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My Mission
Merkl Marriage Counselling: 

Simone at Merkl Marriage Counselling in Langley provides effective and professional relationship counselling to help clients overcome challenges and improve their relationships. With expertise in Relational Life, Gottman Method, and Emotionally Focused Therapy, Simone offers a variety of tools and resources to promote safety, healing, connection, communication, trust, intimacy, and empathy between partners. Whether you're experiencing feelings of loneliness, anger, or disconnection or looking to enhance your sex life and intimacy, Simone can help. With her extensive training and experience in relationship counselling, she has the necessary skills to help you navigate difficult conversations, build deeper connections with your partner, and find the love and respect you deserve.


Gottman Method Therapy: John and Julie Gottman have developed an approach to marriage counselling based on over 20 years of research. Simone can offer you an online questionnaire that can pinpoint areas of strength and areas of improvement in your relationship. The sound relationship house offers principles to improve the quality of your relationship. Turning towards your partner instead of away, sharing fondness & admiration, positive ways to enhance mutual respect, ways to manage conflict, learning more about your partner's inner world, accepting influence, creating shared meaning and making your life dreams come true. Simone can show you how to use these principles to help you and your partner to become a team.

Relational Life Therapy: Terry Real is a renowned family therapist who focuses on how men and women can work together for a better relationship. He describes how toxic individualism can damage relationships and lead to emotional isolation. We are socialized to deny our emotions and push away vulnerability, which can lead to feelings of shame. He encourages clients to embrace vulnerability and seek deeper fulfilling connections with their partners. Working together, using these principles, Simone can inspire a greater relational joy in your marriage. 


Emotionally Focused Therapy: Sue Johnson is a leading expert in, the field of couples counselling. She focuses on learning to express emotions to create safety and to bond in your relationship. EFT identifies patterns of emotional disconnection and develops new ways of communicating with one another. She believes humans all need an emotional attachment to survive. Learn to share your deepest fears, hopes, and dreams and to listen with empathy and understanding. Using this guideline Simone can support closeness and the quality of your relationship. 


Science of Love
Benefits of  Counselling
(Research based on Gottman)

Why should we work on our relationships?

1. Greater Health
2. Greater Wealth
3. Greater Resilience
4. Greater Longevity
5. More Successful Children
6. Faster Recovery from Illness

Counselling Services
Merkl Marriage Counselling Services:

Depression / Anxiety / Stress
Emotional or Physical Affair 
Marriage & Pre-Marriage
Anger Management
Intimacy Concerns
Emotional Issues



Types of Counselling


If you're looking for individual counselling in Langley or online, Merkl Marriage Counselling can provide you with the support you need. Our experienced counsellor is dedicated to helping you manage stress, confusion, and difficult emotions such as anger, shame, depression, and anxiety. We understand that life transitions can be challenging, but with our guidance, you can find clarity and empowerment. We'll work with you to identify your unique strengths and needs, and develop healthy coping strategies and boundaries to help you move forward.



At Merkl Marriage Counselling in Langley, we're committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and empathetic environment for couples seeking help. Our authentic and open approach to counselling has helped couples in all stages of their relationship, whether it's pre-marriage, marriage, or those in need of a tune-up. We understand the unique challenges faced by same-sex couples, distressed couples, and those dealing with emotional or physical infidelity. Our experienced counsellor can help you and your partner deepen your intimacy, connection, and communication with one another, leading to a more fulfilling relationship.


At Merkl Marriage Counselling in Langley, we also offer group counselling services. Group counselling can be an effective way to receive support and guidance from others who are going through similar experiences. Our experienced counsellor can facilitate a safe and supportive environment for groups dealing with issues such as grief, addiction, anxiety, and depression. We believe in the power of community and the benefits of sharing experiences with others. Our group counselling sessions can help you find comfort, healing, and a sense of belonging.

Contact Me



For any questions you have, you can reach me here or for a free 20-minute consultation:


Merkl Marriage Counselling

604 374-4858

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