I am very wary of anyone who claims to be an ‘expert in relationships’.
Relationships – all relationships – are, as far as I’m concerned, too complex, too
diverse and too personal for anyone to be an expert.
I can’t emphasise enough that expertise in relationships is not something that I would
What I can offer as your counsellor is the benefit of a unique environment in which
you (both) can talk, reflect and learn about each other’s feelings and thoughts
perhaps in a different way than it has been possible for either of you to do before.
It may be difficult to accept that this could give you new insights into each other –
but if you truly didn’t believe this was possible would you even be considering
counselling as an option?