Relationship Challenges in the 21st Century: How Couple Counselling Can Help

 “Most couples don’t get any training in relationships, and often they don’t learn how to communicate with each other until they go to therapy, and that’s often too late.” ~ John M. Gottman.Before we look at relationship challenges in the 21st century it’s important to recognise how much romantic relationships have changed.Esther…

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Christmas Grief and Loss: 5 Strategies to Help You Through the Holiday Season

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” ~ Havelock Ellis.Christmas is traditionally a time of celebration, meeting of family and friends, delicious food, and giving of gifts. Everywhere we see messages of happiness and connection.Yet, this time of the year can…

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The Truth About Grief: Myths and Facts And How You Can Cope

“Each persons grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or snowflake.” ~ Earl Grollman.Grief can be an excruciatingly painful and lonely experience. This can be further compounded by grief myths that suggest your reactions and behaviors aren't normal. My hope is this article will extinguish some of the shame or…

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How to Take Charge Of Your Life After Divorce

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby”. ~ Ruth E. RenkelI was really inspired sometime ago by Cloris Kylie Stock's excellent article on coping with divorce. She will inspire you with her own story and the positive impact it had on her life. Nearly a third of all marriages…

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