Couples Counselling

Relationships are never static. Our partners can bring out both the best and the worst in us, and there is always the potential to learn and grow together.

Perhaps you find yourselves arguing more often, disagreeing about parenting issues, or having arguments that keep going round in circles.

Maybe you are struggling to agree on some big life decisions, such as marriage, starting a family, moving house… or would just like to feel closer and understand each other better.

Talking to an impartial third person can help to resolve your differences, and open channels to better communication.

Concerns that People Bring to Couples Counselling 

  • Constant fighting or bickering
  • Burying your feelings
  • Strengthening your relationship
  • Feeling ignored or misunderstood
  • Becoming distant, moving apart
  • Difficulties in communication
  • Conflict over children and parenting styles
  • Power struggles
  • Trust and commitment
  • Financial disagreements
  • Circling around the same issues
  • Repeating the same arguments
  • Feeling left out, partner prioritises the children

If any of these resonate with you, why not give me a call on 0474095432 and we can have a chat  about finding solutions.

How Relationship and Couples Counselling Can Help

Change may happen gradually, often as a result of life changes, such as becoming parents, moving house, children leaving home, starting school…suddenly you find you are out of touch with each other.

There’s no need to wait until things are really falling apart. Addressing your concerns before they reach this point mean they can be resolved much more easily.

Two things that are guaranteed to bring up our early attachment wounding are parenting and adult relationships. We bring  our unresolved past with us into our relationships. 

A certain level of conflict in a relationship is quite normal. The trick is learning how to deal with it safely and without hurt. Supportive intimate relationships can be a place of healing and personal growth for you both.

We all have a choice. We can choose to learn and grow within our relationships, or stay stuck in a loop, continually repeating the problems from the past.

Counselling is not about being right or wrong, but learning how to see things from another person’s perspective. The aim is closer relationships based on understanding and connection.

Benefits of Couples Counselling 

  • Improved communication 
  • Deeper friendship and intimacy
  • Learning new skills to deal with conflict and improve communication
  • Releasing past hurts
  • Feeling safe to voice your feelings
  • Learning how to express your own needs and listen to your partner’s needs
  • Growing through resolving areas of conflict 
  • Greater awareness, creating a more fulfilling and supportive relationship
  • Removing blockages to a closer emotional connection, 

I won’t “fix” you, you’re not broken. Rather, I see myself as a coach or guide, helping you  learn how to work things out for yourselves. 

It’s never too early or too late to work on your relationship.

Start with a Discovery Call

The first step is to make your free discovery call. I will explain the counselling process, how I work, and what usually happens in a session. We will arrange a date and time for your first visit and discuss fees. 

Your First Session

We will start by getting to know each other and I’ll ask questions about your relationship. We can discuss your goals for therapy, and any specific areas that you would like to work on.

Subsequent Sessions

In your sessions we will be gradually working through your current concerns, and any long-standing issues. You will be learning new skills of communication, developing a secure attachment based on understanding and connection.

The Next Step

For more information, to make an appointment, or to book your free discovery call Rosalind on 047409543

About Rosalind

Since 2005 I have been helping children with learning and behavioural challenges such as autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other sensory processing difficulties. I use an holistic, or whole child approach combining counselling with a development movement program, known as The Extra Lesson. This program addresses underlying immaturities in early development that are contributing to their learning and behavioural challenges. Sessions are available online and at Moruya South Head.

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