Conflict is a normal part of every relationship, even in the healthiest of relationships. We all go through difficulties, as we all have different needs and ways of communicating.
Sometimes we experience relationship struggles in particular relationships (e.g. with our
partner or mother) or for time periods (e.g. at the start of a relationship or in your first few years of marriage).
Conflict is a normal part of every relationship, even in the healthiest of relationships. We all go through difficulties, as we all have different needs and ways of communicating. Sometimes we experience relationship struggles in particular relationships (e.g. with our partner or mother) or for time periods (e.g. at the start of a relationship or in your first few years of marriage).
Arguments and dissatisfaction in relationships can affect your mood, daily choices, and your comfort with the other person, possibly leading you to question the longevity of the relationship.
If left unchecked or unresolved, reoccurring or significant issues can evolve into deeper and much more troublesome problems.
Couples counselling or relationship therapy is a highly successful way of delving deeper into relationship’s issues, and working through them in a productive, safe and nurturing environment.
You can work through relationship issues individually with a psychologist or jointly with a couples therapist.
A couples therapist provides a space for each party to speak openly about their difficulties, without feeling blamed or judged for the couples’ issues.
A couples therapist views the couple as an ‘eco-system’, rather than as ‘individuals’ who are causing the issue.
Relationship counselling is often viewed as a ‘last resort’ or a ‘final compromise’ to keep one party happy – however, many couples, without major relationship issues find that couples counselling has huge benefits to them.
Couples therapy can successfully transform a relationship to not only function, but also flourish.
At Peaceful Mind Psychology, our couples counselling and relationship therapy strives to achieve relationship well-being.
Relationship counselling or couples therapy can lead to both parties feelings freer in their relationship, more trust and closeness, and excitement for the future.
Even the most doubtful or sceptical parties of a relationship often leave relationship counselling with a much better understanding of their partner, their relationship and themselves.
After six to eight sessions with a trained psychologist (and sometimes even sooner), both parties of the relationship should be able to identify potential triggers and work through conflict in a far more productive manner.
At Peaceful Mind Psychology, our psychologists work with couples to achieve a happier and healthier relationship, including:
If you’re looking for skilled couples counselling in Melbourne or individual relationship therapy, to address your relationship’s difficulties in a warm and professional environment, then our psychologists at Peaceful Mind Psychology can help.
Take the first step towards a happier, healthier, and closer relationship by reaching out and accessing professional relationship counselling and couple’s therapy.
Our warm, empathetic, and highly skilled team of professionals are ready to help. Your decision to engage in relationship counselling has the capacity to change your relationship future.
At Peaceful Mind Psychology, our support team will personally match you with a psychologist who best meets your relationships’ unique needs.
In addition to couples therapy, we are also experienced and trained in treating relationship difficulties with the individual.
If you’re feeling that professional intervention would help your relationship, please contact us today.
If you’re looking for additional resources or reading on ways to improve your relationship, the Relationship Institute of Australia has free couples resources available.