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Ego State Therapy benefits!

While not exactly a new theory of therapy – Ego State Therapy has been around for 50 years now. It was based on the ideas of Paul Federn, Edward Weiss and Sigmund Freud.

Professor John G. Watkins and his wife Helen H. Watkins combined research and theory to develop this powerful therapeutic approach.

I have just completed the clinical training in Ego State Therapy with Professor Gordon Emmerson, who has taken Ego State therapy into the next dimension. Continue reading Ego State Therapy benefits!

4 Factors that will Kill a Relationship Dead

Psychologist and Professor Dr John Gottman has been analysing couple interactions for over 40 years in their Seattle “Love Lab“, marriage clinic.

In 1994, Dr John Gottman made this startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis they could predict with over 90% accuracy whether a marriage would succeed or fail.

In amongst those studies he identifed four factors that kept appearing time and again in a poisonous pattern of interaction. He called these the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Continue reading 4 Factors that will Kill a Relationship Dead

Discovered an affair? The Number 1 Mistake you don’t want to make

Finding out your partner has been unfaithful is a shock.
Whether you had suspicions about your mate or were completely unaware.

Don’t make the number 1 mistake by letting strong emotions rule your decisions about your marriage. Please read on to find out more. Continue reading Discovered an affair? The Number 1 Mistake you don’t want to make

Can a post traumatic stress treatment help with affairs?

Absolutely! Over the years I have seen the pain and hurt from the fallout of infidelity. Which is why I use the latest evidence based practice Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Continue reading Can a post traumatic stress treatment help with affairs?

Focus on You and See Your World Change!

As a relationship therapist I see couples time and again constantly pointing their fingers at their significant other. They spend all their precious time and energy trying to change what the other person is doing. Both men and women believe that if the other person would just be kinder, talk more, be less angry, take responsibility, do more, stop complaining or controlling or [fill in the blank] then all would be fine. So they then attempt to get their partner to make those changes. Read on to learn more… Continue reading Focus on You and See Your World Change!