Our children being ‘picky eaters’ can be one of the most frustrating parts of the parenting experience. I have personal experience of this and guest author, Caroline Kastner, offers some helpful tips to manage this behaviour. Continue reading “How to Manage Your Child’s Picky Eating” »
Eating disorders are some of the most dangerous as well as common psychological and mental illnesses which are either characterised by excessive eating or by scanty consumption of food. Eating disorders are a kind of condition wherein a person, suffering from it, might not even know that he/she has a serious psychological problem. (From Guest Writer ~ David Milsont) Continue reading “5 Indisputable Facts About Eating Disorders” »
When we think of an individual facing challenges with addiction, it’s possible to neglect the impact on others close to that individual. In this guest post, author Helen Weir shares some helpful insight into just how those closest to the challenge of addiction are affected – and what can help. Continue reading “Why Counselling is Important for Families during Addiction Recovery” »
Some of you may have seen my new 2-minute ‘welcome’ video, but for those of you who haven’t, read on. Continue reading “So nice to meet you!” »
A happy New Year to all my readers, connections, supporters, and not least, clients past – present and future.
Of the two hundred and fifty blogs I’ve published, over the past four years, I thought as we hurtle towards 2016 I would share a reminder of the diversity of some of those from 2015. Continue reading “A Roundup from 2015” »
I provide CBT for many clients, mostly in-person, but also online. I am not, however, a one-trick-pony! CBT simply isn’t for everyone for a number of reasons. And if it is for you, how will you know? Continue reading “Is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) For Me?” »
Discovering the cost and value of counselling – or not!
Because even if I do have challenges (and don’t we all), I don’t want to be considered a failure. It’s not like I’m sick! (Psst! You don’t need to be ill to gain new perspectives.) Continue reading “Who the Heck Needs Counselling Anyhow?” »
The truth is, who wouldn’t sooner fix the car or some other mechanical part of our lives? Who ever heard of a ‘mechanical’ stigma? When the car breaks down or needs attention, we might get emotional about it. The inconvenience, cost, all sorts of judgements but mostly we know it has to be done, and so we bite the bullet. Continue reading “I’d Sooner Fix the Car than the Mind!” »
Okay, I’m the first to openly admit my preferences for delivering psychological therapies such as counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness training are via face-to-face collaboration from my practice, near Newmarket in Suffolk, UK. However, over the past few years there is more of a demand for my services to be made available online. Continue reading “Online vs Face-to-Face Talking Therapy” »