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Couples Counselling

Couples Counselling

We can help you resolve differences and build a partnership through couples counselling so you can both thrive. Some of the areas we can assist with include…

Some of the ways we can help…

  • Differences In Parenting And Step-Parenting
  • Life Changes – Birth Of Baby, Child Leaving Home
  • Frequent Arguing Or Lack Of Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Relationship Dynamics
  • Intimacy Issues
  • Parent Coaching
  • Conflicts Between Parents And Child
  • Marital Or Financial Problems
  • Household Rules

About Appointments

At your first appointment, each person will have the opportunity to discuss their concerns. From there, we will develop a plan to assist you both in reaching your goals. Sessions are designed to allow each person to reflect on their behaviour and contribution to the relationship.

Take the free Attachment Quiz from The Attachment Project and find out your attachment style.

Do you know your Attachment Style? 

Attachment style refers to how an individual relates to others based on their early childhood experiences with primary caregivers, usually their parents. This style affects how we perceive safety, intimacy, and vulnerability in relationships. The 4 attachment styles are:-

Secure Attachment: Individuals with a secure attachment style usually had responsive and consistent caregivers in childhood. They tend to feel safe and secure in relationships, are comfortable with intimacy, and can effectively communicate their needs and feelings.

Anxious Attachment (or Preoccupied Attachment): Those with this style often worry about their relationships and fear abandonment. They may be described as “clingy” or “needy.” This can stem from having inconsistent caregiving in childhood, where sometimes their needs were met, and other times they weren’t.

Avoidant Attachment (or Dismissive-Avoidant Attachment): Individuals with this style may seem emotionally distant and may have difficulty opening up or relying on others. This could arise from caregivers who were often emotionally unavailable or rejected.

Fearful-Avoidant Attachment (or Disorganized Attachment): This style combines anxious and avoidant attachment aspects. Individuals might crave closeness and intimacy but fear getting too close. They might have experienced traumatic caregiving in childhood, including neglect or abuse.

Understanding and addressing our attachment style can lead to healthier relationships and better self-understanding.