Brother! Who needs one when he’s such a bully – even though he’s the youngest of four children, Sophie thought as she returned to sit next to Bea on the couch, after both had visited their respective toilets. Sophie had marked her great-aunt’s letter with a highlighter to indicate where Bea was up to in … Read more

Building provides many lessons

Building Mistakes provide Valuable Experience Building a relationship involves self-examination, recognising our mistakes and exploring the best way to rectify them. Do you feel confident in all three steps? Do you know how to give others constructive feedback? Imago Advanced Communication Skills counselling will help you and your loved one identify solutions to the imperfections … Read more

Adapt is our lesson from Covid

Adapt old stock to create new homes Adapt or poverty will take over in our challenging times. Families, couples and individuals need to look at different housing  alternatives to the conventional large house and mortgage. Adaptive reuse involves the conversion of new spaces within old ones. An existing building is recycled by integrating a new … Read more

Family time is important to so many people

Family time became an even more precious aspect of people’s lives this last Christmas Family time was destroyed for many as Covid restrictions wreaked havoc on planned gatherings and travel across the country, let alone around the world. Christmas and New Year can be a real pressure point for family in any year due to the … Read more

Review of 2020 is important for the New Year

Review of 2020 is what we do at this time of year Review of 2020 is important to our plans for the New Year. Even in WA where we’ve had minimal impact, Covid has prompted us to review our lifestyle in many ways. How did you spend the time we had in lock-down? Many people … Read more

Building your own home strengthens relationships

Building your own home requires Advanced Communication Skills Building your own home is a most satisfying challenge. Knowing the concepts is one thing, however applying them practically takes courage, a stretch of talent or skill, patience, endurance, some fitness and commitment. It can make or break relationships. Building your own home from straw is a … Read more

Couple counselling gives perspective to differences

Couple counselling gives perspective to each person’s opinions Couple counselling gives perspective to how differing view points of each person adds depth, breadth, colour and countless other qualities to the relationship. Have you identified how many values, likes, dislikes, dreams, daily habits you and your partner differ in? Conflict can arise about almost anything, and … Read more

Growing food is step 1 to survival

Growing Up connected with Farmers Growing a community where farmers provide local produce enables couples to feed their household with the freshest food, and remain connected with the farm. Ideally you have your own homegrown vegetables and herbs too 🙂 Having trouble communicating your needs or wishes to your partner? Imago Relationship Therapy coaches you … Read more

Mental Health check-in time is now; learn how

Mental Health check-in needs to be regular Mental Health check-in is an important aim of Mental Health Week. Hopefully it’s helped you and your loved ones discuss how each are coping with life generally, and particularly emotional and psychological challenges. This year has of course delivered some serious stressors for individuals, couples, families and the … Read more

Distracting herself from anxiety

Distracting herself from her apprehension about the visit to Alida’s grave, Sophie absorbed the scenery outside the window during the train trip to Maastricht. This was where she felt most at home outside of her Australian birth region. Now Bea no longer lived seven kilometres from the city centre, Sophie headed to her favourite souvenir … Read more