Love. That little four-letter word which apparently makes the world go ‘round. When you think about love, what does it mean to you? Does it conjure up a warm fuzzy feeling or is it something which makes your top lip curl in cynicism? I often think about the potential links between psychotherapy and love, and wonder whether the crux of any therapeutic success is really down to the love that’s shared between the client and the counsellor.

Love on the Rocks?

A recent study shows that around 42% of marriages end in divorce citing issues such as money problems, infidelity, interference from ex-partners and parents, differences in sexual libido, children from previous relationships, differences in communication and conflict resolution, and keeping trust and privacy within the relationship.

Support for Young Adults (16+)

For a lot of young people I see, it is usually their family who have suggested they look for some help. It can then feel all the more stressful when they come to meet me- not really knowing where to start and feeling pressure to sort things out.

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