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  • Building Strong Connections: Comprehensive Therapy for All of Life’s Stages

    At Relevant Connections, we understand that relationships—whether between couples or within families—are multifaceted. They can be sources of great joy but also of frustration, miscommunication, or disconnection. We’re here to bridge the gaps and strengthen these bonds.


    For Couples: Rediscover Connection and Love

    Are you feeling disconnected from your partner? Do you feel frustrated by the lack of intimacy in your marriage? Are you struggling to communicate effectively or work through conflicts? We understand that relationships can be complicated, and we’re here to help.

    Our couples therapy services are tailored to your unique needs, helping you work through issues, rebuild your connection, and strengthen your relationship. Our therapists use evidence-based techniques and approaches to help you overcome communication barriers, build trust, and deepen your love for each other.


    “The quality of your life ultimately depends on the quality of your relationships.”
    -Esther Perel


    For Individuals: Empowering Your Journey Towards Self-Discovery and Well-Being

    Life comes with its share of ups and downs. Sometimes, the challenges you face can feel overwhelming, and you may not know how to navigate them on your own. Individual therapy can provide you with the tools, perspective, and support you need to conquer challenges, grow emotionally, and achieve your personal goals.

    We are here to answer your questions.

    At Relevant Connections, we understand that the decision to seek therapy can be a big one, and taking that first step can be intimidating. We want you to know that scheduling your first appointment is a low-pressure commitment. There is no obligation to continue beyond that first session. We believe that even one appointment can be informative and provide valuable insights that can help you move forward. 

    Our warm and inviting environment is designed to make you feel comfortable and supported throughout the therapeutic process. We encourage you to take that first step and schedule your initial appointment today. Or just give us a call and we can answer any questions you may have. We’re here to help you on your journey toward healing and growth.

    Not sure if you are ready?

    Schedule your free phone consultation here:

     Appointment Request,

    or send us a text or email for more information.

    214-606-7523

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    If you’re interested in having a better, happier, more passionate relationship,
    Get started by reaching out today!

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    Why Relevant Connections?

    Our experienced therapists are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care to individuals, couples, families, and kids. We strive to create a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their concerns, build resilience, and work towards positive change.

    Meet our Therapist

    Dr. Jennifer Kendall, PhD., LMFT-S

    Dr. Jennifer Kendall, PhD., LMFT-S

    Relationships can affect every aspect of our lives when they are in conflict. It takes courage to seek help, and it can be difficult to take that first step. I am so glad you are here and that you have found my practice.   I am here to help you […]
    Zahra Somani, M.S., LMFT-Associate

    Zahra Somani, M.S., LMFT-Associate

    My specialty is working with couples and sex therapy. I believe life is better when we can face our emotions and engage more deeply and meaningfully with those around us. I also understand that this is much easier said than done. That’s when having a strong therapist who isn’t afraid to pose the hard questions and sit with you as you face what comes can really make the difference. Let’s work together so you can begin to reap the benefits of doing this difficult work.
    Sep Eisapour, MS., LMFT-Associate

    Sep Eisapour, MS., LMFT-Associate

    As a therapist, I specialize in working with couples. Life is a rich tapestry of experiences that shape us, and sometimes we all need a little guidance to navigate its complexities. My role as a marriage and family therapist is to accompany you on your journey of personal and relational growth, using a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to foster understanding.
    Michelle Yoo, M.S., LMFT-Associate

    Michelle Yoo, M.S., LMFT-Associate

    My specialty is working with couples and families. At the heart of my approach is profound empathy and unwavering belief in your potential. Grounded in research, I foster trust-based relationships known to rewire the brain and heal trauma. My therapy style is collaborative, integrating techniques primarily from cognitive-behavioral therapy to tailor a healing journey uniquely yours.
    Sarah Mladenka, M.S., LPC Associate

    Sarah Mladenka, M.S., LPC Associate

    My specialty is working with individuals. Navigating life’s complexities can be daunting, especially for professionals in high-stress careers who grapple with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Often, the very strategies and support systems that worked for us in the past seem inadequate as we confront new challenges or strive for more fulfilling lives. […]
    Edna Wiley, M.S., LMFT Associate

    Edna Wiley, M.S., LMFT Associate

    My philosophy concerning relationships is founded on the Christian concept that loving and emotional relationships with others are essential aspects of our overall well-being. Therefore, my sincere passion is to help foster loving, healthy, and happier marriages and relationships. I will work to help couples reconnect and communicate in a respectful, enlightening, and loving way. Professionally, […]
    Brenna Nelson, M.S., LMFT Associate

    Brenna Nelson, M.S., LMFT Associate

    I am a licensed marriage and family therapist associate who has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. I take a strength-based, holistic, integrative approach, as I plan based on each individual’s journey. I incorporate expressive arts, mind-body connection, and attachment theory. Through a strong therapeutic relationship, I am able to create a culturally sensitive […]
    Suzie Sulak, M.S., LMFT

    Suzie Sulak, M.S., LMFT

    As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I specialize in working with couples, especially premarital and postpartum couples. I hold a steadfast belief: A strong couple relationship is the foundation of a resilient family. I approach therapy with deep compassion and a commitment to collaboration. I don't just listen – I engage, wholeheartedly believing that true healing and growth arise from a partnership between us.
    Jennifer Eubank, M.S., LPC Associate

    Jennifer Eubank, M.S., LPC Associate

    Meet Jennifer (they/them): Welcome to a space of self-discovery and growth, where you’ll find the support and understanding you need to explore your inner world. My specialties include children, adolescents and young adults. Jennifer is thrilled to join you on this path towards self-exploration and healing, standing right alongside you as your compassionate guide. A […]
    Diana Parlante, M.S., LMFT Associate

    Diana Parlante, M.S., LMFT Associate

    Meet our Relationship Coach Welcome to a transformative journey where you reclaim control of your life and relationships. Sometimes, life can feel isolating and directionless. Problems may arise with work, family, friends, or partners, and when you ask for help, no one seems to be saying the right thing. You reach out for understanding and […]
    Ellery Wren, M.S., LPC-Associate

    Ellery Wren, M.S., LPC-Associate

    As a dedicated therapist, I’m committed to helping you navigate life’s many challenges. Our work together will be focused on breaking down destructive interaction cycles and delving deep into the root causes of your emotional distress. With a keen eye on the latest […]
    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    I’m thrilled to partner with you on your path to a more fulfilling life and stronger connections.  Life is a journey filled with diverse experiences that shape our individual perspectives. In my counseling practice, I am dedicated to walking alongside you, understanding your unique worldview, and collaboratively identifying areas of growth for enhanced satisfaction in […]

    What our clients have to say

    1. “Couples therapy with Suzie has been a game-changer for our relationship. Our therapist was able to help us identify some underlying issues that we didn’t even realize were there. She gave us practical tools and exercises to help us communicate more effectively and build trust. We’re so grateful for the support we received and highly recommend Relevant Connections to any couples struggling with relationship challenges.” 

    - Mike and Jenny

    1. “My husband and I were on the brink of divorce when we started couples therapy with Dr. Kendall. We were both skeptical that therapy could help, but we were willing to try anything. Our therapist was amazing – she was non-judgmental and supportive, and really helped us see each other’s perspective. She gave us concrete steps to take to repair our relationship and we both worked hard to implement them. We’re now happier than ever.” 

    - Rachel and Mark

    “Working with Edna has been a game-changer for our relationship. Our therapist was able to help us work through some deep-seated issues and find new ways to communicate and connect. We’re so grateful for the support we received and the tools we gained.”

     John and Sarah

    After years of struggling to communicate effectively with my spouse, we decided to seek help from Relevant Connections. From the moment we walked in, we felt welcomed and understood. Our therapist, Dr. Kendall, provided a safe space for us to express our feelings and work through our issues together. Through her guidance and support, we learned valuable communication skills and gained a deeper understanding of each other’s perspectives. Thanks to Relevant Connections, we’ve been able to rebuild trust, strengthen our bond, and rediscover the love that initially brought us together. We are forever grateful for their expertise and compassionate care. 

    T and C

    Dealing with anxiety has been a lifelong struggle for me, but Relevant Connections has been a game-changer in my journey towards healing. From my very first session, I felt heard and validated by my therapist, Sarah. She provided practical tools and techniques to help me manage my anxiety, and her unwavering support has been invaluable. With her guidance, I’ve gained a deeper understanding of my triggers and learned how to navigate my emotions with greater ease. Thanks to Relevant Connections, I’m finally finding peace amidst the chaos of anxiety, and I’m grateful for the transformative impact they’ve had on my life. 

    -Christy

    What should I expect for our first appointment?

    At your first therapy appointment, you can expect a warm and welcoming environment where you’ll feel comfortable and supported. Your therapist will begin by getting to know you, asking questions about your background, current challenges, and what brings you to therapy. This initial session is a chance for you to share your thoughts, feelings, and goals openly. Your therapist will listen attentively, offer empathy, and work collaboratively with you to establish a therapeutic relationship built on trust and respect. Together, you’ll explore your concerns and begin to formulate a personalized plan to address your specific needs. The first appointment is a vital step on your journey toward personal growth and emotional well-being, and it sets the stage for a supportive and transformative therapeutic experience.

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