Pre-marital counselling is highly recommended. Because generally, couples in the UK only tend to seek professional help, when their relationship is at breaking point. However, it has usually taken a number of months/years for a couple to get to this crucial point. Usually, the problems have building up over a long period of time.
Pre-marital counselliing or pre-living together therapy is a great way to prepare you both for getting married. Or if you are planning on moving in together. Talking things through, with the help of a professional relationship counsellior can prepare you both.
Most importantly, a couple counsellor is not emotionally involved. This means they are able to focus your attention on how issues might begin. It also helps in raising awareness of the most common pitfalls that can lead to a relationship breaking down before that happens.
You will spend some time looking at how your relationship is currently, along with who are as people. We all change over time as do the feelings you have about your partner that develop and mature over time. Having an understanding of the stages relationships go through can really help you change and adapt together. You will learn the importance of being open and honest and how to say things in the ‘right’ way.
Furthermore, we will provide the right tools to help you deal with conflict as soon as it arises. Because most importantly, this will help stop hurt and resentment building up.
Whether it’s for the first time for you or if you are making a new start. Pre-marital counselling looks at hopes, fears, expectations around marriage or living together.
If you would like to book an appointment for pre-marital counselling please contact us at Relationship Counselling Kent Today. Request an appointment
Kathy Hoggart Kathy Hoggart is amazing! With Kathy’s help my husband and I are back ‘on track’. Kathy reassured us that both of our feelings count and because of this Kathy gained our trust instantly. Kathy quickly helped us to identify what could be causing our issues and how we can use simple techniques and solutions to resolve/manage/accept them. Kathy had a very thoughtful approach throughout our sessions so that they were well planned and logical but also free flowing and flexible and without her being overbearing or dictating the pace. We had quick exercises that we willingly did in between our sessions that also really helped with our conversation during them. The support Kathy gave us to resolve our issues was superb. The tips and encouragement Kathy gave us helped us to work well together during the sessions. We were also able to work independently so that we made good progress from one session to the next. We are still using those tips now and we still remind each other when we need to of the wonderful guidance Kathy gave so that we can continue to benefit from it whenever we need to.
Kaye Barney I have recently been helped by Kaye Barney and through my sessions I can honestly say I have felt improvement. She helped create a open and friendly platform in which we could discuss the relevant topics that helped ease my overall stress and anxiety. I would recommend Kaye very highly and I would not hesitate to book further sessions if I felt the need. I would also recommend the online sessions and found them far less stressful that adding extra travel to my day.
For Julie and I, counselling was an opportunity for change. We knew we were stuck and needed the time, the tools, the space, the bravery and impetus to begin the process of change.
Tim gave us what we needed and at a pace we could manage. Tim joined with us in our exploration so the Julie-and- I duo became a trio with Tim; working together to resolve our issues.
After each session we felt empowered to take away what we had discussed so that we may consider this in greater depth in our own time.
He was never the passive wall or mirror (which would have irritated and blocked our learning) but an active participant in our striving to move forward .
Clive and Julie
We are an experienced team of professional relationship counsellors located throughout Kent. Relationship Counselling Kent will help you gain understanding of your partner’s perspective. This will enable you both to move forward in the direction you choose.
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