Low mood and psychotherapy

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Symptoms of low mood include negative feelings apathy self-critical thinking low self-esteem relationship problems poor work performance poor physical health reduced sex drive loss of confidence feeling anxious Low mood and its symptoms can be cyclical.  Everything can be ok … Continued

Complex PTSD Symptoms

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Complex PTSD Symptoms Trauma and complex PTSD can be difficult to diagnose.  The symptoms can develop over many years and during that time it is not uncommon to be given an incorrect diagnosis of depression or anxiety disorder.  This means … Continued

Porn addiction and psychotherapy

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Signs of porn addiction: porn is being used to mask painful feelings the use of porn is becoming unmanageable porn is having a negative impact on your life  Symptoms of porn addiction: problems forming lasting social and intimate romantic relationships … Continued

Internal Working Model

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What do we mean by an internal working model? In this blog I write about psychoanalysis and psychodynamic counselling and why it is such a useful therapeutic model.  Here I am looking in particular at John Bowlby’s (1907-90) internal working … Continued

Psychodynamic Counselling

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Why you should consider psychodynamic counselling Psychodynamic counselling is a modern version of counselling developed from psychoanalysis.  It is a form of counselling that enables you to understand the way you relate to people, to the world, and to yourself, … Continued

Fear of the unknown

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Worry and anticipation hang in the air, the fear of the unknown – you know a change has to be faced but you don’t know how to face it. You don’t have to face it alone. We tend to live … Continued

Boarding School Syndrome

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What is Boarding School Syndrome? Boarding School Syndrome describes disorganised patterns of emotional attachment that are (for some people), a consequence of the disruption of being sent away to boarding school. Left unchecked emotional life will suffer, relationships break down, … Continued