The stages include: The differentiation stage is the foundation upon which all other stages are successfully built.Couples can often become stuck at this point, sometimes for months or years, having difficulty addressing differences in a productive way.
Couple’s counselling is available to anyone regardless of the stage of their relationship, whether they have been together for four months or 40 years.
Calgary Counselling Centre works with all couples who are dating, married, common law, in same-sex relationships, or polyamorous relationships.
In reality, the counsellor helps couples learn new ways of dealing with challenges in a more productive way.
Couple’s counsellors have many tools that can help partners understand and change their own patterns of interaction that may contribute to relationship challenges, while allowing each partner to remain true to their own personal values.
This workshop is beneficial for couples of all kinds: newly engaged, recently married, moving in together, or together for a number of years; regardless of your situation this workshop will bring you and your partner closer together.
Couples receive a complete kit to take home that includes DVD’s, CD’s and workbooks.
It helps couples to identify areas for improvement in their relationship and emphasizes that each partner is responsible for their own actions.
The goal is to help couples understand their behaviours and determine what they need to do to create a healthy relationship.
For the past two years, couple and marital relations have been one of the top reasons for seeking counselling at Calgary Counselling Centre, along with depression and anxiety.