Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind
Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind

Peace of mind: ********  Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale ******** Peace of mind comes from learning to separate yourself from your thoughts. Psychologists call this cognitive defusion and it is an effective way to reduce anxiety. How cognitive behavioral therapy works The basic premise of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is that... » read more

Mad Confessions
Mad Confessions

  Mad Confessions Over the years I have heard many mad and intriguing confessions. I’d like to think that I have always been an open-minded person but I believe I am even more so now after working with a multitude of clients from all sorts of backgrounds. Very little surprises me these days as I... » read more

5 Ways to Help Find More Clients as a Counselor
5 Ways to Help Find More Clients as a Counselor

Your counseling services might be wonderful, but you’ll never get the clients you deserve unless you find creative ways to market yourself. The following are some tips for getting more clients for yourself as a counselor. Use them to improve your client base so that your counseling firm can thrive. 1. Ask for Referrals One... » read more

The mindset needed to be successful
The mindset needed to be successful

The alternative – learning to be present and accepting thoughts – allows us to see negative experiences as normal, whilst being able to refocus our attention on our chosen behaviour. However, there are certain psychological states that underpin high performance irrespective of the task involved.  These include: Task focus.  High performance nearly always rests on... » read more

When To Seek Help From A Psychotherapist
When To Seek Help From A Psychotherapist

People sometimes feel overwhelmed with different life’s issues; this can be problems with their marriages, past abuse they haven’t completely healed from, or they may be depressed.   It could also be a difficulty at work, abuse of a child at a young age, academic failure at school, or the loss of a spouse. These... » read more

The different types of psychological treatments
The different types of psychological treatments

Our mental health is being challenged more than ever. The world is more competitive, social media dictates how we should look and what we should be doing, and social comparisons are in our awareness daily. Depression and anxiety are on the rise as well due to uncertainty about the future, worries about relationships and work,... » read more

The secrets of wealthy successful people
The secrets of wealthy successful people

If you want to get wealthy, get used to being uncomfortable. Now, I know that sounds negative but the truth is you become more confident and resilient when you step out of your comfort zone. That is what life is all about. So many people in their old age regret not taking more risks and... » read more

What is Functional Neurological Disorder?
What is Functional Neurological Disorder?

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND), is often diagnosed when an individual has a diverse range of neurological symptoms that do not neatly fit into any specific category. Individuals with Functional Neurological Disorder have provided me with these interesting comments:   FND does not always have a psychological cause i.e. past trauma – for some people, it... » read more