Archive for June, 2010

The Transformative Power of IMAGO Dialogue

The Transformational Power of IMAGO Dialogue - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

So, what I heard you say is…

…that every time I show up late you feel that I don’t love you and that you are very low on my priority list.

“Did I get that?”  “Is there more to that?”

Imagine hearing that from your partner when you are upset and angry. Read more »

Ineffective Communication 101

Ineffective Communication 101 - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

Under stress, communication often breaks down.

People end up doing and saying a lot of unpleasant and nasty things to their partner.

We all have patterned ways of reacting when feeling threatened, inadequate or fearful, which sabotage the possibility of connection and clarity.

We bring these patterned responses into our relationships. Often the learning begins in our family of origin. Read more »

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