Step into the ring – why conflict is necessary in relationships

We naturally think that conflict in any circumstance is bad and should be avoided at all costs. Conflict is associated with negative emotions, hurt feelings, long-term damage to our relationships and is just generally unpleasant! Very few people look forward to confronting a loved one or friend about their behaviour or values.But actually, conflict plays …

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How to feel supported in your relationship

One of the most common problems that couples coming to counselling have is that they don’t feel that their partners support or encourage them. Feeling like you’re not being heard or understood can add frustration and dissatisfaction with your relationship on top of whatever issue you were seeking support for in the first place.Frequently, when …

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Solution-focused therapy: What is it and is it for me?

Committing to counselling is a big decision. It’s important to make sure that you’re getting the value for your time (and money!). Seeing a counsellor whose approach and strategies don’t work for you can be discouraging and stressful, and can leave you feeling drained and more hopeless than ever. But, with so many different types …

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Introducing: Metanao!

Welcome to our blog! We wanted to kick off by introducing Metanao: who we are, what we’re about and how we can help you.Metanao is a family business owned by Sue and run with the help of her daughters, Alexandra and Cassie and son-in-law Peter. It is a testament to Sue’s knowledge and skills in …

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