Relationships

February 5, 2020
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The Importance of Self-Regulation

CBC Radio’s program Ideas aired a fascinating documentary on June 16, 2014 about the importance of helping children develop their capacity to self-regulate. The broad category of ‘self-regulation’ refers to a group of abilities that includes being aware of and able to change emotional states, moving the focus of attention from any one thing […]
December 4, 2019

Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples

Emotion Focused Therapy for couples is a short-term therapy, usually lasting between 8 and 20 sessions. Research demonstrates that it is effective, with most outcome studies showing more than a 70% rate of recovery from marital distress in 10 – 12 sessions. The reason EFT works so well is that it directly addresses the […]
September 21, 2019

What To Expect at Marriage Counselling

What To Expect at Marriage Counselling? There is often nothing scarier in a relationship than when your partner tells you they want you to come for marriage counselling. The very first reaction is usually some amount of fear, followed closely by the urge to defend and say ‘No’ because the […]
May 25, 2018

Common Relationship Communication Problems

Relationship Communication Issues All of us are involved in a series of relationships: intimate partners, parent/child, friendships, extended family, coworkers, etc. The truth is that relationships have wonderful times and difficult, challenging times. All relationships experience conflict. Managing conflict can make or break the relationship. In every relationship, you have […]