The Balance

Couples Therapy

Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. Not surprisingly, 69% of new parents experience conflict and a decline in relationship happiness. Therapy Project couples courses are based on the philosophies of researched based and prepare you for the realities of life with baby, but more importantly equip you with the skills to tackle this unknown terrain.

Couples therapy is encouraged not because of a fracture within the relationship but because you want to maintain your equilibrium, there are skills to be explored that can make this happen, so you can adapt and protect your relationship from the stresses of sleep deprivation and the demands of a new born. Equally this exciting time is an occasion for you indulge in your last months as a couple, explore each others expectations, values and experience of preparing to be parents, this exchange can have profound effects on bonding the both of you prior to the birth.

Here are just some of the reasons for you to book:

  • A relaxed and supportive environment
  • Strengthen relationship
  • Foster baby’s development
  • Prepare duo for trio
  • Explore what to expect
  • Increase affection, closeness, respect
  • Increase relationship satisfaction

Jeri our Therapy Project Psychotherapist and parent educator (UKCP Accred) will prepare you for the most important and rewarding job you will ever have. Instilling the necessary skills to overcome emotional or physical problems that may have arisen or be on the horizon. Issues may include anxiety, stress, responsibilities, sleep deprivation, sex life, security, love….Open discussion is encouraged and provided in a comfortable peaceful environment with the aim of creating the strongest possible partnership.

A group of 3x 90 minute sessions costs £300 and is the suggested minimum. Alternatively a single 90 minute session can be arranged for the cost of £150.