Some clients who have had counselling, report: “Now I understand why they ask me to do that.
Sometimes I will do things their way rather than mine, because I understand what it means to them and how my way reminds them of their past!
The couple has time both within and outside the session, to experiment with advice and suggestions made by the counsellor, and review the outcome of these in subsequent sessions.
Often, an added bonus arising from talking and listening, is that the couple gain increased clarity about what is happening, and more understanding and empathy towards each other, strengthening the relationship.
Typical turning points in a relationship can be: Sometimes counselling can help when we want to be different, or want our partner to make changes.