counselor Shares 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Relationship

It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone. You’re probably thinking, “But where did the time go?”

You’ve been busy with work, family, and other life events. But now it’s time to reflect on all of the things that happened in the past year – and think about all the things you want to happen in the new one.

With every New Year come new beginnings. Many of us set goals and make resolutions to ensure the next year is our best one ever. If you’ve been with your spouse or loved one for more than a few New Years, you also know that even the strongest of relationships needs a little help from time to time.

Why not use New Years as a time to make a stronger commitment to one another? If the last year has been rough for the two of you, or if you just want to keep improving your relationship, here are a few resolutions recommended by the Houston relationship counselor to help strengthen your relationship. More

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Houston Relationship Counseling: How to Avoid Holiday Breakups

In 2010, a data journalist looked at Facebook statuses that had the phrases “broken up” or “break up.”

He discovered that breakups of people in romantic relationships started to increase after Halloween and leading up to Christmas. This time is more commonly known as “holiday season” but, with this data, it could also be called “breakup season.” Interestingly, splits also tend to increase around Easter and Passover, as well, but the traditional “holiday season” still shows the biggest bump. More

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