Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud

Hermann Hesse

Anna provides a completely confidential, non-judgemental space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings in order to gain insight and discover a better way of living and being.

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If you feel that you have some difficulties, that are preventing you from engaging fully with life then counselling can help. Generally, people seek counselling for a variety of reasons, and usually want things to be different and have hope for a better future. Having the space and opportunity to explore these issues in counselling can give you the chance to look at a problem from a different point of view, whilst creating the time needed to compose a solution.

Children and Grief

How can we support children in grief?   Explaining that a loved one has died to a child is a very difficult and upsetting task.   As a parent or loved one you will want to support them with their pain and loss.   It can be difficult to know how much information...
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Men and Self Care

Men need and benefit from self-care as much women do.  When committed to, it builds upon and creates a more positive relationship that you have with yourself.  It is vital for stress and mood management.  Knowing how to take care of yourself is a lifelong task.  It...
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How Therapy Works

How does Therapy work?   I am often asked by clients,   What will happen in a session?   How many times will I need to come?   How much does it cost?   In truth, the answer is that it depends……..   As a Humanistic therapist, I believe that the single most...
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Surviving Flashbacks

Many people with PTSD struggle in coping with flashbacks. Flashbacks are considered one of the re-experiencing symptoms of PTSD.  During a flashback, a person may feel or act as though a traumatic event is happening again.  Learning how to ground yourself is a useful...
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PTSD

PTSD It’s to be expected to feel anxious and disconnected from life if you have experienced something traumatic. If you are struggling with symptoms and have been for more than a month it is possible that you are suffering with Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....
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X Box and its impact on your child’s brain

After noticing the impact that my sons X box is having on his mood and behaviour I have made the decision to reduce his time on it. Obviously, I have made myself fairly unpopular in doing so but it was a necessary choice.  We are two weeks in and its working wonders...
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Children, Therapy and Sand Trays

  Why Work Creatively?   I love working therapeutically with children and there are many benefits of working creatively with them.  Creative art therapies offer a non-intrusive way of working with and engaging children and young people who are experiencing...
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The Beauty of Gratitude

The Beauty of Gratitude   I have been thinking about this a lot.  I have spent a lot of time with someone recently that has shown me this in the most beautiful and humble ways.  A cup of tea, a text message, a birthday card are all met with heartfelt gratitude...
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Self Esteem

What is Self Esteem? Self-esteem by dictionary definition reflects a person's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth’. ‘It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude towards the self.’ Self-esteem in essence is about how much you like who...
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Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT or Tapping)   Emotional freedom technique,  EFT is described as acupuncture without the needles.  It has also been said that ‘Tapping often works when nothing else will’ a bold statement, I know.  I stumbled upon EFT completely...
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