Communication because love alone is not enough
I often tell my couples who come to me for Marriage Preparation that ‘love’ alone cannot make the relationship last (sigh). The couple also needs to be able to communicate well, especially in times of difficulty. Have you ever found yourself in a heated conversation with your partner and didn’t know what to do or
Building Resilience in Your Life
When misfortune presents do you typically fall apart or do you bounce back? Resilience is about being able to adapt to life’s challenges and setbacks. It is about calling on your inner strength to help you overcome adversity (e.g. relationship breakdown, death of a loved one stress, trauma and job loss), and get back on
Taking Back Control
Are you feeling stretched to your limit, stuck with your problems, full of worry with few options in sight? Then you are probably feeling overwhelmed and have loss control over the situation. Loss of control can lead to feelings of helplessness, which can be followed by feelings of depression and anxiety.
Working through difficult emotions
Emotions are powerful because they have the ability to affect the way we think and act, but we don’t need to be a slave to our emotions. Painful emotions such as anger, grief, hurt and despair are all natural human emotions and are unavoidable from time to time. We might not like how it makes
This service is aimed to enhance family relationships and family wellbeing by providing education, support and counselling to adults, couples, families, children and young people. It serves to build resilience and functioning of both parents and families.
Counselling can help you to build resilience so that you can solve or manage your personal challenges. This is achieved by helping you to build strategies on how to cope and assist you on assessing your options. Deciding whether or not to attend counselling can be a hard decision. Some people can feel very nervous
FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding & Study) is a specifically designed course that enables couples to talk openly and honestly about key aspects of marital life before they make their commitment.
Enjoy and love the relationship you are in Relationships don’t have to be perfect, but they need to be functional in order for it to be sustainable. In any type of relationship there is bound to be misunderstanding, disagreement and dissatisfaction from time to time. Knowing what you want from a relationship can be a