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Relationship Problems

Relationship Problems Through our lives it’s inevitable that we’ll experience a number of relationships problems. These could be with our partners, our children, our family, or friends. When these relationships start to run into problems, we can be left feeling distressed, upset and highly anxious. These feelings can spread out and effect those who are closest to us. It’s therefore

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Couples Trauma Therapy

The Applications Of Gestalt Therapy

Gestalt therapy can be used for a multitude of psychological and emotional issues. The therapy itself is based on unity and wholeness.  It is a humanistic therapy meaning that the goal is to help each individual realise their own strengths. This is done by offering judgement free understanding and experience. By using a humanistic approach in regards to therapy, the

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Benefits Of Marriage Counselling

Our Marriage Counselling Services Many relationships and marriages may find that through time it becomes increasingly difficult for individuals to communicate with each other which may lead to disagreements and constant bickering or arguing. Marriage counselling is a way for couples to reconnect, solve their problem and improve their relationship. Through counselling, people are able to recapture their previous happiness.

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The Six Keys to a Healthy Relationship

Our relationships determine our quality of life and how healthy they are is directly linked to how healthy we are, both physically and mentally. A healthy relationship shouldn’t be hard work, but it will need some work if we are going to get the most out of it. So, in this blog post I am going to share with you

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How To Cope With A Relationship Break Up

Techniques to help you to cope When a relationship ends it can be devastating, especially if you did not anticipate or want the ending. You can find yourself completely overwhelmed by feelings of rejection, anger, anxiety, loneliness and hopelessness about the future. Coping with the end of an important relationship is a process that we must go through, this process

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Laws of Love: the power of Early Attachment Styles on Adult Romantic Relationships

Let’s face it. Sooner or later we have all asked ourselves ‘Why did I choose him/her?’. After all, we meet a numerous amount of people during our daily routine. So how do we select our better halves among many prospective candidates? And which are the elements that influence romantic partner’s choice? The science of psychology has attempted to answer these

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Do you constantly worry that your partner will leave you?

Do you constantly worry that your partner will leave you?  Do you become clingy and desperate when your partner pulls away from you? Do you overact to minor things they say or do, and interpret them as signs that they don’t want to be with you? Can you be excessively jealous and possessive? Do you get angry and accuse your

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Understanding the problems in your relationship

As human beings, we all have the need to feel loved and cared for, and to feel our bond with significant others is safe and secure from cradle to grave. During childhood and adolescence, when these needs aren’t met by our parent(s) whose love we need the most, we start to feel we’re unlovable or defective in some way and

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5 Effective Ways to Deal with Relationship Problems

How to Deal with Relationship Problems Relationship problems are a part of a normal healthy relationship. It is not having relationship problems that distinguishes relationships that work from those that don’t but how the problems are dealt with. The Clinical Psychologists and Counselling Psychologists at The British CBT & Counselling Service have not only helped many couples to resolve their

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I can’t make friends

Dear Dr Gray, I try so hard to get people to like me, I am always bending over backwards to help people, trying to do things for them, I even try to anticipate want people want so that they don’t even have to ask for it. Despite all this I don’t really have any friends and I am so lonely

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How do I persuade my partner that we need marriage counselling

Dear Dr Gray , I think my husband and I need marriage counselling but I think if I suggest it he will just say no. I have had therapy (CBT I think) in the past for depression and found it really useful but he thinks that we shouldn’t talk to strangers about our problems. Annabel (Marylebone) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Annabel,

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Couples Counselling

How does Couples Counselling work? 6 tips.

Let us first answer the most important question ‘Does Couples Counselling Work’? The short answer to this is yes. What is important though is that the couples involved must be prepared to make it work for them and show commitment to change. So how does it work, what are the main points to consider? 1/ A secure environment in which

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Relationship tips

How To Keep A Relationship Working top 6 tips

Relationship problems are often similar whatever type of relationship you are in. Here are some pearls to help you make it work over the longer term: 1. Communication Talking about it is the only way to work something out. Human beings are fundamentally inward focused and more importantly are not mind readers, if you don’t tell your partner what the

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