During an interview with Today co-host Carson Daly on Friday, Pink revealed that she and husband Carey Hart have been in couples counselling for nearly 17 years and that she believes it is what has helped their relationship thrive. This was exciting news for myself as a couple therapist and a person who has been in couple therapy myself with my gorgeous husband, Skip.Read More
While writing your profile can be time consuming for some, it’s incredibly important to get it right. After all, this is what any potential date or future partner will be reading to determine whether they feel you’re a good match for them, so it deserves a bit of effort.
Here are some simple tips for those struggling with writing their online dating profiles.Read More
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.Read More
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):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
Tinder, Happn, eHarmony, rsvp, Match… Today, there is an endless array of apps and sites where you can meet someone.
Are you tired of these, and instead want to meet someone ‘irl’ without the help of technology?
Here are my top tips for finding love offline.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 this interview I talk about what makes relationships tick, how being in a relationship with mutuality - what's good for me is good for you matters and how our histories can shape what happens in a relationship.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