A number of recent enquiries to Talk Therapy Dublin have related to couples or relationship counselling. Clients often report mixed experiences attending these sessions and sometimes are quite seriously distressed as a result of them.
It is important to check your therapist has experience and specific qualifications in this area (don’t be afraid to ask) as it is different to one to one work. It is also useful to read up and explore how the process works. Some clients attend purely for the other person, this can be a factor in negative experiences.
The below articles one from Ireland the other from the UK describes some of these experiences