Intimate relationships with ourselves and our partners takes time and effort to sustain. A rich and passionate relationship can soon dry up with the competing demands of career and raising a family. Once the initial romantic phase of a partnership is over, difficulties can emerge, and before long, couples can experience a sense of disconnection from one another. When this happens, many couples do not have the necessary skills or the urge to find their way back to a more intimate connection. This emotional alienation can lead couples to live together more like room-mates or lead to separation or divorce.
My own thirty year marriage was on the verge of separation twelve years ago and so my husband and I turned to the professional expertise of Doug and Naomi Moseley (www.intimacytraining.com). They are the international authors of several books on relationship and the co-founders of Intimacy Training. Initially, I engaged in my own personal and relational growth process with them and later became one of several serious students of their emotional, body-centered intimacy training.
After eight years of intensive training with the Moseleys, I now offer my own personal interpretation of their intimacy based approach to counselling individuals, couples and families in my home-based private Psychology practice in Calgary, Alberta. My practice incorporates several building blocks of intimacy which include:
If you are wanting a more alive and passionate life and to feel more connected to yourself and to your intimates, give me a call.