Relationships problems can be painful and confusing, negatively affecting the rest of your life.
When our relationships aren’t going well, it can feel as though a dark cloud looms over everything else, affecting our home life, health, children, work, sleep and even our finances.
At the Hart Centre, we are proud to have 18 years’ experience helping over 10,000 couples in crisis find their way back from relationship distress.
Our passion is to help identify the underlying causes of your relationship distress and help you rebuild your relationship into a new and mature loving bond again.
Very few of us have been taught how to have a good relationship. Most of us are doing the best we know how, but lack the knowledge on how to create a better relationship.
When you are suffering from Relationship difficulties, usually you feel you have lost that loving feeling and sense of connection with your partner. Sometimes you may feel that you have lost yourself in your relationship.
As a result of these, communication problems further erode your sense of relationship happiness and contentment, making the negative override cycle very difficult to escape from.
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If you can identify some of these already in your relationship, it is wise to come and seek help so that your relationship doesn’t deteriorate further.
About our Hart Centre group
We are a group of expert relationship Psychologists and Sex Therapists across Australia, and our vision is to provide the most highly regarded and comprehensive marriage counselling and relationship counselling, and sex therapy, at rates you can afford.
Our Wollongong Psychologist, Joe, has been chosen because of his caring nature, knowledge, passion and experience in relationship and marriage counselling. Relationship Counselling Wollongong.
Relationship counselling is a specialised type of counselling and requires specialised training. Our psychologists all take part in both our Initial training as well as our Yearly In-House conferences specializing in Relationship Methodologies.
Appointments with Psychologists may be eligible for Medicare & Private Health Insurance Rebates.
If you’d like to read more about us, The Hart Centre has also been featured as Relationship Experts in ABC radio, Domain.com.au, Body and Soul, News.com.au, SelfGrowth.com, Australian Women’s Weekly, Essential Kids, Kidspot, The Courier Mail and more.
How our Counselling can help you
As Psychologists specializing in relationships, we are highly experienced and can help you with all kinds of relationship difficulties, including:
Not feeling connected or close anymore
Affairs – online and offline
Imbalance of power
Feeling a loss of love
Feeling taken for granted by your partner
Difficulties parenting your children
Anger management issues
Sexual and intimacy issues
Porn addiction issues
Step children and in-laws
Checking on your relationship before you get married (Pre-marriage Programs)
Handling Narcissistic people
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The Hart approach to relationship counselling
It’s natural to be nervous before coming to see a relationship psychologist for the first time. We pride ourselves in taking a very positive approach to our couples counselling.
We feel it is important to really understand the problems and perspectives of each of you, and at the same time, we find that most couples are looking to find a positive action plan and way through their problems to make changes which have a positive impact and a real sense of hope for their relationship. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but you should see progress each session you attend.
Read more about our approach to counselling in our relationship counselling sessions.
Some of our clinics also provide Saturday and after hours sessions for your convenience.
What is our counselling success rate?
While every couple’s situation is different, feedback we have received from our clients is 90 – 95% have positively reported that they found counselling with our psychologists beneficial to their relationship.
We know that most couples want to find out the cause of their particular relationship problem, resolve them quickly, and then move onto bigger and better things, and that is what we focus on. Relationship Counselling Wollongong psychologists.
Under our expert guidance, you will gain a deeper understanding of your unique relationship difficulties and are given options and actions to help you become “unstuck” and move toward your relationship potential.
How do I choose the best psychologist to help?
The choice of relationship psychologist you make is important. It can help to keep in mind that relationship, marriage and couples counselling is a very specialised field of psychology. Help with Relationship Counselling Wollongong.
At The Hart Centre, we ensure that all of our specialist relationship psychologists take part in both our Initial training as well as our annual In-House conferences, where we bring in relationship and marriage experts to speak, from around the world.
For you to get the best results from counselling as possible, there needs to be a combination of two elements. Firstly, the psychologist needs to be experienced and knowledgeable in the field of relationships; and secondly, a good ‘therapeutic relationship’ should be developed. This simply means that you and your partner feel supported and understood by the psychologist, and that you trust them.
To help you make this decision, on each of our psychologists’ profiles we include in-depth overviews of experience and qualifications, so you can feel comfortable with the psychologist you would be seeing, before booking an appointment.
Benefits of The Hart Centre Wollongong
We pride ourselves on providing effective counselling to couples in crisis, and have been a leading psychology group for over 18+ years. We genuinely care about our clients, and are committed to continually improving.
If you’re looking for marriage counselling in Wollongong, we offer the following benefits:
- Wollongong’s leading marriage & relationship psychologists and sex therapists
- Quick and confidential booking process – book with one call
- Professional psychologists and sex therapists with an average of 15+ years experience
- Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee – rare in the counselling industry
- Specialists in marriage counselling, relationship counselling and sex therapy – not generalists
- Ongoing Hart training and development by world-class relationship experts
- Rebates often available – medicare and private health
- 93% satisfaction rating from clients