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Love is more
than just the
way you feel.

Love is respect

Love is vulnerable

Love is ability to co-exist

Common relationship problems

While each couple is definitely unique and experience their own set of relational problems, there are some common themes of problems that couples experience and can bring to therapy.

Click on one to read more.

Couples therapy

Do we really need couples therapy? 

This is the question most couples ask themselves and often the reason people wait too long to seek help for their relationships. Any relationship can benefit from being in a couples therapy space.

WHEN
to see a therapist

  • Feeling disconnected.

  • Communication problems.

  • Problems with conflict.

  • Trust has been broken.

  • Problems related to intimacy.

  • Feeling defensive.

WHO
can go for
couples therapy

  • A relationship at any stage - dating, engaged or married

  • Monogamous couples, throuples or polyamorous relationships.

  • Couples from any sexual orientation.

  • Couples seeking growth.

  • Couples from different cultural backgrounds.

WHERE
does therapy
take place

  • Online - via video call. Both partners can be at the same or different locations.

  • In-person - we are open for in person sessions and make sure to take all necessary precautions to keep you and our therapists safe.

WHAT 
to expect

  • Couples therapy is not a quick fix. 

  • There will be an initial assessment phase where your therapist get to know you ( usually 2-3 sessions).

  • Practical coping mechanisms.

  • Focus on deeper rooted issues & dynamics.

  • Aquire skills essential for healthy relationships. 

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Take our
relationship quiz.
While all relationships has ups and downs, we have developed this screening tool to identify what level of distress your relationship might be in. 
Toxic Relationships

Definition:

 

Any relationship [between people who] don’t support each other, where there’s conflict and one seeks to undermine the other, where there’s competition, where there’s disrespect and a lack of cohesiveness. Are mentally, emotionally and possibly even physically damaging to one or both participants.

While every relationship goes through ups and downs, toxic relationships are consistently unpleasant and emotionally taxing for the people in it.  

Some signs to look out for

Putting each other / one partner down frequently, especially in front of others.

One/both partners being isolated from friends & family.

Extreme jealousy or possessiveness.

Controlling behaviors.

Any form of physical abuse/harm.

Extreme emotional outbursts of anger.

Extreme mistrust - checking phone, emails or social media without permission.

Excessive and inappropriate blaming.

What do I do if I am in a toxic relationship?

Ask yourself these simple 3 questions.

 

Am I the toxic partner? Or do both have toxic traits?

Are both of us willing to invest and commit to change = get help.

Are one / both of our lives in danger?

If yes = make plans to leave.

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Psychologists available for
couples therapy.