About Louw Alberts

Louw Alberts has been in private practice specializing in marriage and relationship counselling for a number of years. He obtained his B-Honours at the University of Pretoria and his master’s degree in Psychology at the internationally recognized London Metropolitan University. Louw Alberts also completed a degree in Practical Psychometry at the University of Johannesburg so that more in-depth instruments can be used in assisting him to be an integrative marriage and relationship counsellor

Couples counselling isn’t only for married couples

The purpose of couples counselling is for couples to focus on strengthening their relationship through psychotherapy. During therapy sessions, couples will resolve any conflicts and rebuild and strengthen their relationship and improve intimacy. Couples counselling can help any couple, regardless of whether or not they are married, and is recommended for couples considering marriage before [...]

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Marriage counselling can save your marriage!

I have been married for 16 years and I cannot do it anymore. Does this sound familiar? What about: I cannot be the person he or she wants me to be. I am not going to change for you. I am not going to be unhappy anymore. 60 more years of this, I refuse to [...]

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Relationship advice for unhappy couples

Romantic relationships are an important part of a fulfilled life, however being in a happy relationship can be challenging. Professional relationship advice can help guide couples in how to have a successful, rewarding relationship that lasts. It is inevitable that every relationship will experience its difficulties; relationship advice can help couples when they feel stuck [...]

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Premarital Counselling – who is it for?

Premarital counselling prepares couples for marriage; strengthening the foundation of the relationship so that there is a better chance at long-lasting happiness and beating the odds of divorce. The structure of marriage as an institution has changed dramatically over the past several decades. The changing roles and rights of women within society mean that marriage [...]

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The importance of marriage counselling

Marriage counselling is recommended for couples that are considering separation and want to salvage their union and for couples who would like to improve their intimacy and strengthen their relationship. At marriage counselling, the relationship is the focus, however, both partners should expect to focus on self-improvement at the same time. Marriage counselling is usually [...]

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Couples Counselling Can Help a Relationship in Turmoil

Couples counselling is a form of psychotherapy in which couples focus on their relationship. During couples counselling partners will rebuild or strengthen their relationship and resolve any conflicts. Through counselling, couples will be able to make rational decisions with regards to rebuilding their relationship, or realising that there is nothing more that they can do [...]

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Relationship counselling and the childfree choice

The decision to remain childless is often a contentious one, even more so when in a relationship where one partner wants to have children and the other doesn’t. Relationship counselling with the guidance of a therapist would help partners to see each other’s points of view and help them to come to a conclusion about [...]

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