Are you content right now and does this last for you? What’s in your way?And that is a fundamental point: We do a lot of that ‘wishing’! Continue reading “Content With Discontent?” »
When people are considering engaging a therapist for mental health management issues, they often do so quite intuitively. At a conscious, intellectual level however – what might this look like?
In client collaborations around psychological distress, one cause is often attributable to the experience of bullying in the person’s earlier life. I have seen the effects from age 11 – to over 60.
I ask, is it inevitable that the residual, harmful effects of abusive events must define our present moment – and therefore our future?
I’m pleased to offer this infographic, on behalf of Nursing School Hub, The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder. Continue reading “Bipolar Disorder – Removing the Mystique” »
There are more than one hundred talking therapies available to help guide you through your emotional and mental health challenges. With so many, which one is right for you?
Clearly, I’m unable to cover all available options here… even if I knew them all! What we can do, however, is explore a short journey around some of the offerings, and considerations.
I welcome the opportunity to offer you this informational piece from our friends in the US. Despite a few cultural differences there are many points referred to that are equally relevant the world over. Guest author, Rachel Vickers writes about addiction and counseling with reference to Drug Facts (updated in 2016).
I thought for some, it might be nice to ‘meet’ the counsellor! Here is a very short video of me sharing, well… me! Continue reading “A Short Video About Me and Counselling” »
In this article, the third of this series, we consider aspects around three models of therapy – counselling, psychotherapy, and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). Continue reading “Counselling, Psychotherapy and CBT – How do they differ?” »