What Is Relational Therapy?
Relational psychotherapy focuses on enhancing connectedness to others. This method of therapy is a powerful, effective model for working with individuals who struggle with emotional, psychological and/or relational distress.
Empowering and growth through interpersonal connection are both the process and the goal of relational psychotherapy. Relational Therapy is designed to help people recognize and create healthy relationships.
The primary goal of this form of therapy is to empower our client’s with the skills necessary to recognize and create productive and healthy relationships. Bliss Therapists strive to address any and all past and present relationship traumas or impressions that have served to create discord in the present life circumstances of our clients.
Together, client and therapist create a new in-depth relationship, which is supportive, strengthening, and enlivening for the client. Within this secure relationship the client can safely re-experience, and then find freedom from the powerful effects of destructive relationships past and present. The primary goal of this technique is to empower the client with the skills necessary to recognize and create productive and healthy relationships.
Here are a few of the most common issues that might prompt your therapist to use a Relational Therapy approach:
- Create better relationships with family, friends and in-laws
- Issues with communication
- Problematic interpersonal interactions and relationships
- Creating productive and healthy relationships with others
- Blended families
- Separation and divorce
- Adolescent behaviour
- Bereavement and grief counselling
- Issues around creating and respecting personal and relationship boundaries