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.

    Workshops are open to ALL committed couples, irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, etc.

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

    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.

    Schedule

    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 Houston “Getting the Love You Want” workshop.

    Getting the Love You Want

    January 26-28
    February 16-18
    March 16-18

    Couples in Recovery

    May 18-20

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Grieving the Loss of Romantic Love (Infatuation)

Many romantic movies teach us a damaging myth when they end with a simple “happily ever after.” They lead us to believe that true romantic love will last forever with no effort.

But the truth is romantic love, otherwise known as infatuation, is a chemical reaction in your brain that can last anywhere from two minutes to two years. And once your brain returns to normal… you may be in for a rude awakening.

You start to notice things about your partner that you didn’t before. Things that will trigger feelings of anxiety and disillusionment.

You might think, “You’ve changed!” This may seem like a logical explanation, but usually those behaviors were there all along. They just didn’t bother you until those “love” brain chemicals went away. More

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How to Repair a Relationship Rupture

Have you ever had a heated fight with your partner that left you feeling disconnected? When there has been this kind of relationship rupture, sometimes saying “I’m sorry” isn’t enough.

Or maybe you experienced a betrayal where the pain ran so deep it stayed with you for days, weeks, months, or even years? When there has been this kind of relationship rupture, only saying “I’m sorry” is never enough.

Together you need to have an Intentional Dialogue about what happened in order to fully or largely move past the pain. There are six essential elements you should focus on during the repair process of a relationship rupture. More

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How to Use Process and Content to Heal Relationship Issues

Have you and your partner ever had an argument over seemingly unimportant details?

An argument over whether you wanted the small or large size coffee can turn into a he-said, she-said battle with hurt feelings on both sides.

Is the size of a cup of coffee really the issue? Of course not.

But what is the real issue?

The issue is the style of communication you use when conveying thoughts and feelings to your partner. Arguing over the size of a coffee is a style of “right fighting,” which has deep roots. It’s a problem of process and content, which we’ll unfold here. More

Damian Duplechain LPC Inc.
5959 West Loop 610 South, Suite 600
Bellaire, TX 77401
Phone: 713.409.8111

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