Relationship Counselling is extremely powerful and not as daunting as you first might think. It's not about who is right or wrong, it's about open discussion and helping you both achieve the outcome you choose.
About Relationship Coaching
It is common for couples to want help with their relationship but they struggle to find the time. This may be due to location, long working hours/work travel or difficulties around childcare. To meet this demand, we offer online coaching via Zoom, which means you can book your session at a time and place that suits you - even if you are in different locations.
It can feel like a big step taking the decision talking to someone else about the issues in your relationship, especially as one of you might be resistant to coaching. However, rest assured; relationship coaching is not about who is right or wrong, it's about open discussion and helping you both trying to achieve the outcome you want.
The purpose of Couples Therapy is to help you stay together as a couple unless you tell explicitly tell us you wish to separate. In which case, I will help you do so more amicably and with a greater understanding of why the relationship broke down in the first place.
Causes of Relationship Problems
Relationships can be one of the most fulfilling and pleasurable areas in our life. However, occasionally our relationships can become full of tension, resentment, hurt and conflict causing pain and upset to one or both parties
Generally, poor communication is the main factor which causes issues in relationships. Many of the individuals we see claim they are not being listened to, or that their partner doesn't take the time to understand what they are saying. It’s also common for the same topics to provoke arguments and blame without a solution being found - so couples find themselves going around and around in circles.
It takes courage to listen to your partner and a commitment to understand their point of view, let alone find the words to say what’s important from your own point of view. Through gentle questioning I will help you explore the underlying issues in order for you to both achieve a new level of understanding.
Whether you choose to have sessions with your partner or alone. Whether you are gay, heterosexual, married or single; relationship coaching offers a safe and confidential setting in which to explore your difficulties and to help find more productive and fulfilling ways of relating to each other.
Common relationship issues: - Infidelity and affairs. 'Stuck' relationships. Intimacy problems. Jealousy and suspicion. Stale relationships. Breaks Up's and Divorce.
Let's get you talking.
What happens during a relationship coaching online session.
I will firstly ask you both what you hope to achieve out of the therapy and tailor the sessions in order to help you get there. You will both be given the time and space to express how you feel, what you believe the problems are from your individual perspective and when they first started.
I will help you to:
Both begin to really listen and understand what your partner is saying and feeling. You will both be able to see the bigger picture of what is going on between you.
Together you will learn about yourselves and the role each of you play in the dynamics of the relationship
Both of you will learn how to communicate more effectively
Each of you will find out what is important to you
You find out how to bring back intimacy and loving feelings
You will learn how to manage your emotions and take responsibility for your own behaviour and the impact it has on the relationship
Relationship coaching online sessions are 1 hour long at a fee of £70 per couple
You don’t need to commit to a regular time, you can establish the times that will work for you around your other commitments.