Introduction to social anxiety Social anxiety is a serious condition that I feel is often overlooked and under recognised by many people, even those that are affected by its symptoms. As a therapist, I am passionate about raising awareness of the condition and how the talking therapies have the potential to help. One website claims… Continue reading Reaching out to social anxiety
Safety, Stability, Nurturance & Acceptance This is a very important question. If your core emotional needs are being met, then it is likely that you are more content. If there are some psychological problems that you are dealing with, then there is a chance that, in some way, they are not all being sufficiently met.… Continue reading Are your core emotional needs being satisfied?
Sooner or later we all experience a life transition. This might involve leaving school and going to university, or becoming married or giving birth. Life’s transitions can be very challenging because these are not necessarily planned for and may be thrust upon us. Sometimes we can be resentful of the changes a transition creates in… Continue reading Life’s transitions and therapy
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” Carl Bard
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with… Continue reading Work
If there’s one annual event above all others to elevate stress levels and inflame already difficult relationship issues it has to be Christmas. Coupled with the ever increasing incidences of rising personal debt as people seek to finance a ‘perfect’ Christmas, the much beleaguered Accident and Emergency departments struggling to cope with their normal workloads,… Continue reading Merry Christmas ??