Couples Counselling Melbourne
Couples counselling Melbourne: A healthy relationship can have an overwhelmingly positive effect on your emotional well-being improving the quality of life. But, being stuck in an unhealthy relationship where there is a cycle of conflict and despair can leave you feeling anxious, depressed and angry.
With relationships comes differences, however, if you are struggling in your relationship then counselling can help you and your partner overcome negative feelings and conflict to build a happier more fulfilling life together.
Closeness, communication and commitment are the keys to authentic intimacy.
Relationships are as individual as the people involved in them and challenges and hurdles are part of the territory . Couples counselling can help you identify the areas that need attention as well as help you develop new skill to support your relationship. Your counsellor will assist you in developing practical ways to build closeness and trust so you can move forward optimistically
Common relationship challenges
Loss of intimacy
Lack of honesty
Loss of trust
Controlling or abusive behaviour
Sexual performance difficulty
Blended and extended family issues
Perceiving the relationship as one-sided
The relationship counselling sessions may involve joint and solo counselling sessions. The work will involve developing an understanding of your challenges, communication styles, repetitive patterns of behaviour, as well as your values and individual needs. When these areas are understood and new behaviours implemented, you can achieve your relationship goals.
Often couples may be reluctant to try to relationship counselling believing it could be uncomfortable, emotionally confrontational or that it simply won’t help. The Melbourne Counselling Centre you can be assured that your couples counselling will be:
- Take into account both parties interest and concerns
- Discreet and confidential
- Focused on insightful understanding of your individual situation
- Gives you the practical solutions to address issues for long-lasting, positive changes