Luck and good fortune

You need luck, no matter how much talent, drive and desire you have.  Without luck you may find it hard to get your ideas and projects off the ground no matter how good they are. In mythology, folklore and fairy … Read More

Loss of confidence

A profound loss of confidence is often a consequence of accidents and events. When something happens out of the blue it can leave you shaken. The impact on individuals of a death, or a painful family break up, or witnessing … Read More

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder that is characterised by alternating periods of mania and depression. It was formerly known as manic depression. People with Bipolar Disorder can swing from extreme highs to extreme lows, sometimes very quickly. This can … Read More

About Counselling Buckinghamshire

I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and counsellor working in Hazlemere, near High Wycombe, in Buckinghamshire. Before starting in private practice I trained in the NHS at St Barts’ Hospital in London and before that at the Homerton Hospital in … Read More

Counselling Buckinghamshire

Counselling Buckinghamshire was set up in 2006 to provide a counselling and psychotherapy service to adults experiencing a range of different problems. Sometimes these problems might refer to a specific event such as bereavement, divorce, redundancy or trauma. Sometimes they … Read More


Watching ‘Dr Strangelove’, you remember watching it with a friend 25 years ago, how it made you laugh doing impressions of Peter Sellers. You think of the past, the old relationship and wonder how you lost touch? The relationships you … Read More

How do I change myself?

An article in the Big Issue (Feb 13-19 2017) explores the question of whether; you can change yourself by looking within to find the truth you find there, or, by selecting aspects of your character that you recognise and don’t … Read More