Lotus Counselling & Therapy

Couples Therapy

Some of the common issues that emerge in relationships that can be supported in therapy include:

  • Sex
  • Challenges in intimacy
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Coercive Control 
  • Establishing or maintaining equitable relationships that foster curiosity, creativity, fairness and play
  • Financial fairness
  • Negotiating parental responsibilities 
  • Honesty and accountability 
  • Respect
  • Trust and support
  • Cross cultural differences 
  • Religious differences
  • Adjustment to changes such as moving in together, getting married, having a baby, one partner working away, or re-establishing trust.
  • Post-natal depression or anxiety
  • Parenting concerns
  • One or both partners managing mental health issues
  • Role conflict
  • Grief and loss
  • Disengagement from the relationship by one or both partners
  • Holistic health issues such as sleep hygiene, nutrition, exercise, social relationships
  • Conflict resolution
  • Work-life-family balance
  • Communication skills
  • Managing relationships with partner’s family or extended family
  • Emotional dysregulation, chronic stress and numbing behaviours
  • Exploring gender, sexuality and expressions of these