Blog - Couples Counselling

Relationship lacking intimacy – how to rebuild a relationship

October 5th, 2022

How to rebuild a relationship lacking intimacy Life happens. We get comfortable, get caught up in the day to day hustle and bustle of existence, and intimacy can be one of the first things to get lost as a result. But lost things always have the potential to be found. Being intimate with someone comes…

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Physical needs – the importance of sex in a relationship

September 30th, 2022

Importance of Sex Sex is an extremely personal and unique thing for each person.  Some want it, some don’t.  Some like this, other’s don’t like that. It is completely down to personal preference and it is important to advocate what you do and don’t want when it comes to physical needs and intimacy in relationships – communication…

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Couple Intimacy -Types of Intimacy

September 23rd, 2022

Couple intimacy can take different forms Allowing ourselves to become intimate with someone can be one of the healthiest and most rewarding experiences we can have. Letting someone into our personal space and inner world, showing them all the parts of ourselves – good, bad, beautiful, messy – creates a unique bond with that other person(s),…

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Where’s the ‘us’ after Covid?

April 11th, 2022

Relationships during the pandemic Relationships have been put to the ultimate test during the pandemic. Couples suddenly found themselves in close quarters for an extended amount of time, unsure of when both sides would be able to regain their individual lives again, which pre-covid offered healthy time apart from their significant other. There will have…

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Relationships Part 3. Can a family therapist help resolve my relationship difficulties?

March 5th, 2017

Family therapist, counsellor, therapist – whatever you want to call it, it really works to help resolve difficulties you may be experiencing. Whether you are seeking support to maintain a healthy relationship or need guidance because you fear your relationship issues have become unmanageable, couples or marriage counselling can help you. There is a range…

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Relationships Part 2. When do relationship difficulties become a real problem?

February 25th, 2017

Marriage and relationship counselling can work well to restore balance and understanding. We all face stress in our lives on a day-to-day basis. It is a natural and healthy part of life, as long as it remains manageable. However when one or both partners are no longer willing to address issues or work towards a…

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Relationships Part 1. What are the difficulties that relationships face?

February 17th, 2017

Relationship conflict can unsettle the strongest of partnerships. Relationships are a fundamental part of our everyday lives. They provide us with love, support and help to maintain our health and happiness. However, relationships aren’t always easy and require work, commitment and compromise. At times you may also need a little help from relationship or couples…

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3 ways couple counselling can help you feel better

October 29th, 2015

3 ways couple counselling can help you feel better   You know your therapist doesn’t take sides Going to therapy shows you care You feel relieved something is being done   You know your therapist doesn’t take sides Because your couple counsellor is impartial, or neutral, you will receive a fair and non-judgemental approach to…

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5 signs you need couple counselling

October 7th, 2015

Couple or relationship counselling helps people to work through difficulties they may be facing together. Sometimes people see a relationship therapist on their own to start, so it is important to note that there is no right or wrong way to approach healing your relationship.   What are 5 signs you need couple counselling?  …

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