The Swinton &
Boyle Difference

The best trained and most experienced relationship experts.

Swinton & Boyle Counseling Services

Marriage Counseling​

Marriage counseling is critical for couples who aspire to save a relationship in crisis. But it’s also useful if you feel that you and your spouse could benefit from professional help to improve communication or intimacy, resolve conflict or restore a lost connection.​​
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COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIP

Couples seek relationship counseling for a variety of reasons. At Swinton & Boyle, we know that the desire for a healthy, loving relationship is your underlying goal.​
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COUPLES THERAPY

A more intensive type of relationship or marriage counseling, couples therapy allows you to reconcile old conflicts and overcome outdated perceptions.
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Couple Retreats

Couple retreats / marriage retreats can be a fast and effective tool for helping couples in a wide range of situations.
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Family Counseling And Therapy​

The contemporary family dynamic involves a variety of blended and multi-generational families. Profound and unexpected changes in the family structure can create chaos — and in many cases, crisis — for parents as well as children.
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Individual And Mental Health​

At Swinton & Boyle Counseling, we are uniquely qualified to help you in your individual counseling needs. Recent research shows that there may be a strong relationship component to mental health issues, such as depression.​
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Weekly Relationship tips

DON’T TURN COUPLE CONFLICT INTO CATASTROPHE

Here is the typical pattern that I see: A Couple engages in conflict and poor behavior and communication Individuals ruminate about the conflict and about their hurt feelings Individuals have catastrophic negative thoughts about their spouse/partner and the relationship Couples distance themselves physically and emotionally from one another. Physical and emotional distance leads to reinforcement

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How to Develop Relationship Endurance

Maintaining a healthy, happy relationship is hard work, but the hard work can reap great dividends. Just as our physical bodies go through periods of illness and stress, relationships also go through periods of happiness and periods of stress. It is during the periods of strain where we need endurance. The definition of endurance is

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A Marriage Counselor’s Opinion of Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day. What is your opinion of Valentine’s Day? I often have clients who attend marriage counseling in Salt Lake City, Utah inquire regarding my opinion of Valentine’s Day. Many don’t like it because it feels like it was created by the card and candy companies as a means to just pad their

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We’re not just masters, we’re doctors.

Dr. Swinton & Dr. Boyle

  • We both have master’s degrees and Ph.D.’s in marriage and family therapy. Our extensive training makes us true relationship experts.
  • Our approach is straight-forward, and is based on tools and skills from the latest research and our 30 years of combined experience working to save couple relationships.
  • We have published dozens of articles on relationships and are often featured as couple experts on radio and television.
  • We are licensed as marriage and family therapists.
  • We will be the last ones to give up on your relationship.

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Experienced Marriage Counselors in Sandy, Utah

Marriage is a lifelong journey, and marriage counseling can help put you back on course if you’ve lost your way.

Although many marriages can survive rough times, you may need a compassionate hand to guide you through these challenges. In northern Utah, the licensed counselors of Swinton & Boyle Counseling are standing by to assist you. Whether you and your spouse have reached a crisis point or you simply need help strengthening your relationship, our comprehensive marriage and couples counseling services can help.

As highly trained and experienced relationship experts, our marriage and family counselors can assist in improving communication and building trust. With a compassionate, unbiased approach, we will teach you how to resolve conflicts in a safe and productive manner, and help you see each other in a new light.

We can show you how to restore the passion and connection you once felt.

Couples may feel hesitant to seek counseling because they aren’t comfortable discussing their problems, or because they fear recrimination or blame. At Swinton & Boyle, we view your willingness to reach out for help as a sign of strength. All of our programs take an empathetic and optimistic approach, designed to provide the tools you need to truly be heard and understood by your spouse.

Our therapeutic approaches are based on proven, contemporary theory and techniques, and all of our counselors are licensed and certified in their areas of expertise. Our location is conveniently located in Sandy and is staffed with therapists available to assist you today. 

Restore the Passion and Connection you once felt

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Learn more about how you and your spouse can discover the path back to happiness with professional marriage counseling