26 09, 2017

7 Steps for transforming your relationship – Part 2: Establishing a safe emotional bond and maintaining love

By |2017-09-27T15:18:50+00:00September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Sue and Steve* recognise that they have become distant in their relationship since having children and they don't have a safe emotional bond. They are bickering over the smallest things, often over matters that feel trivial but at the time it feels like there is a huge wall between them [...]

22 08, 2017

7 Steps for transforming your relationship – Part 1: Assessing relationship patterns and sore spots

By |2017-09-27T15:19:50+00:00August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Kate and Tom have been together for 5 years. They are both professionals and have successful careers. They used to get along so well but more recently end up arguing more and more. Kate says that it is because Tom doesn’t listen to her and he is insensitive whilst [...]

12 06, 2017

How do our early relationships impact adult well-being & relationships?

By |2017-06-12T23:01:47+00:00June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

From the day we are born, we start to form relationships with people in our world and these early relationships guide our later relationships even in adulthood. The aim of this blog post is to explain how these early relationships often impact our intimate relationships in adulthood: what type [...]

28 05, 2017

Toxic relationships 3: Moving on & dating after a toxic relationship

By |2017-05-30T20:54:27+00:00May 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Liliana* spent many years in an on-off toxic relationship with a partner who was controlling until she had the courage to say “enough is enough”. It was hard initially making the break and she spent a considerable amount of time reflecting on what had kept her in [...]

3 05, 2017

Toxic relationships: recognising, healing and moving on after a toxic relationship

By |2017-07-04T14:00:04+00:00May 3rd, 2017|2 Comments

Recognising the signs of a toxic relationship Peter* is a big, manly man who is successful at work as a project manager. On the outside, you would not know that there is nothing unusual going on in his life. He has been going out with Kirsty for 5 [...]

15 10, 2016

Do you know your partner’s love language?

By |2017-03-23T13:49:13+00:00October 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Do you try to do nice things for your partner but s/he is not happy? Are you lost as nothing seems to work? Is your relationship starting to feel like a battle ground and provides you with more grief than happiness? Or perhaps it just feels stale? Recently, I [...]

11 05, 2016

6 signs that fear of rejection is killing your relationship

By |2017-05-18T23:33:47+00:00May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Do you often have a niggling thought and a fear that your relationships won’t work out or that you will be rejected? Being in a relationship is one of the most vulnerable positions you can be and a degree of fear of rejection is natural. You have to put your [...]