“Just Make Two of Me” Tales From the Therapist's Couch

Listening to 8-year-old Ben, I was struck by his earnest efforts to solve the problem [as he saw it] of both his parents fighting about where he was going to live. He told me about loving both his mum and dad, but that each of them “loves me so much they just want me to stay longer with them”.

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How to Address Co-Parenting In a Soft & Effective Way

All relationships experience conflict. How two people who disagree about something handle conflict and hurt feelings is often a good indicator of the health or dysfunction in that relationship.  It’s essential to learn how to manage conflict and difference of opinions in a healthy way – here are some practical steps you can take to do just that.
 

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9 Ways to Make Transitioning Easier On Your Kids

Many parents worry about their kids when they transition between households. Children can become stressed and act out in ways that seem out of character. It can be hard to know if your child’s behaviour is a normal reaction or an indicator of a more serious psychological problem they are experiencing. Here are 9 ways you can make this transition easier on your child.

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Dr Catherine Boland