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EOH Workshop: Managing relationships during lockdown

EOH Workshop: Managing relationships during lockdown

In July, Michael was asked to conduct a workshop for a staff group – numbering almost 1,000 – at EOH, Africa’s largest technology service provider.  The workshop, conducted via Zoom, was on managing relationships during the lockdown period and beyond.  EOH provides...

ADAPTING TO ONLINE THERAPY, AS A THERAPIST, DURING COVID-19

ADAPTING TO ONLINE THERAPY, AS A THERAPIST, DURING COVID-19

The colleagues I have talked to in the past few weeks appear divided between those who are working exclusively on line and others who are mixing things a little – seeing clients face-to-face as well as via video conferencing. From the outset of the lockdown at the end...

The 7-year-itch: Myth or Fact? What are the warning signs?

The 7-year-itch: Myth or Fact? What are the warning signs?

According to Michael Kallenbach, a couples therapist with consulting rooms in Parkhurst, Johannesburg, “the 7-year-itch is something to be on the lookout for.  It might not be seven years, but many couples start to think when they have young children to bring up...

From the 12 – 19 June edition of South African Jewish Report

From the 12 – 19 June edition of South African Jewish Report

If we want to emerge from this trying time with our bonds intact, we need to find new ways to engage with one another under lockdown. So said Michael Kallenbach, an internationally renowned relationship therapist and marriage counsellor, who outlined the challenges...

Adjusting to Online Consulting

Adjusting to Online Consulting

These are indeed unchartered waters that might make us all stronger and more successful in the work we love doing. WE’VE all had to make adjustments to our life and working patterns for the duration of the lock-down period. As a result, I’ve moved my “premises” from...

“Who’s buying the weed?”

“Who’s buying the weed?”

A pyschologist-approved guide to not falling out with your flatmates during lockdown. DON’T create unnecessary arguments Which TV show are you going to watch? Are you going to go for walks together or separately? Who’s buying the weed? Michael Kallenbach,...

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