One of our most common challenges in life can be coping with emotional distress. We endure concerns in life, brushing them aside in the hope they will resolve or go away of their own volition, or commonly, and especially in the workplace, we are expected to just get through. [Read more…]
Our feelings are hurt in some way at some stage in our lives and for some more often than others. Forgiveness often appears to be a major challenge, why is this?
Addictive behaviours are one of the most concerning challenges we may ever have to overcome. Some of the common addictive behaviours include: [Read more…]
I thought for some, it might be nice to ‘meet’ the counsellor! Here is a very short video of me sharing, well… me! [Read more…]
A short video introducing me and Anglia Counselling – and the emotive subject of Bereavement. [Read more…]
In this article, the third of this series, we consider aspects around three models of therapy – counselling, psychotherapy, and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). [Read more…]
I decided to write a short series, partly in response to a recent query from concerned friends and relatives of someone who could really benefit from that which counselling therapy can provide and who is struggling to reconcile ‘himself’ with the possibility; and also for general consumption in an attempt to clarify the practice and to help reduce any stigma that might be attached. [Read more…]
If I need counselling, I must be in real trouble; I must have failed in some way.
If you recognise and find courage to consider counselling, whether for emotional ‘niggles’ or for something you feel is more serious, this is a success in your life. A failure might be considered if you continued to neglect seeking to resolve a problem that leaves you feeling ‘less than’. [Read more…]
You’re out of the area when I need a listener.
I need your availability to meet mine.
I’m too busy to commit to the travel and distance – and those parking issues.
I will feel more comfortable discussing my challenges confidentially over the phone or online, at least until I feel a little better.
I like the convenience… and knowledge that we can meet later if I so wish. [Read more…]