Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Human Behaviour

Patterns in human behaviour – why we are all more similar than we think

Psychology Behind Social Media — Posting to Feed One’s Ego?

Psychology Behind Social Media — Posting to Feed One’s Ego?

Psychology Behind Social Media  Social media. We all know what they are. We all use them. But do we know how they actually work? Are we influencing social media, or are they influencing us? The following article deals with the psychology behind our posts, likes, […]

What wearing designer clothes says about you

What wearing designer clothes says about you

Psychologists read into everything… yes unfortunately I can’t turn it off. I am constantly analysing people’s behaviour hoping to spot trends and patterns. Designer clothes are no exception. I got to know a lot about my clients when I first met them just by looking […]

Reactive attachment disorder

Reactive attachment disorder

Reactive attachment disorder (RAD) is often a result of an inability to form close attachment bonds with a primary caregiver (often a parent) during childhood. This lack of attachment is often caused by a neglectful or dysfunctional relationship between the infant/child and the parent. The […]

How to Be Confident When Dating

How to Be Confident When Dating

No matter how many dates you go on, or how many people you go out with, dating remains a mystery that’s difficult to crack for most people. Whether you’re just looking to have fun at a casual social outing or if you’re searching for your soulmate, […]

Can Solicitors Fight Against Social Services?

Can Solicitors Fight Against Social Services?

Choosing to make a claim against social services can be an extremely difficult decision. Whether the claim is regarding an event that happened years ago, or very recently, it can be painful and often difficult to talk about. RKB Law have handled these types of […]

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist primarily because I wanted to understand myself better. I imagined that Cognitive behavioural therapy would explain all the prominent questions I had about mental health and human behaviour. I have learned a lot through qualifying as a counsellor but […]

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Have you ever stopped to wonder why we’re addicted to reality TV? People can’t seem to get enough of it. This is clear by the increasing amount of reality TV shows appearing in the media. There is a psychological reason for our avid interest in […]

Lonely at Christmas

Lonely at Christmas

Christmas is a strange time of year. Being lonely at Christmas is a sad side effect of this season. I often imagine beings from another planet landing on earth during this time, scratching their heads (if they had heads!) and wondering what the heck these […]