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Couples Counselling

Couples counselling, also known as couples therapy, is a specialized form of counselling designed to help couples navigate challenges and improve their relationship. It involves meeting with a trained therapist who provides a safe and supportive environment for both partners to express their thoughts, feelings, and concerns.

During couples counselling sessions, the therapist facilitates open and honest communication between partners, helping them explore and understand the dynamics within their relationship.

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What is Couples Counselling sessions? 

The focus of couples counselling session is on enhancing relationship satisfaction, resolving conflicts, and building healthier patterns of interaction.

 

Couples counselling is designed to help couples navigate challenges and improve their relationship. It involves meeting with a trained therapist who provides a safe, supportive and unbiased environment for both partners to express their thoughts, feelings, and concerns.

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How will the sessions help you? 

  • Help you gain an in-depth understanding of our relationship dynamics

  • Help you understand your partner's perspectives

  • Help restore trust and deepen intimacy

  • Can improve your communication and problem-solving skills

  • Can help you be more self-aware in your relationship

  • Help you recover from old wounds in your relationship

Is this you? 

If you have concerns about your relationships or marriage, it can be helpful to reflect on various symptoms and areas of potential difficulty.

Consider the following questions to gain insight into your specific experiences:

 

Do you find it challenging to express your thoughts, feelings, and needs effectively to your partner? Are there frequent misunderstandings or miscommunications between you and your partner? Do you often experience feelings of jealousy or insecurity in your romantic relationships?

 

Have you had difficulties trusting your partner or trusting others in the past? Do you struggle with forming deep emotional connections with your romantic partners? Are you comfortable being vulnerable and sharing your innermost thoughts and feelings with your partner?

 

How do you typically handle conflicts or disagreements in your relationships? Do you find it challenging to find mutually satisfactory solutions during conflicts? Have you experienced a fear of commitment or a fear of being rejected in romantic relationships? Do you often question the longevity or stability of your relationships?

 

Have you noticed any recurring patterns or dynamics in your romantic relationships? Do you tend to attract partners who exhibit similar behaviors or qualities? Do you feel that your personal goals and aspirations align with those of your partner? Are there any significant differences in values, interests, or long-term visions that may impact your relationship?

 

Reflecting on these questions can help initiate self-awareness and provide a starting point for addressing concerns and seeking guidance from a qualified therapist or counselor.

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How will the sessions with Psychoflakes look like?

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Plan of Action

Therapy Journey

In our therapy process, we begin by understanding your unique relationship and challenges. We start with a joint session where we explore your story, strengths, and goals.Whether you're certain about working on the relationship or unsure about its future, couples therapy can be beneficial. We then have individual sessions with each partner to understand their personal history and its impact on the relationship.

 

Our focus is on recognizing the conflict patterns and understanding the underlying needs and desires that drive them. Your therapist will help you communicate more effectively and address difficult issues with hope and possibility.

After the joint couples session, we'll collaborate with you to develop a personalized plan of action that meets your needs and goals individually and for the couple.

 

We may utilize a range of therapeutic techniques, including CBT, ACT, expressive arts, or psychodynamic therapy, which we'll discuss with you to ensure your comfort with the approach.

We'll begin regular therapy sessions once we have a treatment plan.

We'll monitor your progress and adjust the plan if needed, to ensure you get the most from therapy.

Our aim is to provide a safe, supportive space where you can explore your thoughts, understand your relationship and how we can resolve the conflicts. Lets gain insight into your behavior, and learn new coping skills for better overall well-being

Why Choose us? 

Non Judgemental Space

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will therapy help me?  +

Therapy can help improve your overall well-being. Studies show that therapy is effective, with approximately 75% of individuals experiencing significant symptom reduction after therapy, leading to increased life satisfaction and functioning.  It is an empowering journey that can make one improve their life.

What can I expect from Couples Counselling session?  +

In Couples Counselling sessions, you can expect a safe and supportive environment where you and your partner can work on improving your relationship. Through evidence-based approaches and effective communication techniques, marital counselling has shown positive outcomes.

 

Research indicates that couples who engage in counselling experience improved relationship satisfaction, better communication, and increased intimacy.

 

By addressing conflicts, enhancing understanding, and developing healthy coping strategies, marital counselling can help couples build a stronger and more fulfilling partnership.

How many sessions will I need?  +

The number of counselling sessions varies based on client response, effort, and therapist approach. It can range from as few as 5 sessions to more, depending on how well problem-solving skills are applied and goals are achieved. Progress determines the ongoing need for sessions, making it flexible and adaptable to individual needs.

How will I know that Couples Counselling  is working for me?  +

You will know that couples therapy is working for you when you start experiencing positive changes in your relationship. This may include improved communication, enhanced understanding, and a greater sense of connection and intimacy with your partner. You may notice a reduction in conflicts and the ability to resolve disagreements in a healthier and more constructive manner.

 

Additionally, you may feel more satisfied and happier in your relationship. It's important to remember that progress takes time, and every couple's journey is unique. Open and honest communication with your therapist about your goals and concerns will help guide the therapy process and ensure that it is beneficial for you.

What if I don't know what to speak to my therapist? What happens?  +

In your sessions with a couples counsellor, you can speak about various aspects of your relationship and any challenges or concerns you may have. It is a safe space to discuss issues such as communication problems, conflicts, trust issues, intimacy difficulties, and any other areas where you feel there is room for improvement.

 

You can share your feelings, thoughts, and experiences openly with the counsellor, as they are trained to provide guidance and support

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