Couple Communication 1

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This is the 1st part of the information I will post regarding communication counselling. Communication seems to be the main reason couples attend counselling. The main issue I hear is ‘we can’t communicate’. Couples often want to rekindle their love, that spark they initially felt after meeting, when life was wonderful, joyous and exciting. As time proceeds and life takes over, demands creep in, and we think we know this person so very well, issues […]

Future of Family – technology

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Future of Family – Technology. The past ten years have seen an extraordinary change in the way children are developing in this new world. What changes can we expect for our children and families? Never before have toddlers been attached to devices like they are now. I am not saying this is all bad, what it is – is life. As a Family Futurist I can see there is going to be perhaps an incredible change […]

What sort of future do our kids get

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Future Families – What sort of future do our kids get? As a family therapist for the past two decades, I have seen many changes occurring at an escalating rate. Issues relating to our kids future are also changing, a lot. Of course, we all know the issues relating to children spending more time in front of a screen, and parents struggle with that. What about how  issues in relation to our kids future are […]

Older Woman now fastest-growing disadvantaged group

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Recent research indicates that older women are now becoming the fastest-growing group of disadvantaged people. Recent article published in TheRoomXchange According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the divorce rate for those over 60 years old has escalated considerably over the last decade. I am seeing the escalation in my counselling rooms from people even in their mid-fifties. This often occurs because the last child leaves home, or is barely ever home, leaving the couple […]