People choose to have counselling by themselves for many reasons; you may be single, you may be in a relationship but wanting to work through an issue without your partner present, or in a relationship with a partner who does not wish to join you for counselling, or wishing to talk about non-couple relationships.
It's rare to have the chance to freely explore your thoughts, experiences and aspirations with someone whose primary concern is your wellbeing. This is what makes the experience of counselling so unique.
One-to-one meetings give us the time and space to focus on you and your individual needs. As we talk together you'll learn more about what you want from your relationships - what's working and what's not - and develop the tools to create fulfilling and lasting relationships.
I believe we each have the ability to write our own story and our work together can help you discover how you would your story to read.
There are many reasons why an individual seeks relationship counselling but here are a few of the common issues clients choose to work on:
indecision about whether to stay or leave a relationship
history of unsatisfying relationships
'crossroads' decision making
examining challenging family dynamics
difficulties making / maintaining friendships
communication difficulties with parents / siblings
impact of a bereavement on your relationships
problematic professional relationships
issues with trust