Working with Anxiety

Sometimes problems come unforeseen and create tensions that if left unchecked become more complicated and create uncomfortable levels of anxiety. Something may go wrong in a relationship, or bad health might strike us or a loved one, something happens that … Read More

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Retirement and Old Age

We tend to live in patterns. We find ways of living that work for us and stick by them until we are forced to change often because of circumstances beyond our control. In some cases we may try to keep … Read More

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How to Manage Anxiety Disorders

People can spend years, sometimes whole lifetimes, living with anxiety without seeking help. Sometimes this will be felt in particular physical symptoms, for example stomach and bowel problems, or sleep problems. It can take various forms and it can severely … Read More

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Personal Development Workshops

We tend to repeat the way we live, work, and love, so we find our lives circling round different versions of the same outcomes and problems. How do we manage to step back and take a fresh look at things … Read More

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Three Reasons to Choose Psychotherapy

One: It’s a method of treatment that works by helping people understand how they create problematic patterns of thinking, feeling, acting, and relating. Two: Such problems usually recreate patterns, problems and solutions from early intimate relationships. Like never forgetting how … Read More

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The Wish to Change

Our moods and psychological states are part of us, part of the way we live. We can think it might be useful to change things about how we live, but often the problem that we want to deal with is … Read More

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Taking the First Step

Taking the first step to contact a counsellor or psychotherapist can feel daunting, and it may help to remember that there no obligations. In the first instance you are only arranging an initial consultation to find out what you make … Read More

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Living With Anxiety

If you suffer from non-specific anxiety states, everyday life can become very difficult. It may not be clear where the anxiety comes from, but nonetheless it can be operating in an on going way. Over time such feelings can spoil … Read More

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The Babadook – a Review

This is not your common or garden things-going-bump-in-the-night horror film, though there are plenty of bumps. The Babadook is positioned more within the psychology of horror, and in particular within the area of the horror that is traumatic bereavement. What … Read More

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Dealing with Disappointment

Often the key problem we struggle with is how to deal with disappointment. The highs and successes that come our way are great but there aren’t always very many of them. It is the setbacks that bother us more and … Read More

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