Couples therapy reduces damaging interactions between couples, builds emotional openness and closeness, improves communication and behaviour, changes unhelpful thoughts and perceptions, and helps the couple cope with the ordinary and not-so ordinary stresses that arise in the course of everyday relating. When I began training to work with couples, I began with lots of preconceptions. … Continue reading COUPLES THERAPY WHY WOULD YOU ?
Before I started working as a couple therapist I had lots of preconceived ideas, all of them included a predetermined idea of what the couple would be like……. Lots of shouting, lots of crying, if I’m honest I believed he would be wrong and she would be just difficult. I believed I would almost have … Continue reading So couple therapy ……. Do we need it?
“Feeding a fantasy” The idea of going abroad is generally developed from a holiday; we arrive in the beautiful location. Having left the gloom of our humdrum lives behind and here we are, sunshine, beaches, no stress, all the arguing we had before we left, the saving, the packing, all a distant memory, whilst we … Continue reading Emotional Issues of Moving Abroad