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October 10, 2017

This year, the World Mental Health Day focus is on Mental Health in the Workplace. Work is the activity that we spend the majority of our physical and mental time. What we do for work is a very important component of our identities because through work we are able to e...

September 8, 2017

Couples who are happily together enjoy better physical and emotional health, and are more able to pursue successful professional lives. This is particular true because couples who are more satisfied tend to have a secure attachment to each other. This means that partne...

August 30, 2017

For those of us who grew up watching Disney movies such as the Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, we remember the feeling of "fuzziness" felt afterwards. We still have present in our minds the scene where Sleeping Beauty is laying down dormant waiting for her Prince Charm...

August 7, 2017

It was with great surprise that, on the last day of the month of July, that this blog and website were considered the Top 100 Marriage Counseling Blogs and Websites for Couples

by FeedSpot Blog Reader! We had not apply for any sort of competition, but seeing that people...

May 10, 2017

It is people's natural tendency to be emotionally connected to others, to the surrounding world and to themselves. Within psychology, there are long-standing views of "psychological ailments" as a sign of mental dysfunction, a sign that something in people is inadequat...

April 20, 2017

The society that we live in is one that puts a lot of emphasis on the values of reason, pragmatism and utilitarianism. With this comes the loss of understanding people in all their complexity. People are also beings that need emotions, fantasy, vulnerability. Humans ha...

March 9, 2017

Winnicott was a psychoanalyst that was brilliant for his time! Amongst other ideas, he believed that our role as parents was the most important role in society, that we don't have to be perfect parents but only "good enough", and that we should strive to understand chi...

February 14, 2017

Roses are red

Violets are blue

Sweet darling,

I love you!

Happy Valentine's Day! Today, celebrate the love you have for your partner, and cherish every special moment you spend together!

February 3, 2017

"We don't become parents with a clean slate, without past history that might include trauma or painful memories. Sometimes, kids bring up memories that might trigger our own memories of similar situations. Try to recognise these moments. They can make a challenging par...

January 31, 2017

"Listening to your child is a way to build trust and make your child feel respected and heard. Take time to disconnect from your phone and your computer and be available to listen. You might feel like you are wasting time if your child decides not to share anything spe...

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