Relationships often come under stress. You may also realise after many years together that you are simply growing apart.
It may be that couples would seek help due to changes in finances, physical or mental health, grief, loss and many other aspects of day to day life.
Relationship counselling helps you make the most of your relationship, not only with addressing what some would call major issues but also helping to discuss worries and concerns that some would consider minor. If these concerns and worries are left unattended, anguish and unhappiness can quickly occur.
Even if everything in your relationship is going perfectly well counselling can help you keep it that way. Giving you a space to talk things through and openly discuss your relationship is a fantastic way of spreading joy and showing your loved ones how happy you are.
Relationship counselling isn’t only about offering your support and aiming to help you fix your relationship, it is also about offering you a place for reflection and awareness.
In your initial telephone consultation, I will ask you a few questions about your relationship and why you feel you need relationship counselling. Once we have had our initial discussion we will arrange a face to face consultation.
Couples counselling involves confidential discussion between the counsellor and both parties within your relationship. I will remain neutral and non-judgemental to both parties, with the session being a place for conflicted thoughts and emotions to be openly discussed and heard. This enables both of you to share your thoughts and feelings and let your partner know what is really on your mind.
Couples counselling enables you to talk openly about your concerns in a safe and comfortable environment. This will provide you with the opportunity to: