What is Fearful-Avoidant Attachment?

What is Fearful-Avoidant Attachment?

Fearful-avoidance attachment style means feeling both an anxious need for another and an urge to avoid intimacy, resulting in what seems to be irrational behaviour towards those we love the most. Relationships can be characterised by a painful spiral of approaching...
What is Anxious Attachment?

What is Anxious Attachment?

The foundations of the model (EFT: Emotionally Focused Therapy) I use in my work is based on attachment theory. So let’s start by exploring a bit about attachment. Psychologists John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth first developed attachment theory in the 1950s and 1960s....
Can Counselling Help your Relationship?

Can Counselling Help your Relationship?

If you and your significant other are experiencing difficulties, here are some reasons why you should give relationship counselling a try. Identifying patterns and cycles One of the most significant benefits of seeking counselling for relationships is having help...
Getting the Most Out of Couples Therapy

Getting the Most Out of Couples Therapy

As a couples counsellor, I often have a front-row seat to relationship change. However, it takes two people wanting to work together to find a way through and then putting in the effort to make this happen. I have seen couples go from starting to sign divorce papers...

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