Does Your Self-Confidence Need A Boost?

Self- confidence /esteem is how we value and perceive ourselves. It’s based on our opinions and beliefs about ourselves, which can sometimes feel really difficult to change. Your self- confidence/ esteem can affect how you feel and can cause damage to certain areas of your life, for example look at the list below and see […]

The Importance Of Sleep

SLEEP Are you getting enough? Do you have trouble going to sleep? Most adults need between 6 and 9 hours of sleep every night. The relationship between our sleep and our mental health is extremely close but many of us aren’t aware of just how important getting sufficient quality sleep is for our mental and emotional […]

Transform Your Skills

SCHOOL – Did you love or hate it? Learning and education are essential prep for life—and that shouldn’t stop after you leave school. Lifelong learning is something that can greatly benefit your well-being. A rewarding life is based on strong foundations, and the key to it is the development of your skills. I am not […]

A Metaphor that describes Life.

Life seems to flow like the sea, with all its powers to wear down or build up, to ebb and to flow, to nurture and to destroy, to merge and to separate. Its beauty often astounds when we see the sparkle of sunlight on the blue seas, or the shimmer of moonlight on the oceans […]

S.A.D (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Do the winter months fill you with dread? Mental health professionals believe it is due to the lack or reduced amount of sunlight during the winter months when darkness prevails for much longer periods of the day. This is termed S.A.D (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and is a form of depression that can affect vulnerable people […]

Do you Nourish or Deplete Yourself?

Looking after yourself might seem like a selfish thing to do or attitude to have, but if you don’t, how can you look after or support anyone else and you may even find you suffer from symptoms like these: • Constantly tired, have disturbed sleep; never wake up before the alarm goes off. • Crave […]

Do you have trouble saying NO?

Standing up for you is not always easy, but what people fail to understand is that they are just damaging themselves in more ways than one. Saying YES when you really want to say NO can often leave you feeling: • Exhausted • Over-worked • Powerless • Resentful • Pushed around • Bossed about • […]

The place of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in relationship counselling

In simple terms, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT tackles normal human problems by trying to change the way we approach life, how we think and behave.  Sometimes the problems we face in our lives are not easily solved or changed – sick elderly parents, difficulties with children, redundancies, money worries – but a good coping […]

Celebrities Embrace Latest Trend on Couples Therapy

Nowadays, it seems that everyone wants to talk openly about mental health problems.  There isn’t a day goes by when someone in the public eye doesn’t reveal their battle with depression, anxiety, bereavement, panic attacks…delete as appropriate.   By famous people talking openly about these issues, it somehow makes them seem human, like the rest […]

Online Video Counselling & Therapy Due to Coronvirus

Face-to-Face Appointments OPEN for fully vaccinated clients As things are finally opening up across the country, I am happy to say that I can now offer face-to-face sessions in my clinic once again. However, if you still prefer to have your sessions online via Zoom that is possible too. The choice is now yours. Embracing […]