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Photo by Huy Phan on Unsplash Have you ever read a book that helped you understand so much more about why your relationships failed? This was the case when I checked out “Attached” by Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel S.F. Heller. Levine and Heller offer a simplified, scientific explanation of adult attachment and dating styles and how that it […]

Couples, Dating, General

January 27, 2020

Adult Attachment and Dating Styles

The Seven Principles Workshop for couples is a two-day marriage workshop based on the internationally acclaimed research of Dr. John Gottman as presented in his New York Times bestselling book—The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. This educational workshop has been offered across the United States, Canada and internationally, and has strengthened the relationships of […]


February 5, 2019

Gottman Seven Principles Workshop

Gottman Seven Principles Workshop

This article is a special feature written by Paul Sweatman, a divorce mediator practice in the Vancouver-area. Paul offers clients an alternative to using a lawyer for the entire process, creating a space for dignity and respect. We’re happy to feature Paul’s article and recommend his services to our clients going through a divorce. I once traveled […]

Couples, Divorce

September 25, 2017

Marriage as a Flight: A Divorce Mediator’s Perspective

Marriage as a Flight - divorce mediation

Counselling for infidelity, otherwise known as cheating, is surprisingly not uncommon. A commonality among all instances of infidelity in a relationship, is the lack of trust the injured partner feels for their offending partner. When a relationship fractures due to infidelity, there are steps that must occur for healthy recovery. Most times, infidelity occurs in part by dissatisfaction […]


May 8, 2017

Can a Relationship Survive Cheating? How Partners Can Rebuild Trust in a Fractured Relationship

Spring is the time for fresh starts and renewal, so what better time to focus on your relationship? Winter months sometimes lead to repetitive and monotonous routines, that can leave a relationship feeling stale. This month, we challenge you to spring clean your romantic relationship with our relationship renewal challenge, with intentional actions each day […]

Couples, Dating

April 3, 2017

30 Day Relationship Renewal Challenge

30 Day Relationship Renewal Challenge

Is cupid’s arrow aimed at you and your partner this February? Looking for fresh date ideas? Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and often stirs an assortment of opinions and emotions. As a therapist, I try to see past the consumer pressures of Saint Valentine’s controversial holiday. I aim to help my clients to focus on […]


February 13, 2017

4 Date Ideas for a Better Relationship with Your Partner

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