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Every relationship experiences difficulties in communication from time to time.  This can be especially true when discussing sensitive or hot button items, which can often make emotions rise, defences come up, and disconnection ensue. “Fighting For Your Marriage” by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Susan Blumberg is...

Celebrating Pride month this year has not been easy, with many events being cancelled and challenges meeting friends, family, and colleagues in person.  But as June comes to a close, let’s remember to celebrate LGBTQIA+ individuals all year round. One of the ways you can show...

The Black Lives Matter movement has brought international attention to the issue of systemic racism in societies around the world.  For many countries and cultures, racism has contributed to serious health, mental health, and social inequalities facing people of colour, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Coronavirus got your sleep schedule all messed up?  You’re not alone.  Living through a pandemic is anxious making, whether it’s overt anxiety or just a background hum of stress.  Work schedules, finances, parenting, health concerns, commuting, grocery shopping, socializing, planning for future events… Every aspect...

As Australia begins to cautiously return to normal after its two-month Coronavirus lockdown period, some can’t wait to get back into the swing of “real life.”  But for many others, returning to normalcy can feel a little daunting.  After weeks on end of learning how...

Trauma is an individual experience.  What defines a traumatic event can vary widely from person to person, and reactions to trauma vary between individuals as well.  There are many different types of trauma, including: Complex trauma, which happens over and over, frequently within the context...

Seeing a therapist for online couples counselling doesn't have to be a daunting process. Your relationship is precious and perhaps it’s already in a fragile state. It’s understandable that, because your relationship means so much to you, you feel nervous at the thought of seeking...

Parenting is not for the faint of heart, even when the world isn’t facing one of the most significant modern-day health crises.  If you’re struggling to manage all the normal parenthood duties now with the added constant family interaction and home-schooling duties, you’re not alone....

The COVID-19 crisis has changed almost every aspect of life for everyone, but if you are experiencing family violence it may be more difficult for you to stay safe inside your home. Here are some early warning signs of abuse: Your partner… Limits your contact with others...

A few days ago, I listened to an interview with Dr Sue Johnson, developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples, as she shared her thoughts on Coronavirus and relationships. Among the many important thoughts she shared, one seemed most prominent. “What we have learned is that...