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How Well Do You Know Your Partner?

July 26, 2017

Research by the Gottman Institute has proven that how much you know about your partner —and the amount of interest you show in learning it — are two essential factors in creating a high-quality relationship. You might already know the answer to the following questions, or you might not. Either way,. Read more

Connection Rituals To Help Keep The Spark In Your Relationship

July 12, 2017

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Shared rituals both large and small play an incredibly important part in each partner’s sense that the relationship is safe and supportive. They also give the relationship a sense of continuity, along with a regular sense of connection that stays intact even in the face of the busy-ness of everyday life. They also give. Read more

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

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

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

Do You Wonder Why You and Your Partner Are Together?

October 19, 2016

One way of understanding the driving forces behind common relationship problems such as high conflict, communication difficulties and lack of intimacy is to ask what is arguably the most fundamental question of all: ‘Why are we together?’ It seems almost too obvious to ask, doesn’t it? However it is striking how. Read more

Did Your Relationship Start on Rocky Ground?

October 12, 2016

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Sometimes one or both people in a relationship struggle to come to terms with the conditions under which it was formed. Common examples are where: • trust breaches occurred • one or both people were already in a committed relationship • one or both people were in a dysfunctional state such. Read more

What Are You Like In a Relationship?

October 5, 2016

Successful couples counselling requires at least one person to make significant behavioural changes that their partner recognises as beneficial. However, the relationships that make the most progress in counselling are the ones in which both people make such changes.   In order to understand which behavioural changes you need to make. Read more

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