Deciding to come to couples counselling can be a hard decision to make, it can be difficult for some couples to say that things are not working or admit they need help. Often couples seek counselling when something bad has happened. But that isn’t the only reason to attend.
Couples counselling can help with the following issues:
Physical or emotional affairs can lead to a major loss of trust. Counselling can help provide the space to process infidelity.
Arguments increasing? Or maybe you feel like your partner doesn’t listen to you? Counselling can help provide the space to express yourself and learn how to develop your communication and listening skills.
Problems can vary from difficulties in being comfortable with intimacy, physical problems or even arguments around sexual intimacy. Counselling provides a non judgement space to explore all sexual problems.
Often surrounding a couple there are a lot of other relationships such as extended families which can cause tensions. Sometimes problems can arise around blended families and how to managing the union of two different families.
From issues with fertility, differences in whether you want children or not to problems with raising children. Counselling helps encourage each party to communicate what they feel the concerns are and learn how to resolve them.
Some couples feel that the relationship has come to an end and want to have the space to manage how to end as amicably as possible.
Often couples say “its not like it was at the beginning”. Counselling can help explore what changed and how to get that spark back.
Some couples may want to come to counselling before getting married to help provide a space to discuss decision such as finances, future plans, how to keep the spark alive.
Emotional intimacy problems
Some partners may find it really difficult to be emotionally vulnerable with their partner. Couples counselling provides a safe space to explore feelings and learn how to listen and support each other.
You don’t have to wait until there is a problem or feel there is cause to come to couples counselling. One of the best things you could do for your relationship is to give yourself the space to explore each other's needs, feelings and strengthen it for lasting and loving relationship.
Couples counselling offers that time away from the rest of your lives so that you can deepen your connection and love for one another.
True perspective counselling provides a non-judgment space to support all couples regardless of identity or sexual orientation.
Sessions are 50 minutes, once a week and £50 per session. Session are available both in person and online.
You may not be sure if couples counselling is right for you, its also really important to find the right fit with your counsellor. With this in mind, all couples will be offered an initial meeting with no obligation to then commit to future sessions. Please use the contact form below if you would like to inquire about how counselling can best support you.
Sessions are available at the following times:
Monday 7:30am - 9pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 9pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 9pm
Thursday 7:30am - 9pm