Relationship & Marriage Counselling for Couples

The Urban Alchemist’s team of counsellors and psychologists work with singles and couples of all ages, nationalities, sexual orientations and gender identities.

We can offer counselling at every stage of a partnership and relationship. Our highly experienced therapists are experienced in working with couples experiencing challenges in their intimate relationship.

There are many opportunities for growth of the self within a relationship, and these often present as relationship difficulties.

What can Relationship & Marriage Counselling be Helpful for?

Our counsellors can help with all sorts of issues, including:

  • Marriage and Relationship counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • LGBTQIA relationship counselling (as if this really needs to be a separate category, it’s 2021!)
  • Pre-marriage counselling
  • Singles counselling
  • Divorce and separation counselling
  • Relationship conflict
  • Communication breakdown in relationships
  • Sexual intimacy issues in relationships
  • Mid-Life Crisis
  • Mental health challenges within relationships
  • Family violence
  • Cross-cultural counselling
  • Adjusting to the birth of a first child
  • Parenting conflict or difficulties within relationships and families
  • Adolescent counselling
  • Avoiding one another
  • Repetitive arguing without resolution
  • Financial difficulties
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Addictions

Our Relationship & Marriage Counselling Approaches

Our team of counsellors have a number of different therapeutic approaches at their disposal and choose their approach based upon the presentation of the couple.

The main treatment modalities used by our team in relationship and marriage therapy are Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, The Gottman Method, and mindfulness approaches.

At times a combination of techniques may be used. Rest assured that all of the therapies used in our practice are evidence-based approaches and have been shown to be effective in research and systematic reviews.

Please call us on 9347 9247 for further information about relationship and marriage counselling for couples.

NDIS Counselling covered under your plan

You can use your National Disability Insurance Scheme funding at The Urban Alchemist. Relationship counselling services may be covered by NDIS funding. Participants who are self-managed or plan-managed may access many types of treatment including counselling services, relationship counselling and family counselling. Our reception can help you with further information on using your NDIS funding.

Relationship Counselling in Fitzroy, Fitzroy North and Brunswick

We offer relationship counselling and marriage counselling to clients from Fitzroy, Brunswick, Northcote and Collingwood. We also have clients visit us regularly from all over Melbourne and regional Victoria. Our relationship counsellors and marriage counsellors can also provide sessions via Telehealth if you’re far away, or if you and your partner are in different locations.

Our Relationship Counsellor

Dean Hilton, Psychotherapist
Dean Hilton, Psychotherapist