The Nine Steps to Forgiveness

In a new series of videos on Greater Good, forgiveness expert Dr. Fred Luskin shares what he has learned from two decades of studying and teaching forgiveness. Dr. Luskin explains what forgiveness is and

Read More »

The Art of Being Curious

In my work with individuals and especially with couples, I often talk about curiosity.  What does it mean to be curious in a relationship? The art of being curious can

Read More »

Core Values

Peter Pearson, Ph.D. and his wife, Dr. Ellyn Bader, founded The Couples Institute in1984. Both are psychologists and directors of the Institute and have helped over a thousand couples in

Read More »

Generative Communication

Esther Perel is a Belgian psychotherapist notable for exploring the tension between the need for security and the need for freedom in human relationships. She is the author of ‘Mating

Read More »

How to Plan a Holiday…

How did you and your partner feel when you returned from your last holiday? Couples often leave home with high expectations for a holiday and return afterwards feeling disappointed. Below

Read More »

Coping with Over-Whelm

Feeling over-whelmed is something that happens to most of us. It usually creeps up on us, unawares, and then something happens that wakes us up to the feeling. Upon reflection,

Read More »

The Danger of Assumptions

How many times have you heard your partner say: “That’s not what I meant?”  How many times have you said: “That’s not what I meant?” One thing is for sure:

Read More »

How to Prevent Regret

What Will Your Legacy Be?   by Steven Stosny, PhD, in Anger in the Age of Entitlement, April 9, 2014   Any therapist who has worked at all with senior

Read More »

Core Values and your Relationship

This article was written by Peter Pearson who, together with his wife Ellyn Bader, founded The Couples Institute in 1984 in Menlo, California.  You and your partner formed a relationship

Read More »

Understanding Separation

Over the years, I have worked extensively with couples as well as individuals around the issue of separation.  I have worked with couples and individuals who are in the process

Read More »

The Space Between Words

You know how we all receive emails forwarded by someone who received it from someone who received it from someone else…? Some of these emails I delete right away, or

Read More »

How to Invest in your Relationship

We all want a relationship that is emotionally fulfilling.  We want to feel loved, valued and respected by our partner.  Lots of relationships start off this way.  There is the

Read More »

The Myth of True Love

“If he really loved me, he would know how I’m feeling…  If she really loved me, she would know what I’m thinking…” I can’t count the number of times I’ve

Read More »

Schedule An

Appointment

Please call me today on 0423 932 200 or email me at lauren@laurensokolski.com.au to set up a FREE confidential 10-minute phone consultation.
Scroll to Top