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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    If you are at the point of attending couples therapy does that mean your relationship is doomed?

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    Shelley Hanson


    Shelley believes insight and change develop from a warm, trusting therapeutic relationship. She adapts her practice to the goals of each individual, drawing on techniques … View Profile

    Attending couples therapy isn't a sign that your relationship is doomed; in fact, it's a proactive step towards its future health and wellbeing. Relationships naturally evolve through various stages and phases, from the honeymoon period to the challenges of adjusting to parenthood.

    Couples often benefit from developing new skills and fine-tuning their ways of connecting as they progress through life together. Couples therapy provides a unique opportunity to re-evaluate your current situation, redefine roles and expectations, rebuild trust, respect, and communication strategies, and rekindle emotional and physical intimacy. It's a positive step towards strengthening your bond and creating a healthier, more fulfilling relationship.

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