New Year Tips to Help Improve Your Relationship

For many couples, the post-Christmas lull can expose underlying tensions and difficulties in their relationship. With awareness, commitment and some practical skills, this can become an opportunity to improve communication and resolve interpersonal conflicts. Enhancing Communication The single most useful skill to bring to a relationship is that of active listening. This means listening with[…]

What is Counselling?

Life can be difficult. It all goes smoothly it goes for a while, but then something knocks us back, sometimes out of the blue. Or maybe there are underlying issues that affect our confidence and self-esteem. Counselling can be an invaluable help at times of stress, anxiety or uncertainty. Typical sources of stress The major[…]

Understanding Counselling

Understanding Counselling

Excerpt: Understanding Counselling by Ms. Melanie Billings, Counselling Psychologist. When we experience difficulties, we quite often discuss them with family or friends. Certainly you can get help and support from family members, friends, colleagues etc., but usually people bring to these conversations and relationships other expectations and agendas alongside helping you with your distress. It[…]