Relate Relationship Therapy
Mobile 0432 922 653
Do you want an awesome relationship? My goal is to enable you to create love that lasts so that you can live a richer, happier life. We all know, and research confirms that the single biggest factor affecting our health and longevity is the quality of our personal relationships. I will help you to rekindle your passion, restore connection and have good communication with your partner. Even if right now, all seems lost – together we can work to recover and heal your relationship.
Steven has over 20 years experience in couples therapy and counselling. He is currently doing online video appointments and home visits. He also creates and provides educational resources to clients, such as the online relationship course for couples, 'Love in a Time of Covid'. Steven is the Director of Relate Relationship Therapy, and conducts professional training for counsellors wanting to become specialist couples therapists.
ACT, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Imago Relationship, Mindfulness
Steven’s approach as a relationship counsellor is to empower couples with tools to communicate effectively so that they can feel safe, loved and desired. He has a special interest in working with clients to prepare for marriage and to restore lost connection. Steven also runs full day and multi-day intensive therapy sessions.
The methods Steven uses combine practical guidance and coaching in a warm and safe environment, along with teaching the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of building love.
Commitment to evidence-based practice
Adhering to ACA ethical guidelines
Steven maintains professional development regularly, he is extending his training in both the Development Model of Relationship Therapy and the Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy with Stan Tatkin.
Steven has been working in couples' therapy for over 20 years in NZ and recently moved to Sydney, due to Covid-19. He has trained around the world under relationship experts including Harville Hendrix, John and Julia Gottman, Stan Tatkin, Maya Kollman, Ellen and Peter Bader-Pearson. He has been actively involved in promoting and linking therapeutic and brain science insights to produce more powerful and integrated connection solutions. Steven is an Advanced Imago Clinician, has completed level 2 and 3 training in Emotionally Focussed Therapy and Gottman Method respectively, and was the Senior Clinical Instructor on the International Faculty of the Relational Path Institute.
Monday - Friday for shorter appointments
Weekends for intensives and with Relate Interns.
Individual sessions are $225 for 50 mins, and couples sessions are $350 for 80 mins. Longer sessions and intensives are available and all bookings can be made immediately online. Members of Relate's Intern team offer counselling from $40-60.
Online booking and payment on Relate Relationship Therapy website with Visa, Mastercard or other credit card.
Relationship Therapist, Counsellor
Steven is a specialist relationship therapist, with nearly 2 decades of experience. He helps couples to restore marital connection, create strong communication patterns and de-escalate conflict. Steven also works specifically with Aspergers couples and doing pre-marital preparation or new relationship counselling. He has a MACouns and is trained in 5 specialist approaches to couples’ therapy, including Imago, Gottman, EFT, PACT and HEART. He is available online and on weekends for intensives....