Couples/ Relational Counseling

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

– Thomas Alva Edison

Every relationship, even the happiest of couples, you see, is guaranteed to have its set of challenges and tensions. No worries… that’s not a bad thing. Conflict can be healthy if positively expressed and worked through together. We are here to offer counseling that can help you and your partner improve your relationship. If you are having relationship difficulties, you can seek couples counseling with us to help rebuild or refine your relationship. We use strategies like: Getting to know you, Identifying feelings, Exploring the past, Focusing on solutions and then we teach skills to help you and your partner manage anger, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. The aim is to equip you and your partner with tools to help you deal with issues as they crop up. Let’s navigate the relational waters together.

It is most important to us that you and your partner have an opportunity to discuss and resolve issues related to your relationship in a space of non-judgement, congruency and acceptance. Together we talk about the roles in the relationship and work through unhealthy dynamics, we address old and new expectations, we talks about your beliefs, values and religious sentiments and the implication these aspects have in your lives. We open the pandora’s box and discuss finances if it appears as a major issue. We shed light on quality time together identifying issues that may sabotage your time together and discuss new activities that you enjoy doing together and how to make time spent together more enjoyable. We tackle the influences of children, familial relationships, sex and intimacy, health issues, physical or mental health illnesses and external stressors: Counseling can also help you and your partner deal with conflicts caused by external factors, like work for instance, that can put stress on your relationship.

Couples/ Relational therapy approaches

Psychodynamic therapy explores the underlying hopes and fears that motivate you and your partner, to help you understand each other better.

Also referred to as cognitive behavioral couples therapy (CBCT), this form of therapy involves identifying and changing thought patterns that negatively influence behavior.

EFT focuses on improving the attachment and bonding between you and your partner. The therapist helps you understand and change patterns that lead to feelings of disconnection.

This method involves addressing areas of conflict and equipping you and your partner with problem-solving skills. It aims to improve the quality of friendship and the level of intimacy between you and your partner.

This is a strength-based approach that involves focusing on the positive aspects of the relationship. It focuses on self-reflection rather than blame.

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