Labile mood

What does labile mood mean? Labile mood is a medical, psychological and psychiatric term. It is used to describe people who experience irregular emotional responses. Labile mood is associated with severe mood swings and with intense emotional reactions.  Often the … Read More

I feel like a failure

Why do I feel like a failure? You can feel like a failure for all kinds of reasons: in terms of relationships in relation to an event in terms of career in terms of an ambition that can’t be achieved … Read More

Integrative counselling

Integrative counselling – developing counselling for you Integrative counselling is counselling that is NOT based upon one particular model (psychodynamic, Jungian, CBT, humanistic, existential, gestalt) instead your counsellor is able to draw upon different models to think and work to … Read More

Systemic therapy

Systemic therapy – we are all part of different social systems Systemic therapy is interested in the way you as an individual relate to, and are in relationship with other people. It does not view you as someone in isolation … Read More

Dealing with addiction

How do you recognise that you may have an addiction? Alcohol, drug, food, gambling, sex, or porn addiction problem? We might assume that it would be obvious and easy to spot, but it isn’t. With addictions, people ‘use’ drink, or … Read More

Therapeutic relationship

The value of a therapeutic relationship Good friends are precious but you don’t always want to tell them everything. Often there are things we would like to speak about but feel put off by our personal relationships. This is why, … Read More

Introduction to Counselling

Introduction to Counselling – what is counselling? Counselling is a conversation, in some ways an unusual conversation because the focus is on finding out about you and what has brought you? Introduction to Counselling – how does it work? Counselling … Read More