Great Marriage Therapy: What It Is… And Isn’t

If you’re like most couples, realising that your relationship isn’t feeling as good as it used to, is pretty easy. Not so easy is finding really effective professional help. Knowing what great marriage therapy is...

How To Hold Your Ground When You Disagree

If you’re in a relationship you will have noticed that partners don’t always see eye to eye. Knowing how to hold your ground without damaging your relationship is a really important skill for partners wanting a healthy relationship....

Don’t Kick Your Relationship When It’s Down

Do you honour your relationship and keep it safe, even when you’re arguing? Or do you argue in a way that threatens your relationship security? That kicks it when it’s down?...

Feeling Suffocated by Parenthood? How To Find Peace.

Feeling suffocated by parenthood? Changing this will be easier once you can let go of what was. New parents love their babies. Many of them however, hate the loss of freedom that being a parent brings....

How To Be Angry… (AND Loving)… When You Argue

All couples argue. So we may as well learn how to do it well. Many of the couples I see in practice don’t know how to argue well. So it makes me wonder how the rest of you are doing it....

Relationship tips
Relationship Tips From a Marriage Therapist

I’m looking forward to working with a lot of couples this year. Some will be looking to make their already pretty good relationships even better. But many will be looking to rescue their pretty bad relationships and turn relationship unhappiness and discontent around....

Relationship success
Investing for Relationship Success

There’s a great little book by Gregory Scott Peck called “The Road Less Travelled”… some of you will already know, it’s one of my all time favourite books on personal and spiritual growth. In the opening chapter he writes something like this:...

5 Steps to Creating a Healthy Relationship Culture

One of the most frequent comments that I hear from couples in distress is “We’ve just grown apart”. And one of the most frequent questions they want answered is of course “Where did that connection go, and how do we get it back?”....