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Love & Ego Part 2

We have seen in part 1 that the more the focus of attention is outward from each partner onto the wellfare and wellbeing of the other partner, the better the relationship for each! The key determinant therefore, is selflessness. This …

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Love & Ego Part 1

It is correct to consider ‘Ego’ to be the ‘Self’ or ‘I’ and egotism to be an overinflated view of ones self – so it is egotism really which is the joint subject of this article. Either way it is …

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Anger Part 2

It is a well documented but little known fact that the pain and distress that remains stubbornly attached to the memory of a heavy traumatic event can be triggered and resurface in the mind by an experience of a similar …

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Effective Counselling History & Marriage / Couples Course Description

Having survived a keen interest in psychoanalysis in the 50s, and 4 years intensive study in the early 60’s, I launched myself on the public at a time in England where any suggestion of an alternative view of medicine, let …

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Anger

There is a common misconception that largely all that can be done for a patient with an anger problem is to offer coping strategies of one kind or another. As a practitioner of over 40 years experience, I can say …

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Relationships

When a couple comes to “Effective Counselling” for marriage counselling, it is almost always because tensions, upsets and disturbances of one kind of another have occurred in the relationship, and have not been thoroughly dealt with to the satisfaction of …

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Marriage Counselling

Most standard approaches to marriage counselling require that the couple come together to discuss, in each joint sessions with the practitioner, one or more of the highly emotive and contentious issues which are dividing the couple and disrupting their lives. …

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