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Couples counselling creates a safe environment for couples to talk through issues within the relationship.

Couples counselling is not a test but a place where couples can become clear about what is happening between them.

Helen has helped hundreds of couples, throughout the Redlands to work through difficult times. Helen’s private office in Cleveland is a haven for couples undergoing counselling, helping couples to enjoy a happy partnership or end a difficult relationship.

The following blog posts provide information to help couples. If you would some more personalised strategies, contact Helen Harrison on 0439 889 969.

Tune up your relationship today

By |2017-11-14T09:47:37+10:00November 14th, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General|

How does your relationship stack up? Start a conversation today ( yes we all put it off to wait for the right time) with your partner to elevate your relationship. A relationship takes time and commitment and we all deserve to have a fulfilling relationship. If you’re not in one start asking yourself questions as to what can I do to change the situation. Create the space for you both to share how you are feeling. Here's some ideas to tune up your relationship. Start with one and work towards doing more in the future * Spend quality time together where you … Read More

How to move on after a breakup

By |2017-08-23T14:12:07+10:00August 23rd, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Self Esteem|

There is know one easy way to move on after a breakup.  For most people its extremely painful, heartbreaking and rocks you to your core.  Its a journey that starts with a conscious decision that you have let go. There are tools that can help you progress, but the process is unique for each one of you. You may need to try some different approaches to find what is right for you. It requires patience and might take months or even years. The process of acceptance of your new reality  takes hard work and commitment. You may feel uncomfortable at times during … Read More

The Road to Divorce Recovery

By |2017-06-09T17:34:08+10:00June 9th, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, Marriage Counselling|

People say that divorce is one of the most painful experiences that a person can go thru. It’s not only your marriage that you’re losing but also yourself. The death of a marriage is not just a moment in time, but a process that is filled with many different feelings. Grief is not linear! In other words, you cannot just pass through the stages of shock, denial, anger, and acceptance in a well-defined order. Divorce, like grief, is chaotic and circular, with the stages changing daily or moment-to-moment. It is normal for the initial stage and the first emotion to be one … Read More

7 Ways to remove negative energy

By |2017-04-05T13:18:36+10:00February 16th, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General|

Having a day like no other? Feeling uncentered, vulnerable, anxious or overwhelmed.  Having some daily skills to assist you can be so very supportive. Grounding is an important tool that enables you to feel centred and balanced no matter what life puts in front of you. Grounding keeps you in the present moment and stops you from being unbalanced and weighed down by negative energies. Have you ever noticed when you have been having a relatively happy day and then after spending some time with a negative person, you notice the joy you had has gone and instead you are feeling heavy, … Read More

Are you filled with resentment and hurt?

By |2017-04-05T13:26:43+10:00February 10th, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General, Marriage Counselling|

So, your relationship is over and your feeling pain like you have never experienced before?  Your mind is like a monkey mind, never turning off and what about the waves of emotion that come in and you feel like your drowning at sea? Am I on the right track as to what’s happening for you?.  Perhaps you’re over the shattering stage, denial and shock stage and you’re so angry and holding on tightly to the resentment because if you let it go they have won? Do you want to be free of all this turmoil, pain, anguish?  If you do read on … Read More

Is your relationship in great shape? Is yours 7 out of 7

By |2017-04-05T13:29:01+10:00January 16th, 2017|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, Marriage Counselling|

1.Ultimately it all comes down to each of you looking forward to being with your partner at the end of the day. This means you spend quality time together and you genuinely enjoy each other’s company. The extension of this is that you enjoy your intimate times together also. 2. Trust in your relationship is number one. To trust each other totally, are faithful and dependable. To know that a good relationship just doesn’t happen it takes commitment and open and honest communication with each other. 3. You also have mutual goals and dreams together as well as individual goals and aspirations. … Read More

How to deal with Procrastination

By |2017-04-05T13:37:13+10:00November 15th, 2016|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General|

I think we can all say we have procrastinated at different times. But are you regularly affected by procrastination to the point where it is directly affecting the quality of your life and stopping you from reaching your potential? Procrastination is putting off or avoiding important tasks on which you are meant to be focusing. The key to dealing with procrastination is to know when and why you are doing it and then to manage the situation better. Tools: To Deal with Procrastination Step 1: Recognise you’re procrastinating Are you: Waiting for the right mood to hit you? Filling your time with … Read More

15 Ways to build your relationship

By |2016-11-02T13:12:06+10:00October 13th, 2016|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, General|

How’s your relationship with your partner? On the surface it may be great?  Dig a little deeper and there is some built up resentment? All couples go thru periods of troubled times in there relationship where you find it difficult to connect.  The longer you’re with someone the more you have to work at it. These are simple things that you can do to build your relationship and they can make the world of difference. Concentrate on one at a time add others gradually. Attend a regular activity as a couple. Eg Dancing, bowling, tennis, Rotary. Have a night out or date night … Read More

9 Ways to help find your purpose

By |2016-10-13T20:53:39+10:00May 17th, 2016|Counselling in the Redlands, Couples, Life Coaching, Newsletter|

Tools: To Find your Purpose Ask the universe for guidance and direction Ask a higher self, God, Universal Truth, or something similar for guidance. Allow yourself to listen and be guided to find your purpose. Being open is important so that you can pick up on what the universe is telling you. Trust your intuition. It will help you see clearly where you are going and where you want to go (sometimes the two are different). Explore your interests, strengths and talents Pursue a hobby, join a volunteer group, or explore interests that you had as a child. Your entire life you … Read More