Relationship Enhancing Skills
I offer a package of five sessions that will:
- improve communication
- reduce conflict
- make it easier to get needs met
I make use of The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy to teach and practice a communication technique that ensures validation, being heard, non-defensiveness, and getting to the heart of the matter in order to search out a solution to the true problem at hand.
You will learn the great power of survival mode and how it easily and often gets in the way of having a healthy relationship. We will work on figuring out your specific triggers that lead to survival mode and ways to get you out of your reptilian (survival) brain and more into the front (more advanced) part of your brain. This is the only way to have a chance at productive connection with your partner(s).
A lot of us as children did not learn how to effectively get our needs met. So, as adults, we still lack this skill. We will work on figuring out what your true needs in a relationship are and how to have the courage and confidence to ask for, give, and get what you each deserve.