Why Choose An Intensive Couple Retreat?

Why Choose An Intensive Couple Retreat?

Melissa’s Intensive therapy is open to couples from all over Australia.  In the privacy of her professional and roomy office, you and your partner will undergo a 3 day intensive therapy program - 5 hours per day of couple therapy. This can be an effective way to shift long-seated resentments and problems within your relationship. Many couples who commit to the process find this experience helps kick-start their relationship again without the pain and conflict that has been holding them back from love, intimacy and closeness for some time.

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5 Ways to Show Someone You Love Them

5 Ways to Show Someone You Love Them

It sounds like a simple thing, but it’s amazing how many couples forget to show their love for one another. Saying “I love you” regularly is great, but this alone is not enough, you need to actually show how much you care with thoughtful gestures, intimate moments and meaningful actions.

Here are my top five tips to show your partner that you love them (most of which can also be applied to other relationships with loved ones):

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Tips to Enhancing Your Relationships Greatly by Simple Greetings and Goodbyes

Tips to Enhancing Your Relationships Greatly by Simple Greetings and Goodbyes

In my experience as a Couple Therapist, partners and parents who tune in to separations and re-unions with their partner or children report creating a family or couple environment where things runs more smoothly particularly with connection and how they treat each other.

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Creating Security In Relationship with Dr. Stan Tatkin

Creating Security In Relationship with Dr. Stan Tatkin

In this interview I speak Dr. Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) and in today's show he speaks in this interview so generously about love/relationships, couple therapy, secure and insecure attachment in relationships, intimacy, dating, parenting, attachment in children and how to manage ourselves in love and close relationships.

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What is Mindfulness in Relationships and Some Tips on How To Do It?

What is Mindfulness in Relationships and Some Tips on How To Do It?

In this interview I spoke to Jenny Seaton from  CurtinFM Radio 100.1about how to be mindful in your relationships and to bring some awareness to the messages we may send our partner when we don't practice the important elements of mindfulness at least some of the time.

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Eight things that could harm your marriage and how to fix them.

Eight things that could harm your marriage and how to fix them.

As a professional psychotherapist I’ve had the pleasure of working intimately with couples from all walks of life for over 15 years. I’ve seen great acts of kindness in couples and I’ve witnessed some terrible lows. Through the years I’ve seen many patterns and themes emerge that repeat across the many kinds of marriages that exist in today’s modern world. 

From my observation and experience I have created my own list of marriage killers and what needs to be done to stop these playing out in relationships. The good news is that doing the right thing to enhance your attachment is simple and consistency pays off. Avoiding these relationship killers can help transform your relationship!

 

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connection

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” 

― Brené Brown

 

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