"One of the most satisfying elements of relationship is to inspire and encourage greatness in each other’s lives"
If you feel that your relationship is becoming too challenging where you find yourself constantly struggling and experiencing the following; Lack of Communication, Arguing and Conflict, Feeling unsatisfied in the relationship, Struggling to move on from an Affair, build of Resentment, Trust Issues, Emotional Abuse, the effects of past relationships, dealing with guilt and shame, or even just wanting to improve your relationship, and wanting to find each other again, then counselling may be for you.
If you feel that the relationship that you are in is worth a chance, then Counselling can definitely take the pressure off when you are stuck in a hard place and feel that there is no way forward, but out. It will Improve communication and broaden your understanding, thus learning a lot more about yourself and each other. It will improve the way you interact with each other and the way you deal with and overcome specific and every day issues, restore the mutual respect and understanding, allowing you to become more aware of your attitudes and consider your behaviour towards each other.
Whether counselling works for you or not, whether it brings you together or not, it will most definitely offer you some food for thought and skills to maintain a better flow of communication, more rational thinking, alleviate stress to all involved in possible separations, and can also help you to decided on whether the relationship you are in is definite for you or more damaging to you. Counselling can also help in working through Ending your relationship, as this can be a difficult choice to make.
Patterns of behaviour
Destructive emotional cycle
Recognise what you want and don't want
Awareness will help you find the balance you need
Decide what you'd like to change to improve your relationship
Discuss the past, present and future of your relationship
During the first session, we will establish our boundaries and how we will work together, through a mutually agreed open contract. Although I encourage continuity, sessions will be set to suit your needs, and we will be working at your pace.
We will assess your suitability for couples counselling/ and or whether you may need a different intervention depending on the issues affecting the relationship, at which stage I may offer information relating to specifically trained areas that may need working on.
I will not judge, I will not offer you advice, but help you explore in a safe environment the difficulties that you are experiencing, to help you work towards making the right decisions to benefit both parties.
I will not discriminate, and welcome individuals from a diverse background, ethnicity, age group, sexual orientation, religious beliefs and disabilities.
Sessions last for either 60 or 90 minutes – the choice will be entirely yours. You will have the flexibility to change the length of sessions if requested in advance.
Both clients will have the opportunity to have their say at the beginning of sessions, and carry this on throughout the sessions, facing each other.
I will ask questions about your experiences, feelings and difficulties, for clarity and understanding, to achieve a deeper relational depth.