5 steps to increased intimacy in your relationship

  Many couples feel most intimate when they are making love however, intimacy and sex are not the same thing. Interestingly, many people seek out sex when what they truly desire is intimacy. Sex is only one aspect of intimacy and it involves trust and being...

7 signs that you may need couples therapy

  Seeking out couples therapy is not an indicator that you’re in a 'bad' relationship or marriage and it certainly doesn't have to be a pre-cursor to a break-up. Every relationship has it's up and downs – and as psychologists, we understand just how challenging...

Dealing with workplace conflict

  Have you ever had a conflict at work? Maybe a coworker who seems to always cross the line, or perhaps a manager who refuses to help you with a stressful workload? While it may be possible to walk away from negative people in other areas of life, often when...

When emotional needs are starving

  It is usually obvious when we aren’t getting our physical needs met. Our mouths feel dry from thirst, our stomachs rumble, or maybe our eyelids droop down begging for sleep. But what about emotional needs? These are often harder to identify, evaluate and...

Schema Therapy – What is it and How Can it Help?

What is Schema Therapy and What are Schemas? While short-term cognitive therapy techniques are effective for most clients, some require additional therapy to help deal with more long-term negative thought patterns. Schema Therapy, which is another form of cognitive...

Imagery Rescripting (ImRS)

ImRS is one of my favourite treatments. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve seen first hand how profound it can be: people contacting a deeper part of themselves, reaching emotions that have never been touched before. Or the fact that I’ve witnessed the healing power of...