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Planning your Wedding – will it be wedding day bliss or wedding day blues?

Congratulations … that’s so exciting! You’re getting married! Such a huge decision. Now, to plan your wedding day.  Hmmm did some of…

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Desperate to be loved?

There are so many other titles, that would sit just as comfortably with this blog … Toxic Bonding. Stay, or leave? Aching…

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Choose love, not fear.

If I had to break my entire counselling philosophy and practice down into just 2 words, these two words would encapsulate the…

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HELP … my partner’s had an affair – What do I do?

I am so sorry if you are having to deal with this reality. It is devastating – but as painful as it…

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Thinking of counselling? 

Some words of advice from an experienced counsellor! Don’t delay!  You know who has the greatest chance of surviving cancer? Yes, the…

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The one mistake we all inevitably make in relationships.

We turn our feelings into facts! This is the biggest mistake that we make in our relationships, especially in the arguments of those…

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What makes a Good Life?

No matter who we are, what age we are, what job we do, what life we lead, what race, gender, or faith,…

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How to recognise emotionally abusive behaviour … PART B.

 ….  and what to do about it. STEP 1: If you suspect you are in an emotionally abusive relationship, dynamic or situation…

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How to recognise emotionally abusive behaviour … PART A.

… both the charming and the ugly.  Emotional abuse most often occurs covertly and usually escalates over time – that’s why any…

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We all stuff up … and we all need to know how to make up!

We’re all human.  We all make mistakes.  And we all need to learn how to give a heart felt apology, when we…

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What’s our nervous system got to do with relationship  counselling?

A LOT it turns out!  Once upon a time, about 40 or 50 years ago, relationship therapy was a cognitive process, where…

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How to tame your ‘Inner Critic’ so that it doesn’t sabotage all your relationships …

Got an ‘Inner Critic’ that you would like to silence for life?  They’re relentless aren’t they, berating us for what we did, or…

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