LGBTQ-Affirming Online Marriage Counseling in

Oregon, California, and Washington State

OPEN TO ALL COUPLES

Are you unable to attend couples counseling appointments due to time constraints?

Is it difficult to see a marriage counselor due to a busy schedule?

Do you want to avoid a long commute or traffic?

Would you like to connect with a marriage therapist from the comfort of your home?

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed to provide online couples counseling in 

Oregon, Washington, and California.

I use a HIPAA-compliant video service that allows us to meet for couples counseling remotely.

This way, I come to you via video, in the comfort of your home, to ensure your confidentiality while

helping you address your marital concerns and helping you restore trust, rekindle love, and rebuild a loving bond.

I offer online marriage counseling appointment scheduling so you can find the time and date that works best for you.

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Research has shown that online marriage therapy, conducted over the internet, benefits couples as much as in-person marriage counseling.

The couples report that online therapy is convenient and effective.

They describe a high level of emotional connection with their partner, improved communication, and enhanced relationships

as a result of online couples counseling.

My Credentials and Experience as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Oregon, Washington, and California, with over 14 years of experience providing marriage counseling to couples, struggling with marital distress, history of trauma, infidelity, and attachment injuries. 

I earned a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the California State University of Fullerton and was awarded a Professional Promise Award at the graduation ceremony.

My training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy has greatly influenced my success in helping couples experience deep emotional connection and rebuild a fulfilling and lasting relationship. As Sue Johnson, the creator of this approach said, it provides a practical map that shows “how to take a relationship that is going down in flames and show couples how to turn it around into … a vibrant, close, loving bond.”

How to Know if You Need Marriage Counseling

It’s natural to argue or disagree on occasion. But when you fight more than you talk, feel angry and disconnected rather than close and loving, and your relationship becomes more painful rather than happy, it is time to seek marriage counseling.

At Angel’s Marriage Counseling, I am passionate about helping couples tear the walls of disconnection and discontent down. As a marriage and family therapist, I will help you break free from destructive patterns of miscommunication that keep you and your partner feeling disconnected, unappreciated, and unloved.

I am wholeheartedly committed to helping you transform your relationship by restoring a positive pattern of communication and rebuilding a sense of safety. Together we will work on helping you reconnect with your partner on a deeper level and rebuild the bond that will last a lifetime.

Average Length of Marriage Counseling

Usually, couples counseling can help resolve marital problems in 6 to 12 sessions. However, each couple is unique, so the length of marriage counseling can be different for each couple and is based on a couple’s needs. 

When the damage to the relationship is severe and/or if one or both partners have a history of past trauma,  it may take longer to reverse a negative cycle of miscommunication and disconnection, rebuild a positive pattern of communication and restore emotional and physical intimacy.

When I provide couples counseling, my client is your relationship. Usually, the first two sessions are conducted with both partners. Then I meet with both partners individually for one session. Then I continue future sessions with both partners. 

I encourage couples to commit to marriage counseling for at least 6 sessions to achieve positive lasting results. Weekly sessions are proven to be best for creating momentum for positive change.

Couples also report that weekly sessions are effective in helping them break free from a negative miscommunication cycle and rebuild a loving connection.

As progress continues, we can switch to every other week’s sessions to solidify positive interactions and then monthly checks ups to ensure lasting positive results.

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About Anjelika Layco, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

My counseling style is grounded in compassionate and effective principles of Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, and The Gottman Couples Therapy Method.

I have been an LGBTQ-Affirming marriage and family therapist for 14 years.

As a wife and a mother, I understand how important relationships are to our happiness and overall well-being.

I am passionate about helping couples and families heal and restore their relationships. I feel privileged to be a part of this process.

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If you feel like you and your partner are losing connection, conflict depletes your marriage, you love each other, but can’t get along, and you would like to communicate more effectively, heal emotional wounds, feel connected and trust each other again,

Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling is for you!