These are the kinds of concerns that clients bring to therapy.
For most of us, our relationships are the primary source of love, joy and warmth. And although our similarities often draw us together; it’s our differences that keep us there.
Issues that arise in relationships are often well served by seeing a couples therapist. (Though I do not offer couples counselling.) A well trained marital counsellor who is directive in his or her approach can prevent further damage to old wounds.
This type of therapist can contain the energy in the room while the couple learns new ways to approach old problems.
Sometimes however it becomes apparent that personal issues from our family of origin are preventing us from proceeding further. In this case, I provide individual therapy as an adjunct to your couples work.
Just know as well that many of my clients have found that their personal therapy has been very beneficial to their partnerships and the relationships they have with their children. (These instances are some of the most rewarding aspects of my practice.)
Here are some of the goals we can achieve together: