Schema therapy helps you begin healing

Schema therapy helps you change long-term life patterns Schema therapy consists of identifying your early maladaptive schema, coping styles and modes, and systematically confronting and challenging them. Schema therapy can address a whole range of issues from eating disorders to depression. It is most commonly used for long-standing problems. The engrained nature of long-term issues can … Read more

Green vegetables impact relationships

Green vegetable Health Benefits to Couples Green vegetable benefits include reduced stress, more energy, better memory and keep your body younger! Nearly half the people who reach the age of 85 in the US today have Alzheimer’s.  What would 11 more years of healthy brain function be worth to them and their families — versus … 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

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

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

Uncanny coincidences can provide bonding

Uncanny coincidences make family history exploration fascinating Uncanny that Flavia has lived in the group home for deaf people for the few years since I’ve been putting together the pieces of Alida’s life, Sophie thought, as she cycled back to Anna’s place loaded up with fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts and dried fruit from the farmers’ … Read more

Without her own mother, Alida, life was practical

Without her own mother, as she was growing up, mum was like a slave to her father and his mistress, so she didn’t really think about emotional needs. Sophie wiped her nose as she reflected on her relationship with her recently deceased mum. She recalled how she’d paused for three months from her weekly phone … Read more

Marriage & Community Resilience strengthening

Marriage & Community Resilience can be strengthened by natural disasters Marriage & Community Resilience is often a byproduct of natural disasters. Bushfire Crises often bring out the good in the community. Overwhelming generosity fills the news at last. However anxiety and depression is also overwhelming. So far the amount of land burnt is more than … Read more

Divorce month due to unknown traps

Why has January become divorce month? Divorce Month is January, some even say 8th is danger day. Although a study from the University of Washington found that the most divorces actually happen in August and March, the courts still see a spike in divorce filings right after the new year. The problems are a build up … Read more