Family Psychology of South Bend works with distressed individuals, hurting couples, and struggling families to help them put their lives and relationships back on track. We specialize in individual counseling for anxiety and depression, marriage and couples counselingsex therapyfamily counseling and child counseling.

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Couples and Marriage Counseling

You will feel the original love affair that started the marriage. You can reclaim family harmony by making conflict productive again. Soon, you will be able to trust your judgment and feel safe in your relationship.


Using the soundest, research-based approaches, we help you resolve relationship problems and recapture intimacy.

Couples and Marriage CounselingSex Therapy

Two of the families I referred have since sought marital counseling and both report feeling that it was a turning point in their relationships.

Every person we’ve worked with has been kind, thoughtful, professional, helpful, knowledgable, and deeply caring. I hate to think what our family life would be like right now if it weren’t for John, Sharon, and their amazing team.

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Why Did the Affair Happen?

Why Did the Affair Happen?

Infidelity creates waves of disorientation in a marriage. The betrayed spouse may describe the aftermath as an earthquake that shakes them to their core, tears them down, and leaves them with a surge of emotions. Being flooded with these emotions creates confusion and a struggle even to begin processing the event.

Children and Family Therapy

You can reclaim family harmony and a fulfilling childhood for your son or daughter. We promise to give your child expert guidance in a common-sense approach, without “psychobabble” or empty promises of clinical fads.

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We recently completed a parenting class with Dr. John Petersen and Sharon Bain. Their care for people and families is evident in everything that they do and we learned so much from them about how to be more supportive parents.

Individual Counseling

You’ve shown strength and good judgment to get you to this point. We trust you are poised for growth. The only thing that holds you back is some aspect of growth not yet discovered. Every personality brings blind spots, strengths, and weaknesses.

Our clients grow by leaning on their innate strength as they stretch into areas of new skill and emotional discovery.

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Depression and Anxiety Therapy

Depression and anxiety can leave you feeling stuck. The dark thoughts can feel hopeless, robbing you of dreams and wasting away years. The distress you are feeling is keeping you from living the life you want.

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