The Need for Gender Counselling Services

Counselling and therapy are well-established processes for helping individuals deal with and heal many long-term emotional and psychological issues. Whilst there can still be some reluctance about the role of counselling for some people, most health professionals recognise it as a valuable tool for helping a wide range of individuals. Counselling services Counsellors should be professionally trained and quite often are psychologists as well, although this is not always a prerequisite. [Read More]

5 Tips for Getting Your Relationship on Track After an Affair

If you and your partner have decided to stay together after one of you has had an affair, marriage counselling can help with some of that process. The following tips can also help. 1. Seek a Skilled Marriage Therapist To get the most of your marriage counselling, look for a therapist, psychologist or other professional who has experience with relationship infidelity in particular. Also, look for a good match — remember, you can 'fire' your therapist, and in some cases, you may need to test drive a few of them. [Read More]

How To Find A Counsellor Who Understands Your Sexual & Gender Identity

Finding the right counselor for depression is tough no matter who you are--but if you're transgendered or non-binary, your relationship style is non-monogamous or otherwise unconventional, you're gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual or on the asexuality spectrum or you fall outside of the accepted 'norm' in other related ways, it can feel like an even more difficult task. Counsellors who aren't experienced in this area can misinterpret your identity as a symptom, or leave you needing to spend large amounts of your limited time together making explanations. [Read More]

Why couples should seek out the help of a counsellor for their relationship issues

Virtually all couples go through 'rough patches', during which they struggle to maintain a healthy, happy relationship. Whilst it's perfectly normally for romantic partners to have the occasional argument, constant bickering may be cause for concern.  In such cases, the couple may benefit from the services of a counsellor who specialises in relationship problems. Here are two specific ways in which a counsellor can help a couple to get their partnership back on the right track. [Read More]