Whether you are getting ready to welcome your first child into the world or are trying to parent children of different ages parenting can be stressful. Trying to find a balance between your own personal demands, maintaining your relationship and keeping up with the responsibilities of a parent can sometimes feel daunting. 


Parenting can be a new challenge for many couples and can often create conflict over opposing parenting styles. This can impact not only the couple unit but also the family as a whole, creating more disagreements and greater discord. Regardless of the age of the child, parenting is a life long learning process. 


Getting outside support through counseling can be a resource that can help you discover new effective parenting strategies, reduce parenting-related stress and improve your relationship as parents. I use a strength-based approach to help parents set age-appropriate boundaries, understand the needs of their children, reinforce positive behaviors, learn how to implement healthy consequences and create a lasting relationship with their child.

A child’s home environment can have a tremendous impact on their emotional, mental and physical well being.






         3880 South Bascom Ave. Ste.111

         San Jose, CA 95124


If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255.  If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.  Rosario A. Puga-Dempsey does not offer crisis counseling or emergency services.


Rosario A. Puga-Dempsey is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate AMFT 117320 at Couples Recovery Center and is supervised by Dr. Harry Motro. Dr. Harry Motro, Marriage Counselor, is an employee of Harry Motro, Psy.D., Marriage and Family Therapist, P.C., which is a Professional Corporation. He is Licensed as a Marriage Family Therapist MFC 53452 and authorized to act as a Psychotherapist providing Psychotherapy. He specializes in Couples Counseling.  

Couples Recovery Center provides specialized couples counseling and includes the following professionals:​ 

Bassy Lee, MA, Associate Registration Applicant -

Kate Meek, MA, AMFT #117725, APCC#7649,

Harry Motro, PsyD, LMFT #53452,

Couples Recovery Center is located at 3880 South Bascom Drive, Suite 111 San Jose, CA 95124.

The recommendations on this website do not constitute professional advice, substitute for professional treatment, or establish a therapeutic relationship.