Yearly Archives: 2017

How To Resolve Arguments Constructively

How To Resolve Arguments Constructively

Sometimes despite our best intentions to raise difficult issues gently, things can escalate. Arguments can quickly become stressful and unproductive, especially when we are stuck in bad patterns. Most of us don’t get taught how to deal with horrible rows! But learning how to resolve arguments constructively can save you a lot of stress and heartache.

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How To Raise Difficult Issues With Your Partner

How To Raise Difficult Issues With Your Partner

Is there something going on in your relationship that’s bothering you? Are you unsure how to address it? Firstly, by looking for a way to talk about it, you’re doing the right thing. John Gottman has been doing research with couples for 40 years,

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Do I Need Counselling?

Do I Need Counselling?

“Do I need counselling?” It’s a question lots of people ask themselves at one time or another. Maybe you have been through a tough time lately. Or perhaps you just haven’t been feeling great.

There are lots of reasons to try counselling.

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Assertiveness Counselling

People come for counselling for a number of reasons. You might have a clear goal, such as to become more assertive, and be looking specifically for assertiveness counselling.

Whatever your reason is for having therapy, the experience will help you get to know yourself better. As that happens,

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Self-Care Ideas

When We Need Self-Care Ideas

Often I work with people who have been struggling with depression and/or anxiety for a long time. Maybe you have felt like this too: been in survival mode, feeling like you’re all over the place, just about coping. Managing to get through the days,

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The Three People That Make Up You

One of the ways that counselling works is by offering a framework for you to make sense of yourself, your life and your difficulties. Finding out about yourself can help you feel better about yourself, which is often one of the main aims of people coming for counselling. Most people also find that the better able they are to understand themselves,

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What Will I Get From Counselling?

Lots of people think about it for a while¬†before they decide to contact a counsellor. You know it will take up time, and cost money. Although you must be feeling some discomfort or pain or you probably wouldn’t be looking, questions hang over you: What will I get from counselling?

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