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Couples therapy – the DIY model

July 11th, 2023

“Behind every great relationship are difficult and uncomfortable conversations we rarely get to see. Great relationships don’t just fall into our laps. They require people to move through their fears and insecurities and do the hard work to move wounds into healing.”Vienna Pharaon 5 ways to have a healthy relationship Is your relationship struggling? Maybe you feel like…

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Why couples therapy works with a professional…

June 28th, 2023

Why couples therapy works with a professional… “I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it.”Mae West Maintaining a healthy relationship takes effort and commitment from both partners and no couple is immune to challenges or conflicts along the way.  Here at The Therapy Room, couples request our help for…

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Healing from Trauma

April 24th, 2023

Healing from Trauma If you have gone through a traumatic experience or are suffering from PTSD, it can often feel like a life sentence and something you will never be able to escape from. “Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life.” – Shah Rukh Khan However,…

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Living with Trauma and PTSD

April 10th, 2023

Living with Trauma and PTSD Living with trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be extremely difficult as the symptoms can only be ignored for so long before they begin to have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. When this happens, everything starts to suffer – from a person’s mental and physical…

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What is Trauma?

March 27th, 2023

What is Trauma? Trauma is a term which describes the impact a negative event or experience has on a person’s wellbeing and their ability to cope and function as a result. It can be caused by a wide range of experiences including abuse, natural disasters, car crashes, serious illness, violent events, career in the military, or…

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After infidelity – where do we go from here?

January 21st, 2023

How to get over infidelity and affair recovery You’ve addressed the issue, now what? Acknowledging and identifying that there has been infidelity during a relationship is the important first step. Once this has been recognised and the beast has been named, it means there is hope in starting to stick some of the pieces back…

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Why did they do it? – reasons for infidelity

December 28th, 2022

Emotional affair signs and reasons There are many reasons as to why someone may be unfaithful in a relationship or exhibit cheating in marriage, and while their actions can be hurtful, it is important to understand why someone might feel the need to engage in this behaviour as well as looking for emotional affair signs….

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Defining infidelity

December 21st, 2022

Emotional infidelity can cause issues in any relationship Infidelity is one of the leading causes of the breakdown of relationships and a dismantling of trust amongst those involved. When someone is unfaithful to their partner(s), for whatever reason, the line of open communication and honesty has been severed and so regaining and rebuilding the trust…

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Relationship lacking intimacy – how to rebuild a relationship

October 5th, 2022

How to rebuild a relationship lacking intimacy Life happens. We get comfortable, get caught up in the day to day hustle and bustle of existence, and intimacy can be one of the first things to get lost as a result. But lost things always have the potential to be found. Being intimate with someone comes…

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Physical needs – the importance of sex in a relationship

September 30th, 2022

Importance of Sex Sex is an extremely personal and unique thing for each person.  Some want it, some don’t.  Some like this, other’s don’t like that. It is completely down to personal preference and it is important to advocate what you do and don’t want when it comes to physical needs and intimacy in relationships – communication…

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