Relationship counselling is when two people in relationship – whether they be in a partnership, a marriage or members of a family together or a close friendship – wish to look at themselves and their relationship with each other.
“Take heart: marriage is more elegant than we dare believe. It can bring you bliss, but it’s harder than many people recognize.”David Schnarch
All relationships hit bumpy roads.
To borrow from a song …“There will be trouble ahead”. If there wasn’t trouble it would not be a normal relationship.
Sometimes it is more than trouble, where relationships undergo more serious blocks, failures and ruptures. My aim as a counsellor is to facilitate
With these four components, and time and space, what is happening in the relationship becomes clearer. This fosters the chances of finding the right solution for the individuals within the relationship. This may or may not be to stay together.
I have qualifications in
- Working with Couples
- The Person Centred Approach to Relationship Counselling
- Couples Therapy for Depression.
“It is wise to direct your anger toward problems; not people. To focus your energies on answers; not excuses.”Willliam Arthur Ward