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Exploring Online Couples Counselling.

Your Questions Answered. Today, we delve into the world of online couples counselling, answering some of the most common questions couples have about this modern approach to relationship support. Whether you’re curious about the effectiveness of online sessions or wondering how it works, we’ve got you covered. 1. What is Online Couples Counselling and How…

The Art of Listening – Part 2.

Enhancing Relationship Communication: The Art of Listening (Part 2) Effective communication is the cornerstone of any healthy relationship. As a couples counsellor, I’ve seen firsthand how expressing our needs can significantly impact our connections with others. By understanding and integrating principles from attachment theory, psychobiosocial approaches, and neuroscience, we can enhance our communication skills and…

Aftermath of an Affair

Navigating the Aftermath of an Affair: Insights from a Couples Therapist Infidelity can be one of the most challenging experiences a couple faces. It can shatter trust and create deep emotional wounds. As a couples therapist, I’ve seen many relationships struggle in the wake of an affair. However, with commitment and the right approach, healing…

Strengthening Communication – Part 1.

Effective communication can be challenging. Here are some tips from a couples counsellor. Effective communication is the cornerstone of any healthy relationship. As a couples counsellor, I’ve seen firsthand how the way we express our needs can significantly impact our connections with others. By understanding and integrating principles from attachment theory, psychobiosocial approaches, and neuroscience,…

Strengthening Intimacy

Strengthening Intimacy Through Effective Communication: A Couples Counsellor’s Perspective Strengthening Intimacy Through Effective Communication: A Couples Counsellor’s Perspective As a couples counsellor, I have the privilege of working with numerous couples who seek to enhance their relationships and build stronger connections with their partners. One of the most common concerns I encounter in the intimacy…

Overcoming Hurdles Together

Navigating the Journey to Parenthood: A Relationship-Centred Approach Becoming parents is one of life’s most profound transformations. The transition from couplehood to parenthood brings immense joy, but it also introduces a range of challenges that can test even the strongest relationships. As a couples counsellor, I’ve seen how the pressures and expectations of parenthood can…

Nurturing Space and Connection

Compassionate Ways to Manage Feeling Suffocated in Relationships Feeling suffocated in a relationship can be really tough. It’s like you’re struggling to breathe amidst the closeness and intensity of your connection with your partner. But there are ways to manage these feelings with kindness and understanding: Understand Your Feelings: Take a moment to reflect on…

Communication Gridlock

Insights from Attachment Theory and Neurobiology In the intricate dance of human relationships, communication is the rhythm that guides our steps. Yet, what happens when that rhythm falters, and we find ourselves entangled in a web of miscommunication, misunderstanding, and frustration? For many, this scenario is all too familiar—an exhausting cycle of feeling stuck, unable…

Parenthood Unplugged: Navigating the Rollercoaster.

Get a little support if you need it. Hey there, fellow new parents! Welcome to the club – where sleep is a luxury, and every day is an adventure. As you dive headfirst into the whirlwind of parenthood, it’s comforting to know that you’re not alone in this wild ride. Let’s take a moment to…

Nurturing Love

How Body Image Shapes Our Relationship Dance The Impact of Body Image on Your Relationship Body image, the perception one has of their physical appearance, holds significant sway over one’s self-esteem, confidence, and interactions with others. As a counsellor, I’ve seen firsthand the profound impact body image can have on relationships. From romantic partnerships to…