Same sex relationships & Couples Counselling

Sydney’s 41st Mardi Gras is only a few days away, and the city is awash with rainbows and glitter. This is a special time of year when we get to participate in this joyous and spectacular celebration of LGBT+ pride. So it is in anticipation of this much loved event that we’re thinking more specifically […]

Do we need Couples Therapy?

Many of us believe that when we meet ‘the one’ we’ll fall in love and live happily ever after. Hollywood rom coms have a lot to answer for because the reality is far messier! The research tells us that happy couples work at their relationship on an ongoing basis.  This won’t feel so much like […]

Relationship Conflict: The Art of Repair

All couples argue, but why do some escalate into damaging territory and others keep it manageable and constructive? According to Dr John Gottman, a renowned relationships researcher, repair attempts are the “happy couple’s secret weapon.” Typically, we think of repair in terms of something being broken and needing repair, as in a car or dishwasher. […]

Relationship Conflict: The Antidotes to the Four Horsemen

myLife Psychologists provides relationship counselling for couples and individuals. Visit us in Sydney CBD or at Alexandria. In our previous blog we outlined relationship researcher Dr. John Gottman’s Four Horseman of the Apocalypse – the behavior and communication patterns that have been found to be particularly toxic to relationships. The good news is that there […]

Relationship Conflict: The Four Horsemen

MyLife Psychologists provides couples counselling from our offices in Sydney CBD and Alexandria, as well as help for individuals experiencing difficulties in their interpersonal relationships. Renowned relationships researcher Dr. John Gottman can predict the future success or failure of a relationship with 94% accuracy within the first three minutes of observing a couple having a conversation. The […]