Relationship Coaching for Expats with Elaine Rudnicki is a ground breaking couple's therapy where you will learn relational skills to understand and transform your couple, create the intimacy and complicity you are missing, and make your couple a safe haven of kindness and resilience while facing the unique pressures of living abroad. 

Living in Europe can be a dream but for many expats the adaptations and adjustments can also cause unusual wear and tear in a relationship.

Couples who are living abroad may find themselves with many new or on-going challenges to contend with: a new language, bureaucratic red-tape, children in a new school system, making new friends, distance from family loved ones, new financial circumstances for one of the partners.. these are just some of the adjustments and changes that can make you feel like you have lost touch with your sense of identity and can cause tension in couples, as each tries to adjust individually, together and as a family.

Living abroad can sometimes reveal tensions in a couple that were held in check “back home” but under the pressures and at times isolation of expat life, they may come to a head, revealing insatisfaction, lack of connection, solitude, alienation and wondering how to get back to “us”.

Would you like a renewed sense of “we”, more complicity, better communication, more intimacy, more fun, but instead you feel like you are growing apart?

Is life abroad feeling like it is taking a toll on your relationship with your significant other, exactly at the time when you need each other the most?

If this sounds familiar, then my program Relationship Breakthrough will provide the insights, tools and skills to take your relationship from survival mode to a new level of intimacy and connection – able to weather any and all challenges, including living abroad.


Every person is motivated by one thing: the universal need for a deep and lasting connection.

For almost all couples and individuals, there are proven skills that can be easily learned to rebuild a relationship, reconnect with each other and create a true sense of intimacy.

Everyone has someone in their life for whom they strive to be better. However, with time, and life's wear and tear, we forget the love that was there at the beginning of the relationship. 

Imagine if we could see that every word and every action as either an act of love or a call to love.

In the Relationship Breakthrough Programme for Expat Couples I offer a powerful and transformative  experience :

1 - Confront your own trauma triggers and the life experiences that shaped them.

2 - Doing deep work on these traumas to unpack the triggers and move beyond them.

3 - Gain a deeper understanding of the neurobiology of trauma, and the attachment style that prevails in your relationships in order to release your traumas in a safe and caring environment.

4 - Learn effective relationship strategies to put into practice.

You will receive clarity and insight on how you are showing up relationally.

You will awaken to the dysfunctional "relationship dance" that you are participating in.

You will learn invaluable skills to support you towards a better relational future. 

Together, let us make the changes in you and your relationship that break the cycle of toxic relationship patterns and create a more harmonious and enjoyable connection. Relational Joy is a realistic goal!


I invite you to book a Free Discovery Session today and begin to create the relationship of your dreams.


Relational harmony can only be achieved when a sense of balance, trust and healing is achieved, to celebrate the true nature of each partner and the role they play in the couple's dynamic. This approach allows for freedom of expression without fear of blame, anger, retaliation or condemnation.

LEARN HOW TO BECOME RELATIONAL with the practice of connecting with others through empathy, vulnerability and accountability.

My relationship coaching is based on the principles of RELATIONAL LIFE THERAPY, (RLT®) founded by Terrence Real of the Relational Life Institute in the US.

Terry Real's method links the individual context of personal relationships to the biological, social and spiritual contexts in which they exist and evolve. In this method, we unpack the events at play in your neurobiology, neurochemistry and nervous system when your trauma responses are triggered. We pay attention to the scripts and gender constructs that contribute to toxic relationship dynamics.

We recognize how the forces of individualism, patriarchy and humanity's disconnection from nature make it more difficult to maintain closeness in the modern world.

It is a comprehensive and holistic approach that starts from the root of the problem and addresses systemic concerns as a whole.

"Thank you Elaine for your presence, coaching and accompaniment. While I was on the verge of breaking up with my husband, thanks to you, I found love, tenderness and harmony in my life as a couple and much more. "           

- Josiane Marie

The benefits of the Relationship Breakthrough Programme with Elaine:

Create a harmonious relationship.

Develop lifelong relationship skills.

Have the insight and skills to create lasting happiness and inner peace.

Feel more whole and connected.

Your Therapist and Coach:

ELAINE RUDNICKI has been a coach and therapist for 18 years. A clinical hypnotherapist, a highly experienced coach and mindfulness teacher, she is trained in RLT (Relational Life Therapy, Terry Real, Relational Life Institute, U.S.A.)

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