Challenge your Winter blues with these tips

Challenge your Winter blues with these tips

Most of us have heard of the phrase ‘winter blues” particularly at this time of year. It may manifest as an increased sense of anxiety about the end of the year and the upcoming holidays — whether that’s because of the challenges of managing family life or separation...
Supporting children in grief

Supporting children in 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 to...
Men and the Importance of Self Care

Men and the Importance of 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

If you have PTSD, you may be struggling to cope with flashbacks and dissociation.  Flashbacks are 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. These happen as a result...
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)....