Relationships

Every Couple Deserves Care – Calgary Couples Counselors

Every Couple Deserves Care – Calgary Couples Counselors 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

It’s not about how long you’ve been together. It’s not about whether you’re happily married or you are already in the process of getting a divorce. It’s not about how many children you have (if any), or how bad your fights get. What matters is that you give yourselves the best possible chance to heal. Many people think couples counselling in Calgary is only for those that are on the brink of failure. But that’s…

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Impact of Effective Communication in Relationships

Impact of Effective Communication in Relationships 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

A relationship does not exist on its own. Relationships occur between two people who have different history, background, emotions, past experiences and expectations. To have a lasting relationship, there is need for effective communication. Communication also helps you understand each other better and how best to satisfy each other’s needs. How do you improve the communication in your relationship? You can improve the communication in your relationship by practicing the following tips: Listen: In most…

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The Issues with Avoiding Relationship Conflicts

The Issues with Avoiding Relationship Conflicts 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

Some people want to avoid conflict no matter what. Perhaps they do not want to upset their partner or they avoid conflict because they are fearful. Regardless of the reason, avoiding confrontations can become more problematic than dealing with issues head on. That is because when conflict is not addressed, many of a couple’s problems end up unresolved. When issues get swept under the rug, they do not go away. This often means that unresolved…

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Calgary Couples Therapy – Not Just For Big Issues

Calgary Couples Therapy – Not Just For Big Issues 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

There are a lot of misconceptions about couples who go to counselling together. Many people see it as a last ditch effort for a failing marriage, but nothing could be further from the truth. Relationship counselling is not only for those who are struggling with serious problems. Instead, most couples can find serious benefits to couples therapy at various points in their relationship. Relationship counselling is a great way to keep your relationship strong no…

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How Pre-Marital Counselling Helps Calgary Couples

How Pre-Marital Counselling Helps Calgary Couples 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

Most Calgary couples who are planning to get married spend a lot of time planning the wedding. However, many do not put the same amount of energy into preparing for their marriage. Preparing for married life requires a lot of attention to detail and can be greatly aided by the help of a therapist. Pre-marital counselling can also teach you and your partner the skills you need to prevent problems down the road. Pre-marital counselling…

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4 Common Reasons Couples Visit Relationship Counsellors

4 Common Reasons Couples Visit Relationship Counsellors 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

There are many reasons that couples may decide to seek the help of a Calgary therapist. However, there are some common themes that counsellors deal with when partners are looking for help with their relationship. As a Calgary therapist, I have worked with many couples who are dealing many relationship concerns, including the following. Infidelity Dealing with infidelity is a common reason that couples seek a therapist. Recovering from an affair or deciding whether to…

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Additional Communication Problems with Struggling Couples

Additional Communication Problems with Struggling Couples 150 150 Innovative Counselling Solutions, Inc.

The other day I came across an article by a Long Island psychologist Dr. Marc Shulman entitled “5 Communication Habits of Struggling Couples.” in the article, he discusses many common communication problems that affect others’ ability to rebuild their relationship, including: Defensive Listening Louder Talking Insult Generator Silence Indifference There is no denying that communication is often a problem in relationships, but I wanted to expand to talk about a 6th one: Namely, poor memory.…

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