Sophie Lippell

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COUPLES COUNSELLING

All relationships have their ups and downs.  There are good times and hard times.  Couples who work through the difficult challenges tend to develop stronger bonds that make their relationships more satisfying.  Couples can learn to communicate better, resolve conflicts, deepen their level of intimacy and enjoy a lasting partnership.

  • Do the same problems keep coming up over and over?
  • Are you constantly fighting but nothing seems to get resolved?
  • Have you and your partner given up on communicating with each other because it only ends up in misunderstandings?
  • Are you trying to wade your way through mistrust caused by infidelity?
  • Are you worried that you are heading towards a separation or divorce?
  • Do you want to break free of painful patterns of relating so that you can have a fulfilling relationship in the future?

Even with the best of intentions to resolve their problems, couples don’t always have the necessary skills to work things through in a satisfactory way.  Often problems keep occurring and you can end up feeling overwhelmed or stuck.

I create a secure, confidential and compassionate atmosphere for you both.In order to understand the dynamics occurring between you, I will respect and listen to each of your perspectives.  This makes it easier for you to feel emotionally safe to raise difficult subjects.  I listen for what is getting in the way of your authentic communication and give you space to be heard. 

The major aim is to increase your knowledge about yourself, your partner and the patterns of interaction between you.  I assist you to develop a better understanding of yourselves, of what you each bring to the relationship and how this impacts on your ability to communicate effectively with each other.

I give you feedback on what I observe with a focus on your strengths and potential. Using appropriate therapy techniques, I coach you on how to communicate with greater openness, clarity and empathy.  I also coach you on how to really listen to what each other are saying.  When you both feel heard and understood, it enables you to negotiate win-win solutions more of the time.

I help you learn how to manage the anxiety that comes from risking greater intimacy or potential emotional separation. 

With my support you can feel safe to be more honest and vulnerable with each other - and you can deepen your connection in new and more intimate ways.

Marriages can be brought back from the brink of separation and divorce – the sooner couples seek help the more likely they will solve their problems.

I’d like to help you.




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