Children and Grief

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...
Men and Self Care

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...
How Therapy Works

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...
Surviving Flashbacks

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...
PTSD

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)....
X Box and its impact on your child’s brain

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...