jeffery saunders

Couple Counselling Services

You can benefit, immediately, from a quarter of a century of help Jeffery Saunders has brought to Christchurch couples. Turn your relationship around by learning to understand each other and by developing new skills. Save your marriage, avoid divorce, and protect the love still left in your relationship. Jeff Saunders offers affordable couples' counselling in Christchurch, New Zealand and over the internet through Skype.

Get insights and feel better after your first counselling session with Jeff Saunders, or it's free. Free earthquake related counselling is available to those affected in any way, directly or indirectly, by the Christchurch quakes.

Couples Counselling with Jeffery Saunders will help you :

  • * Have your situation understood and acknowledged by an experienced counsellor/therapist who has worked with hundreds of couples;
  • * Work with a couples counsellor who knows how to create a safe environment both during and between sessions;
  • * Gain genuine insight into the dynamics of your relationship, and get relationship tips and skills for making changes;
  • * Understand the causes of flawed communication and arguments and how to address these;
  • * Learn how to listen so your partner will talk, and talk so your partner will listen;
  • * Appreciate the reasons behind infidelity or addictions and what to do about these;
  • * Understand the reasons a spouse becomes verbally or physically aggressive, and what can be done to alter this pattern;
  • * Understand why it is that love and harmony can go so pear-shaped, and what must be done to regain your loving relationship
  • * Use a couples therapist trained in the well proven method of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy which research has shown to be effective.

Counselling Section

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Hours, fees & cancellations:

* Most couples sessions are for one hour, sometimes longer by negotiation.

* Cost is just $160 for a one hour session.

* Payment by cheque or cash at the end of each session is preferred.

* Hours are: 11 am - 7 pm, Monday to Thursday

* I work from rooms in my own home purpose-built for counselling work.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that I require at least 24 hours cancellation notice so that your appointment time can be made available to others. Cancellations less than 24 hours before an appointment, or an appointment missed altogether, will incur the full consultation fee.


* I am accountable to the New Zealand Association of Counsellors ethics policy. Any complaints can be made directly to:

The Secretary
New Zealand Association of Counsellors P.O. Box 165,