Counselling is a talking therapy that can help people to deal with a wide range of problems, including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship issues, and trauma. It can also help people to improve their communication and interpersonal skills, develop coping mechanisms, and make positive changes in their lives. [Read more…]
Everywhere you turn there is bad news and recent weeks have been no exception.
A 29-year-old man goes on a killing spree in an Orlando nightclub because he can’t come to terms with his sexuality; a two-year-old is attacked and killed by an alligator while on the holiday of a lifetime at Disney World; and closer to home (here in the UK), an MP is stabbed and shot in the street by someone consumed by hatred.
The world can be a frightening place, and if you’re easily overwhelmed by worry and a sense of dread, you aren’t alone. [Read more…]
Holiday and New Year greetings to all of you and my deepest appreciation for those who continue to engage and support me and my work. Read on for a New Year’s message requiring courage to take action – if this year is to be ‘the one’ where you CAN once again become the best expression of yourself. [Read more…]
John and Joanna do not know one another. They have never met, and yet the similar symptoms in their lives are as a result of learned beliefs and perceptions. Are you John, or Joanne?
A short vlog with private counsellor, Bob Brotchie, about the subject of felt guilt. Consider the following:
- Does guilt serve us or make us grow?
- How can we dissipate the associated emotions of guilt?
- Do we need to feel guilt?
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. [Read more…]
Are you unable to reduce or remove your unhealthy daily anxiety levels because you’ve become attached to them? How might you even know? [Read more…]
Guest author, Javier Fitzgerald, writes about counseling, addiction and education. His most recent work is entitled “How Do I Become A Substance Abuse Counselor?” Making the decision to go into rehab is a huge one, and you should be commended for it. You’ve taken the first step to starting fresh and new. Still though, you must continue to attend substance abuse counselling afterwards for the following reasons:
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…]