Cathy Cartwright, BA., MSW., RSW., AccFM
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Family Mediator
269 Main Street West, North Bay, ON
We are all in relationships, and couples have a special connection. When that connection is not measuring up to what it is you as a couple have dreamed about, and worked toward, it can be very frustrating and disheartening. Social and family pressures can add other layers of difficulties. You will learn to unpack the reality of what has been going on for the two of you, and where differences in perspectives and goals can be understood. This can lead to a better way to communicate what is working, and where areas for improvement may be explored.
Tressa Porter, M.A.
Therapist and Consultant
Anywhere, anytime! Access help when you need it! Therapy that fits your life and joins you on your journey.
Our most intimate relationships are where we are often challenged the most to grow. Much of my work with couples is helping each person feel entitled to their feelings and feel able to advocate for their needs within the relationship. So often we have expectations of how our partner or spouse is supposed to be, how we are supposed to be with them and there are unspoken expectations to navigate between us. These assumptions can easily lead to very destructive patterns that we act out with the person we want to feel the closest to. Our work is to strengthen ourselves from the inside out so that we can meet our partner "full of ourselves" and then find ways to be together that are a win win!