Why are we so drawn to the fairy tale, to want to believe in the ‘happily ever after?’Read More
We head to the Doctor for an annual health check, yet when it comes to our relationships we wait until it’s too late before we seek help, with studies telling us that it takes six years of unhappiness before couples realise they have a problem.
Like any illness, early detection of issues in a relationship are the key to restoring the love and connection between a couple.
So how do you know when it’s time for you to give your relationship a health check?Read More
One day, the whirlwind comes to an end as your last child elects to leave the nest and you are suddenly you are back to where it began with your partner, feeling like two strangers in your now empty home. Read my blog here with some suggestions to consider on how to re-ignite your relationship again.Read More
When you have been with your partner for a long time, it’s easy to take them for granted and even forget what attracted you to them in the first place. Here are some simple tips to keep the love alive in your relationship:Read More
Researchers say that the happiest relationships are the ones where couples experience five positive interactions to one negative. By being aware of the mathematics, you can work this in your favour by saturating your relationship with positives.Read More
As you can imagine, I’ve learned many skills and worked with a range of modalities. Not only is it my professional responsibility to stay on top of what’s new in clinical practice and what the clinical evidence tells us about what works and what doesn’t, but for me it’s also important to keep learning, to stay fresh and connected as a way of keeping the work alive.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Listen here to this podcast where I talk about children and screen time, children's brains in relationships, valentine's day 2016 and how to use it to get the spark back in your relationship and love.Read More
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.Read More
High expectations, lack of time to get everything done, pressure to see relatives that aren't at the top of your list to spend time with and being out of the normal routine can heighten stress at this time of year.Read More
The big question, how do we create relationship intimacy in relationships? With demands of a busy life, children, family and work keeping that connection takes some mindfulness and commitment. The good news is that sometimes something you do between you for a few short minutes or even seconds can make an impact that brings some wonderful results!Read More
To keep a relationship on track with key elements like security, safety, support and love you need to have some kind of map of your partner’s inner world. If you feel you might have lost track of things, getting back on track is a process that’s not really a mystery. Here are seven ways to help get your relationship back on track if navigating your relationship love map has led you AWOL.Read More
Stress can have a detrimental impact on a couple's sexual relationship in that it can affect sexual desire, expectation and performance. In this video, psychotherapist Stan Tatkin, PsyD, explains how stress can lead to sexual dysfunction issues.Read More