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Quiz: How to Identify if You Have a Controlling Partner

February 17, 2017

If you’re wondering if you have a controlling partner, we’ve created this Quiz just for you. Go through the following statements and add the total number of occasions that you answered yes to.   Your partner tells you in subtle or not so subtle ways that your perception of reality is. Read more

Are You Living With a Steamroller?

February 10, 2017

Why do some people become controlling? In order to be our unique and real self, we need access to 4 internal parts of us. They are: 1. Our feelings 2. Our sensations, like hearing, touch, sight and movement, and our preferences. 3. Our intuition 4. Our thinking The first 3 of. Read more

Are You Living With a Steamroller?

February 3, 2017

Why do some people become controlling? In order to be our unique and real self, we need access to 4 internal parts of us. They are: 1. Our feelings 2. Our sensations, like hearing, touch, sight and movement, and our preferences. 3. Our intuition 4. Our thinking The first 3 of. Read more

The futile and fatal search for control

February 19, 2015

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  Sandra was furious. She had caught Tom checking her phone message once again. “ I just did it to reassure myself – its no big deal” Tom replied defensively. Is it a big deal? In relationships the tendency or temptation to control is one of the most toxic forces that. Read more

Forget relationship counselling: We are just too different

December 10, 2013

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  “We are just too different for our relationship to work, and so relationship counselling is a waste of time”.  I had a new client say this to me this week, and it is a common thing for people to think. But nothing could be further from the truth, so I. Read more

Why women find it difficult to be assertive in their relationships

December 10, 2013

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I talked in an earlier post on why men find it difficult to express empathy. For women, I have found that one of the most challenging things for them is to stand up for themselves in their relationship; I have many many women clients express how they are sick of their. Read more

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