PATRICIA LAVELLE PSYCHOLOGIST
I would like to give you practical tools and skills to deepen your emotional connections in your most important relationships. I am a trained Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and collaborate with you to address matters in the following four areas of my expertise:
- Resolving repetitive arguments in your relationship and creating more intimacy.
- Improving your mood and developing self management skills for depression, anxiety, anger and grief.
- Learning how to release your trauma and live more easily, and
- Managing persistent pain.
Hold me tight
The Hold Me Tight® Weekend Retreat Program is based on the award-winning and research-proven.
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approach developed by Dr. Sue Johnson is outlined in self help steps in her highly acclaimed book “Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love”. It’s outstanding success has been endorsed by the American Psychological Association and acclaimed in many scientific journals, professional magazines.
A weekend to relax, reconnect and refocus on your relationship
Relax, rejuvenate, and recharge your emotional closeness and intimacy. Participate in the evidence based Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples approach (EFT) developed by world renowned Canadian psychologist and researcher, Dr. Sue Johnson, originator of the
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Have you noticed a pattern in your relationship? You know, the one where the more one of you wants to talk out something, the more the other does not and you end up in a seemingly never ending dance of not getting core issues settled. The more you want to talk it out and the other does not, the more abandoned, hurt, angry and disconnected you both feel. This pattern, if continued, eventually leads to complete emotional disconnection and the ending of your relationship.
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Have you noticed a pattern in your relationship? You know, the one where the more one of you wants to talk out something, the more the other does not and you end up in a seemingly never ending dance of not getting core issues settled. The more you want to talk it out and the other does not, the more abandoned, hurt, angry and disconnected you both feel. This pattern, if continued, eventually leads to complete emotional disconnection and the ending of your relationship. It is well known that counselling is much less expensive than divorce, so how about taking a chance on reconnecting?
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