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Why do we Allow Ourselves to be Controlled?

February 24, 2017

Here are some of the reasons why we may have allowed this type of controlling behaviour to have slipped in to our relationship.   We assume that there is good will, that our partner really does want to understand us, and when he or she doesn’t, it is because we haven’t. Read more

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

Letter for a Partner Doubtful About Relationship Counselling

February 3, 2017

Hi there, For some people, the thought of having to discuss their relationship problems with someone other than their partner is akin to having all your teeth pulled. Sometimes it’s even hard to talk with your partner about the difficulties between you, let alone a stranger. Your relationship is a private. Read more

What Happens in a Counselling Session?

November 30, 2016

If you have never been to a counselling session before, it can be a little daunting, so it might help to know that, at the Hart Centre, we have 93% of our clients tell us that their counselling experience with us has been a very helpful one for their relationship. So,. Read more

Is Your Pursuit of Success Sabotaging Your Relationships That Matter Most?

September 28, 2016

Mark rang my office wanting an urgent appointment. He could not hide his devastation. He was absolutely stunned. His wife, Christine, of 12 years, had just dropped the bombshell that morning that she had had enough, and was leaving. He was beside himself. How had it got so bad? He could. Read more

INFOGRAPHIC: The 11 major signs that your relationship is going downhill

September 14, 2016

If you have more than 3 of these happening in your relationship, be warned that your relationship is slipping away from you, so be proactive and get help now before it’s too late. 1. Are there more negative comments you make to your partner, (or your partner makes to you) than. Read more

How helpful can relationship counselling really be?

September 14, 2016

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At the Hart Centre we ask our clients to give us feedback on how helpful their sessions have been for them. As of 2nd September 2016, 94% of our respondents have told us that their counselling has been helpful and worthwhile for them and their relationship. Here’s some other things couples. Read more

7 Important Things To Do For Your Kids When You Divorce

February 3, 2016

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Divorce is painful for all parties involved, but often the most affected are children. While you’re nursing your wounds, it’s important to keep in mind, children still regard their parents as role models. While it’s a painful time, it can also be a tremendous teaching opportunity for yourself and your children. With some conscious. Read more

Ending Your Relationship With Respect and Even a Little Kindness

January 20, 2016

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Every couple starts their relationship with great love, and great hopes and dreams of a happy future together, so if at some point down the track things come to an end, your heartbreak can feel like some of the most excruciatingly painful experiences of your life. Being rejected hurts, in much. Read more