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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The Silent Pain of Loss: When Grief Counselling Can Help

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ~ George Berkeley. I witnessed a tree fall today. I heard the crashing sound first, and then saw it falling through the trees and shrubs before hitting the ground. We have lost…

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Is Your Emotional Style Sabotaging Your Immune System Or Boosting it?

“Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” ~ Lord ByronFor decades researches have recognised a connection between your emotions and immune system. Understanding the mechanisms behind this incredible mind body connection is still in its infancy. But what is understood is that a positive emotional style is linked to…

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Get Connected: Loneliness might be making you sick

When we focus on ourselves, our problems loom large. But when we FOCUS on OTHERS, our world expands.” ~ Daniel Goleman.US statistics show that the number of people who have no one to confide has tripled over the last 20 years.  In Australia both YOUNG and OLD are experiencing LONELINESS – with more…

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