I’ve been a therapist for over three decades so I’ve seen relational and individual patterns and trends come an go. Today, I thought I’d talk about something that has become a hot topic. It literally is everywhere. If I go on to social media, I’m inundated with lists, reels, memes, or people commenting in some […]

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When people come to see me for relationship counselling and I ask, “what is the biggest thing that requires work in your relationship?” Conflict resolution always is in the top 5 answers given, usually by both partners. My practice utilises several techniques for conflict resolution. Below is a short overview to give people some food […]

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Empathy forms a significant part of my relationship counselling. It’s important for all counselling. I think we’ve all met people over the years who declare themselves as ’empathetic’ but then tend to “at least” others when they have pain or hurts in their life – “I’m feeling depressed right now, “at least you’ve got a […]

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Affairs/cheating/infidelity, whatever name you prefer, is an emotive topic because we see it as the ultimate¬†betrayal. Society labels it as such. Some cultures, family, friends, print media, and online/social media weigh in heavily. No matter what, it certainly causes hurt, strong emotion, opinion. Sex is a taboo topic at the best of times, and infidelity […]

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