Affairs – Couples Counselling in East London

11th September 2017By Deborah

I see many couples at my practice in East London whose relationship is in trouble following an affair.  Often these couples are unsure if they want to continue with the relationship, are unable to see how it would be possible to rebuild trust if they did want the relationship to continue, or can’t figure out … Read More

Taking the long view

26th June 2017By Deborah

Taking the long view is ultimately better for mental health as ‘We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment’.  This excellent article by Martin Seligman and John Tierney argues that we are not prisoners of the present and the past because we are able to  imagine and shape our futures.  In doing so we can … Read More

How to stay married by embracing change

2nd May 2017By Deborah

To Stay Married, Embrace Change. Embracing change is the key to staying married, so writes Ada Calhoun (The New York Times, 21st April 2017). Her excellent article cites change as the most common reason for divorce.     

Rejection is Helpful

28th March 2017By Deborah

Viewing rejection as helpful is not a perspective that readily springs to mind.  This article, which was on the opinion page of the Guardian a year ago, is worth a read.  It concludes with the statement: “A rejection doesn’t mean you failed. It means you tried. Try again“.