Couples and Marriage Counselling
What you can expect working with me as a couple:
Drawing on Relational Life Therapy principles, I help couples who get caught in dysfunctional patterns of relating. For example, sometimes couples get trapped in patterns of relating from a one up or one down position with their partner. These ways of relating to our partner, however, dysfunctional feel impossible to change. However, with guidance and a willingness to grow, patterns can be changed especially when we are willing to examine our role modelling for relating.
I help couples move closer to each other while helping both of you manage anxiety so that you can be more comfortable to deal with resentments that may be driving negative patterns. I also have a specialty background for couples dealing with complex post-traumatic stress syndrome and PTSD in Veterans and First Responders.
I further help couples examine intergenerational traumatic patterns passed on from family of origin and previous generations