Happily Ever After: Making Love Last

Happily Ever After: Making Love Last https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/therapists/jean-e-mackenzie-st-albert-ab/705341 Are you fed up with the constant fighting with your spouse? Look no further.

Has the passion in your relationship fizzled out? Do you long to live “happily ever after”, but fear that you, or your partner are about to walk out the door? If you have answered yes to any of the above, a marriage counsellor or couples therapist could be the answer to your problems. If you are facing any of the following problems in your marriage or relationship, you need to keep reading:


ing constantly struggling over how to discipline your children fighting over money feeling criticized or misunderstood feeling cold and distant avoiding your partner or feeling like he or she is avoiding you taking your partner for granted or feeling taken for granted blaming your partner or feeling blamed; dissatisfying s*x life We live in an age where a lot of expectations are placed on us in all areas of life. The stresses of everyday life can take their toll on your marriage. If your relationship has become an additional source of stress, rather than a source of support, then your relationship can benefit from marriage counselling. Marriage counselling or couples therapy can help you:

resolve conflict and increase harmony develop open, honest, respectful, communication accept each other increase trust create deeper intimacy encourage loving expression create shared meaning and purpose develop greater emotional closeness and invigorate your s*x life become best friends and lovers again Yes, living “happily ever after” in your marriage is possible! As a marriage counsellor, I can help you make it happen. Working with me during marriage counselling can help you gain the skills that will strengthen your relationship throughout your lifetime together. I can assist you in transforming your relationship from one that causes pain to one where you give each other pleasure and strive for a common purpose. What makes me different than other marriage therapists? Some couples therapists see divorce as a rite of passage. When working with me, however, we will work hard to help you save your marriage. By working together, you can develop a joy-filled, fulfilling marriage that lasts a lifetime. Through couples or marriage therapy, I will not only help you discover why you are having difficulties, but also assist you in finding concrete solutions. In order to build a lasting relationship you need to strive to take your relationship to new levels. I will help you develop techniques, not just for solving current problems, but for continually, propelling your relationship into one with unending potential for growth. I am in a loving, fulfilling, marriage and know what it takes to make a relationship work. My husband and I know that life will always present challenges to us, but because we have a shared view of what a loving relationship is we are able to face these challenges together and grow stronger because of them. The knowledge and experience I have gained in my own relationship will help me understand your problems and model the skills I know are important for a lasting and happy marriage. So, if you think that your marriage could use a little help– or even a lot of help,–give me a call and together we can work to turn your marriage into a “happily ever after” story. Where do you start? Start by signing up for my free newsletter “Happily Ever After: A Guide to Healthy Relationships,” filled with helpful tips on how to nurture your relationship. You will also receive the free report, “10 Tips for Resolving Anger in Your Relationship.” Call today for a free, no obligation, 20 minute phone consultation. We will discuss your problems and together decide how I might be able to help you as a marriage and couples therapist. I look forward to hearing from you. Contact me at:

Jean MacKenzie, MA Counselling, CCC
Truro, Nova Scotia
By email: [email protected]
By Phone: 902-305-0180


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Join this 4 week online seminar run by Registered Psychologist, Jean MacKenzie: Making Lemonade-How to Identify Opportunities in Times of Crisis. 2020 has given us lots of lemons. The goal of this course will be to help you find the opportunities for growth in these challenging times so that something good can come out of it. For more information see http://ow.ly/K8QT50D8Dmt

Join me for Making Lemonade, an online course that will explore  the opportunities for growth in the challenging times o...

Join me for Making Lemonade, an online course that will explore the opportunities for growth in the challenging times of COVID 19.

Together we will create a growth plan for your mental health that will take into account research on growth-mindset, resilience, and the brain and nervous system so you can better direct your energy towards growth in 2021.

This course will take place from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursdays from February 4 - 25, 2021

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