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Imagine for a moment our relationship is like a car. We need fuel for our car to be able to work effectively, the same applies to our relationship we need fuel in the tank for our relationship to run smoothly. When our relationship tank is low, resentment can build in our relationship. We may become frustrated more easily, we might start to feel disconnected from our partner or we might find feelings of loneliness emerge. When our tank is empty we could shift into negative sentiment override and begin focussing on all the negative aspects of our relationship


What is the Fight Flight Freeze response? And how does it apply to relationships?
Find a greater understanding to your response to couple conflict, and learn the skills to manage and over come the fight flight and freeze in your relationship.
Dr. Katie Stirling breaks down the importance of taking a break, and how you and your partner can be using the 7 steps to an effective break in your relationship. 


As a result of COVID-19 and physical distancing measures, many people are now using telehealth or video conferencing to see their psychologist. As a team we have been fortunate in this transition in that our psychologists are familiar with online therapy and from a technical perspective it was a smooth transition. However, we have noticed that online psychology has been different in the past month for clients transitioning online for the first time versus what online therapy was like for our clients online prior to COVID-19.