Research clearly indicates the nurturant solace provided by close relationships protects us from physical and emotional disease and improves our overall resilience from illness. The opposite is aslo true in that isolation, unnecessary drama, mistrust, discord can lead to negative effects on our cardiovascular system, escalation in depression and anxiety.
Couples therapy is becoming recognized as a major mental health intervention because of therapies positive impact, not just on the immediate couple but that of the entire family system (children, parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters).
What is Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy?
It is a process of guiding the distressed couple away from negative and rigidly structured internal and external responses, toward the flexibility and sensitive responsiveness that are the bases of a secure bond.
Couples counseling or couples therapy can be a wonderful journey to discover and gain a new compassionate view and understanding of each other. It is a journey of insight of oneself and each other, it is a journey of building a new trust as each partner develops a new sense of compassion through sharing and understanding each others feelings, fears and wants in the relationship.
The destination is a couple who have found a deeper sense of companionship built on compassion, sharing and a new found trust and love for each other.
If your relationship is in distress or you find your dance has become predictable and unsatisfying it may be time to invest in your relationship through a visit to New Life Harmony. There is no greater return on investment than investing in the most important aspect of your life…
Love, Family, Connection, Emotional Security, and The Love of Your Life