Separated Parenting

Divorce and Separation Counselling Unless one parent is a danger to a child, or incapable of being responsible for them, then both have parental responsibility for any children. Trying to stop a parent from having regular contact can have an adverse effect on the child as children need to have a relationship with both parents. If there was intense conflict during the separation process, one party can feel the other was to blame. Examples...

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Depression & Anxiety Counselling

Depression Counselling Anxiety is a state of mind which negatively affects a person’s emotional and physical well-being. It is a normal reaction to stress, usually prompted by a worrying or frightening event or situation in a person’s life. It may also be caused by on-going circumstances which generate instability or insecurity. This could be at home, work or school. When a succession of worrying events occurs, a person may find themselves in...

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Breavement & Loss Counselling

This often happens after a long-term relationship, where a couple have shared many years of life experiences and intimacy. The bereaved partner may have to adjust to living alone for the first time in their lives, having to do everything their partner did, learning new skills and managing alone. This can add to the desolation of their loss. Grieving is not always straight forward and can be complicated by conflicting...

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Divorce & Separation Counselling

Counselling can help couples who have decided to separate by offering them an opportunity to speak about how they are feeling and what is concerning them as they progress through the separation process. Often, people feel able to express their feelings and wishes in the safety and calm of the counselling room in a way they are unable to do together because of heightened emotion and stress. In this situations...

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Individual Personal Counselling

If you have circumstances in your life that are causing you unease or unhappiness and you want an impartial perspective on it, then counselling may be the answer. You may have discussed your situation with people in your support network – family and friends, but don’t feel you have resolved it or you don’t want to feel you are burdening them with your problems. You may also feel you can...

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Couple & Relationship Counselling

It can often take some time to decide to take the plunge and organising counselling. It may have been discussed in moments of stress but put on the back burner when tension eases or a difficulty is resolved. Also one partner may want to have counselling and the other doesn’t and only reluctantly agrees. It may also be that the relationship finally breaks down and one partner talks about leaving,...

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