Ali Mau is joined by Jill Goldson, family mediator and counsellor, runs The Family Matters Centre in Auckland to ask if taking a sabbatical from your marriage could help it out long term.
Heather is joined by relationship expert Jill Goldson on the polyamorous relationships and if they could work in our society. Listen Now
Jill Goldson talks to Paul Henry about groundhog dating (when someone dates the same type of person over and over and over again). Watch now here.
Heather talks with Jill Goldson, relationship counsellor, family mediator and Director of The Family Matters Centre on how to cope with being single after the break-up of a long term relationship.
Problems in life are relative, as we all know, and worries about how well a child has done in recent exams would be a comparative luxury for some of the parents who come to talk to me about their children. For Susanna getting her teenage son out of his bedroom, let alone to school, last term would have been a … Read More
A recent UK poll shows parents are struggling to get their kids off their computers, tablets and phones. Counsellor and family mediator Jill Goldson discusses how to get kids off their devices on Radio Live with Tony Murrell.
For two and a half decades Jill Goldson has been picking through the dramas of the families and couples who come to her for help. Over that time the Auckland counsellor and family mediator has identified four issues that come up again and again as a source of relationship friction: money, sex, parenting styles and the inlaws. But very recently, … Read More
Christmas Day can be a trying time for families. Duncan Garner talks with Jill Goldson, family and relationship counsellor with some great advice to help you survive Christmas Day.
One of my clients recently described this season as a “white knuckled Christmas” for her – recently separated and struggling to manage her sadness, this is not a new story. All those cheery songs and festive parties can certainly stir up the feelings when you are newly separated, bereaved, undergoing strife or plain old loneliness. Even when we know that … Read More
Just as we are downing tools in readiness for the typical holiday pursuits of relaxing, eating, drinking and hopefully making merry, an unbidden thought or two can sneak in. A young female client of mine recently said: “I feel sick and even angry as I watch friends plan lavish holiday celebrations and pack up for their baches. I never let … Read More
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