cognitive behavioural therapy; psychology; relationship counselling

Human Behaviour

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

Living or existing?

Living or existing?

I have always had this ability to observe society from afar, almost as if I was an alien from another planet. I watch people, observe societal trends and customs and sometimes see the world as this hurly burly noisy place where we are all mindlessly […]

Focus externally for a better world

Focus externally for a better world

Focus externally for the sake of your own mental health and for the benefit of the planet

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

A smile is worth about a thousand words, give or take. And if you’ve ever been feeling down (as we all have), you probably know how a smile from the right person at the right time can turn your day around.  The phrase is a […]

Diary of a care assistant working in a mental health secure unit (2)

Diary of a care assistant working in a mental health secure unit (2)

A little bit about the girls… Not all patients on the ward have committed a criminal offence. Some are just perceived as being so unmanageable that they end up here. The tragedy is that most, if not all of these women were abused in some […]

Fine tune your focus

Fine tune your focus

There are many good reasons to fine tune your focus. Think about it, for a large part of the day we are ‘passive receptacles’ to the random onslaught of thoughts that enter our minds. Did I take the clothes out of the washing machine? Why […]

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 […]