The ‘Fatal Flaw’ Found in Adulthood – Excerpt

As featured on Psychreg – Let’s talk about behaviour, this is an excerpt from my article (The ‘Fatal Flaw’ Found in Adulthood) discussing emotions, CEN and trauma.

Do you ever experience acute, sudden onset of very low moods or depressive states, seemingly without reason? Perhaps you have all the material items you could want, a wonderful partner, a successful career, yet none of this seems to be enough.

What is this and why does it keep re-appearing? Sadly, the symptoms I mention above are just some of all that can found due of the emotional trauma or “neglect” the majority of individuals I work with are suffering from, year-after-year, for periods of time.

There always seems to be an insatiable “itch” wanting to be scratched. “It’ll be alright when” is a common sense of feeling as we buy the next car, home, holiday, partner, or seek promotion at work in the hope that itch will get scratched.

Then there are these other significant side effects that can leave us wondering “where did ‘that’ reaction come from?” READ MORE

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Bob Brotchie
Counsellor and Founder at | Personal Website

Bob Brotchie is a counsellor, life coach and creator of Conscious Living by Design™. He writes for Anglia Counselling, is featured on various other websites and introduces us to many guest writers all covering topics related to mental health and wellbeing.

Bob provides bespoke counselling services to clients in the privacy and comfort of a truly welcoming environment at his Anglia Counselling company office, located near Newmarket in Suffolk, England. Bob also provides professional online counselling, for local, national, and international clients. The therapeutic models offered are bespoke to the client’s needs, especially those in receipt of 'childhood emotional neglect' (CEN), whilst integrating a mindful approach to psychotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) principles. For clients experiencing trauma and/or phobia, Bob offers EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).

The ‘Fatal Flaw’ Found in Adulthood – Excerpt

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