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What is a counselling assessment?

What is a counselling or psychotherapy assessment? Deciding to start counselling or psychotherapy can be a delicate decision to make. As such, it is very important that you find the right therapist for you. A counselling or psychotherapy assessment…
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Loneliness

Loneliness - are you faking it? Loneliness affects a whopping one third of all people, with young people and girls in particular suffering disproportionately.  The majority of people are ashamed of feeling lonely so may not acknowledge their…
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Is anger preventing your happiness?

Coping with anger According to Jung, ‘One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious’. In other words, the route to self-knowledge and enlightenment is by exploring the bad stuff. …
dealing with addiction

Addiction

How we can become addicted For many people, addictions are seen as something that belong to the far extremes of our behaviours. We can often say to ourselves, “I don't drink everyday, so it's not a problem” or “I don't need to buy some…
abusive relationships psychotherapy

Could you be in an abusive relationship? 

Do they always put you down no matter what you do? Abuse – its not always physical Identifying an abusive relationship can be hard, particularly if you are being abused. An abusive relationship rarely starts out as abusive, with your abuser…
Are unhelpful inner voices preventing your happiness?

Are unhelpful inner voices preventing your happiness?

Voices that put you down, are defeatist, punitive, panic-ridden or humiliating. Not the voice of our better nature. Do they make unfair accusations or become hysterical and overwhelming? Every internal voice was at one point external. Your…
Anxiety and how to treat

Anxiety symptoms and treatment

Anxiety affects as many as 6% of the population in any given week and up to 8 million cases per year in health clinics in the UK. Across Europe anxiety affects twice as many women as men. Anxiety is a normal response to any stressful situation…
help for depression

How Can I Help Depression?

Depression - distressing, disabling and treatable In 26 countries, depression is the leading cause of disability. Worldwide it is the second leading cause of disability behind low back pain. In the UK, 20% of  adults show symptoms of depression…
how to manage stress

Tools to Manage Stress III (Counselling/Psychotherapist)

How well do you manage stress? All of us experience stress from time to time. Some stress can be good for us and motivate us to make positive changes or strive for a better quality of life. However, too much, or prolonged stress, can be damaging…
how to manage stress

Tools to Help Manage Stress II (Massage & Dry Needling)

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FITNESS AND HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH How well do you manage stress? As we mentioned in the previous blog on stress management, this time of year can lead to people suffering from a number of seasonal, stress related ailments. Having covered how…