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Commitment to therapy? What am I looking at?

For a very long time, I wouldn't ask clients (individuals or couples) to commit to any frequency for their sessions as I was mindful of issues such as work, kids, or finances. However, realistically, without a regular weekly or fortnightly commitment, therapy just...

EMDR for Couples? Is there such a thing?

As many of you may know, I have undertaken intensive training in EMDR in the last year. As a couple therapist, it made sense to me to see how this incredible therapy could be used and added to the work I'm already doing as a relationship and sex therapist. In light of...

EMDR therapy now available with Dr Azri

  What is EMDR therapy? EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.  Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy...

Is there hope after an affair?

Before we start... As discussed in my previous blog about affairs, yes there is always hope, however there are factors that make it more or less difficult to recover. For example; How personal was the affair (a friend/relative, the parent of a kid at school, or having...

Understanding the 8 types of affairs…

Affair recovery is a subject I'm quite familiar with considering the amount of couples who come and see me to attempt recovery after a betrayal in their relationship. I'm not going to lie, it is a difficult topic, almost always very painful for the person on the...

Is it ever too late to seek couple therapy?

Short answer (and at the risk of being unpopular) .... YES, but before you judge me and my answer, hear me out. For those who have seen me in counselling, you would know that I always ask new clients a couple of questions. These are; What happened for you to make...

Kink Series #4 – Adult Clubs

Welcome to a new blog where I will talk about what adult clubs are, what to expect, and a little about my thoughts so far. Moving forward in the kink series, I will leave reviews of my visits for local adult clubs as my partner and I visit them (although in my...

Kink Series: Lesson #3 – Exhibitionism

Happy new week! let's jump straight unto this week's topic: Exhibitionism! A cousin of last week's topic (Voyeurism if you haven't checked the blog out already). What is Exhibitionism? Here is a simple definition, however this one is not a bad one from...

Kink Series: Lesson #2 – Voyeurism

Welcome back to another week of healthy discussion on various kinks as these come up in my practice (and yes! Please feel free to request specific topics anytime). This week, we are talking about Voyeurism. As most of you will work out from the name, it involves...

Kink Series: Lesson #1 – Cockolding

Happy Monday everyone! Considering how common kink comes up in my conversations, I've decided I will run a series of blogs on various kink/fetishes/play that may be of interest to you and/or your partner. Today, we will talk about something that isn’t often discussed...

Introducing Naomi!

At times, I get requests to see individuals and couples outside my usual hours (Friday 530-930, Saturday 730am-830pm, Sunday 730 -3pm) which I can't assist with due to my other work commitments (I have multiple other roles outside Beenleigh Couple Therapy - There's...

Couple counselling, couples therapy, sexology

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