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Debbie Stanton

Grief, Loss and Bereavement

Posted by Debbie Stanton

55 Days Ago


Grief and loss come in many forms, whether that is the death of a loved one, terminal illness, the loss of a job position or income, children leaving home (also known as empty nest syndrome), life changes and upheavals such as divorce, moving home or retirement, pets dying or running away, or any other type of... [read more]

Paul Hayward

The Long Dark Night

Posted by Paul Hayward

78 Days Ago


We always seem to be in such a rush nowadays. If we want to know something, we just look at our “Smart” phones. The answer is instant- no effort is needed from us, just demand and passive consumption. We are ‘served’ at self-check outs- for our speed and convenience. It also removed that need for a bit... [read more]

Paul Hayward

States of Anxiety

Posted by Paul Hayward

78 Days Ago


States of Anxiety This was prompted by something a client said to me the other day. We were speaking of their anxiety; their understanding of the causes of it, the effects of it on their life and what they (I will use an anonymous ‘they’ to protect their identity) had been doing to cope with it throughout their... [read more]

Naoum Liotas

Gestalt Therapy - What is it? Some explanations from a professional

Posted by Naoum Liotas

233 Days Ago


When looking for psychotherapy, one cannot really know what each modality of psychotherapy really is and how one might benefit from them or not. So it is not a very informed choice... And even as experts, we sometimes struggle keeping up with all new modalities and models that pop up every now and then. This is... [read more]

Emely Östberg

Did You Know That the Age at Which One Learns a Second Language Can Impact Ones Emotional Connection to the Words?

Posted by Emely Östberg

306 Days Ago


Mia Nacamulli is a communication specialist and in her TedTalk she tells us how we tend to be emotionally less biased when we speak, write, read and listen in a second language, due to the way a second language is stored and recalled in the brain. Bilinguals often report of how they find themselves cursing more freely in their... [read more]

Elizabeth Jeffries

Living Life Anxious How Psychotherapy and Counselling Can Help with Anxiety

Posted by Elizabeth Jeffries

785 Days Ago


Being Anxious Being anxious can be described in many different ways: as tension, feeling on edge, nervous, insecure, or worried. Other words used to describe anxiety include uncertainty, vulnerability, and feeling apprehensive, scared or insecure. Describing the experience of anxiety, a fairly common expression is “Anxiety is an inevitable part of life”. Or, there might even be some... [read more]

Patapia Tzotzoli

Shakespeare, Kahneman and us - the difference between appearance and reality

Posted by Patapia Tzotzoli

864 Days Ago


Shakespeare’s play A midsummer night’s dream incorporates various narratives that create its dreamlike qualities. For example, it frequently shows characters waking up to a different reality after having dreamed or presents them in a dreamlike state after having had magic worked upon them, which has changed their own reality. The majority of the play’s action also... [read more]

Reena Shah

Do recent celebrity convictions make dealing with sexual abuse easier

Posted by Reena Shah

915 Days Ago


The recent convictions of celebrities Dave Lee Travis, Stuart Hall and Rolf Harris have led the media and the CPS to applaud the breaking down of a long held taboo about sexual abuse (SA). However my experience suggests that a handful of celebrity convictions are not enough to help SA survivors to work through the complex trauma... [read more]

Renee Van Der Vloodt

What can we do about our 'Age of Angry' ?

Posted by Renee Van Der Vloodt

995 Days Ago


A recent report out by ATL, the British education union tells us that last year 6 out of 10 teachers were subjected to aggressive behaviour from pupils. This also included physically abusive behaviour. Dr Leonard Sax, whose latest book Collapse of Parenting came out this month, tells us  that parents are no longer in charge. He comments on children’s rudeness... [read more]

Danielle Coleman

How to survive as a carer

Posted by Danielle Coleman

1073 Days Ago


Carers need help too – how counselling can help you cope Being a carer Are you looking after a parent, spouse, disabled child, or friend? Many of us in the UK are now shouldering the main responsibility for looking after a loved one, either with us at home or living elsewhere. We all know that this is a very... [read more]


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