Relationship counselling provides various techniques to create the change that you and your partner would not normally know how to accomplish on your own. It provides a safe and supportive environment to enable you to identify and communicate the issues, feelings and behaviours that are bothering you, and facilitate the understanding that leads to positive change, creating a happier, more fulfilled and deeper understanding of your relationship.
Why Choose a Relationship Counsellor?
A relationship counsellor is able to recognise and challenge your current communication habits and provide you with the skills to communicate more effectively with one another. Effective couples counselling Brisbane wide can help clients bring out emotions and thoughts that they would normally be scared to express to one another.
Simply having the opportunity to speak openly and honestly during a couples counselling session can set you on the path to improved communication, allowing you to begin to resolve problems and keep your relationship strong.
Improve Understanding and Communication
- Stop the “blame game”
- Work through unresolved issues
- Express your true feelings in a way that will eventually draw you closer together
- Speak to each other in a more supportive and understanding way,
- Listen more actively and emphatically
Rekindle Lost Feelings of Intimacy and Connectedness
It’s not uncommon amongst couples who have been together for an extended period of time to feel as though they have lost the intimacy that they once shared. Feelings of agitation towards each other are also common once the “honeymoon phase” is over, or there is stress within the relationship. A relationship or couples’ therapist can help a you understand each other through the process of counselling and help restore lost emotional and physical closeness.
A Safe Space to Strengthen Your Relationship
Our experienced Psychologists provide couples counselling in a comfortable, non-judgemental and confidential environment. If you have invested time and emotions into a relationship that may need assistance, our counsellors are available to explore your relationship, improve your communication and offer some tools to help going forward.
Relationship counselling is suitable for all couples, married or not, heterosexual or homosexual, cohabiting or living separately but always has a greater chance of success when both partners are committed to the process and engage with the counselling.
What to Expect During Your Relationship Counselling Session
When you choose our couples counselling service in Brisbane, our therapists will put you at ease, explain the counselling process, answer any questions you may have and ensure you are given the tools to get your relationship back on track.
Acknowledging your relationship is suffering and being willing to seek outside professional help to face up to the problems, coupled with the understanding that both you and your partner will have to do some hard yards is the first step to bettering the relationship situation. Denial will only make things worse, so break through the dark clouds and move forward with CFHP Counselling Centre.
Equal Time, Attention and Understanding
Just as your psychologist will not take sides, they will also not give you, or your partner extra talking room over the other. Both you and your partner will be given the same amount of time to express your thoughts and feelings.
Any premature interruptions, belittling, or attempts at debate will be put on hold by your psychologist until each person has expressed themselves fully.
Stamp out Negative Coping Mechanisms
In times of ongoing pain, sorrow and dissatisfaction, people sometimes self-medicate by turning to negative coping mechanisms such as drinking, smoking and drugs. If you recognise you are suffering from such bad habits and are confident they are solely tied to your relationship problems, then investing in Brisbane relationship counselling may very well help you get rid of these quick-fix, self-medicating solutions, as well as, remedy your relationship.
However, if you feel your coping mechanism has taken on a life of its own and become an addiction then we encourage you to engage our addiction treatment and counselling services.
We Cater to Couples From All Walks of Life
The Centre for Human Potential staff have experience in supporting many types of couples including:
- Mutli Racial / Ethnic Couples
- Same Sex Couples
- Bisexual / Transgender / Intersex partnered Couples
- Polyamorous Couples
- Straight Couples
Get on the Road to Recovery With the Best Couples Counselling in Brisbane
Our Brisbane psychologists intend to get the root cause of your relationship troubles, they won’t just provide you with short-term Band-Aid solutions to smooth over the edges.
By getting down to the source of your emotions, by pinpointing what is really plaguing you deep down, we can start to determine relationship solutions which will rectify your major, stubborn, unrelenting and overarching problems, as well as your, day-to-day, surface issues.
We are here to help you make your relationship better, through guidance and counselling in a safe and neutral environment. If you, or someone you know can benefit from couples counselling, feel free to get in touch with any questions you may have.
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