Restore and rebuild your relationship and enjoy each other again.
Rebuild Relationship Goals
If you and your partner are feeling unhappy and unsatisfied in your relationship, couples therapy or relationships counselling can help provide the clarity, positivity and motivation you both need to get your relationship back on track. You may feel like you’re in a loveless relationship right now, but it doesn’t have to stay that way.
Who I provide Relationship Counselling for:
Let’s face it, relationships are hard work!
That’s why I work with couples just like you, to help you improve your relationship. Whether you have been together 5 or 25 years, if the passion and friendship has faded, we can work together to rekindle it.
I help couples to:
- Dispel relationship myths
- Communicate effectively
- Resolve conflict
- Rekindle passion and intimacy
- Appreciate their differences
- Deal with depression
What happens in Relationship & Marriage Counselling
Seeking relationship counselling can be daunting, that’s why my approach to relationship counselling sessions are personalised and relaxed. Each couple begins the first session by completing a Relationship Health Check Up questionnaire. This identifies the strengths in the relationship and those areas a couple might need to work on.
The couple then work with Honni to examine natural relationship stages and unhelpful relationship myths. They develop effective communication strategies including setting comfortable boundaries; and learning to rekindle passion. This may also include identifying patterns in a client’s life that are not conducive to good relationships and developing strategies to change them.
The couples therapy counselling sessions are tailored to the individual needs of the couple to reach their relationship goals.
My couples counselling can be held in-person in my Boonah practice and they can also be held online through video conference. Personal counselling of this nature is equally effective when held online in the comfort of your own surroundings, allowing me to speak with couples Australia wide.
Relationships Counselling – Nathan and Zoe’s Story
Now in their early 40s, Nathan and Zoe have been married for 12 years. At first, they were best friends, sharing lots of experiences and travel and enjoying each other’s company. They shared an exciting and fulfilling sex life, which had all but disappeared. They felt they were drifting apart and becoming more like flatmates than husband and wife. They were also struggling to cooperate when it came to the care of their kids, four active boys under ten.
Nathan was depressed because the lack of sex felt like rejection. But the more he tried to initiate intimacy, the more Zoe pulled away, feeling he only wanted her for sex. Frequent arguments were followed by days of coldness between them. To avoid the conflict at home, Nathan was spending more time at work. Because this made Zoe feel abandoned and lonely, she had developed a close relationship with another man. Nathan wasn’t at all comfortable with this, even when Zoe assured him that it wasn’t a sexual relationship, so she didn’t feel she was being unfaithful.
Pre Marriage Counselling & Marriage Preparation Course
It takes many skills to make a relationship work. Sadly, most of us aren’t taught these skills at home, school or university. Pre marriage counselling and marriage preparation courses provide an opportunity for couples to talk about their differences, their values and their dreams in a way that is non-conflicting or threatening.
Gain a deeper understanding about yourself and each other – in a way that will strengthen your relationship and better prepare you for a happier, healthier and long-lasting marriage.
I have created an online marriage preparation course making this valuable preparation for marriage more accessible to all couples everywhere.
Honni’s warm nature made my husband and I feel instantly at ease. Having initially felt reluctant at the suggestion of counselling, I came to really look forward to our chats and we always left feeling so positive, motivated, and with the tools to help us further our journey in taking our relationship from ‘ok…’ to everything that we hoped it could be.