Blog - Couples Counselling

Reconnecting as a couple: the power of holidays

April 25th, 2024

Reconnecting as a couple: the power of holidays If you’re anything like us, life these days feels like it’s non-stop. Everything needs to be done yesterday and there never seems to be enough hours in the day. It’s easy for couples to lose sight of each other amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life…

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Breakup Counselling – How do you know when you need it?

February 20th, 2024

Breakup Counselling – How do you know when you need it? Relationship breakups come in many shapes and forms – from a divorce that has been on the cards for years, to a sudden separation that you never saw coming, to being ghosted by the person you thought was “the one” on Tinder. Regardless of…

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Lessons from Love Island: the importance of respect in a relationship

September 20th, 2023

Conflict resolution in relationships – lessons from Love Island Whether you’re a long-time fan, or can’t stand to watch a second of it, there’s no denying that ITV2’s Love Island has become a household name. Every summer, millions of people tune into the show at 9pm, six days a week, and settle down for an…

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Lessons from Love Island: navigating temptation in a relationship

September 11th, 2023

Does couples therapy help? What Love Island really needed ITV2’s Love Island isn’t back on our screens until next year and this summer’s series was just as turbulent and packed with drama as the previous nine. One of the main themes that the show deals with is temptation – whether it’s the islanders always keeping…

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Lessons from Love Island: online dating and the paradox of choice

August 15th, 2023

Series 10 of Love Island has just finished, and after nearly two months on our screens – Jess Harding and Sammy Root were crowned the winning couple. In total, 32 islanders walked through the doors of the Mallorca villa this summer looking for love (and let’s be real here – a blue tick on Instagram),…

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Couples therapy – through the lens

July 24th, 2023

“There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.”F. Scott Fitzgerald  Couples therapy – through the lens Couples therapy is a form of therapy that works to facilitate positive change in a romantic relationship in a safe environment with the help of a trained therapist.  Couples come to therapy…

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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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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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