Love in the lockdown — sex and relationships in quarantine

Orders to stay at home mean our relationships are being put to the test. Psychotherapist Jean-Claude Chalmet shares his advice for couples At a time like this — especially at a time like this — your love and sex life matter profoundly. Our attention has been abruptly drawn to what we often take for granted […]

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Parenting Teenagers Part 2: Understanding the Hurt Beneath the Anger

Pensive teenager - looking out at a lake

Why are the teenage years such a period of confusion and upheaval for so many families? Are teenagers moody and selfish for the sake of it? Or is there more to teenage anger than meets the eye? Let’s put the teenage years into perspective. The teenage years represent a process of separation from parents. It […]

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Parenting Teenagers Part 1: Recognising Your Inner Child

Jean Claude Chalmet-Psychotherapist

Are you the parent of a teen? Is your parenting being tested to the limit? It’s not uncommon to hear parents of teenagers complain about sudden changes in behaviour and a lack of preparedness when it comes to parenting skills. There are plenty of reasons why this can happen. Teenagers are renowned for becoming more […]

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