Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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Qualifications required for various types of counselling

Qualifications required for various types of counselling

I often get asked about the qualifications required to be a counsellor. Here is a guide to what is required: Counselling and Psychotherapy are not statutorily regulated professions, so the only course open to them in order to validate their credentials is voluntary accreditation. BACP […]

10 Facts about phobias

10 Facts about phobias

  10 Facts about phobias and fears   1) Most fears are learned except for a few fears such as the fear of falling, the fear of loud noises and the fear of objects moving towards us. In evolutionary terms, this makes sense. Early humans […]

Common problems that millenials bring to therapy

Common problems that millenials bring to therapy

Life is bloody hard at times. It can take effort to stay chipper and see the good stuff at times. At least we can take some consolation in knowing that we aren’t alone. In many ways, we are all in the “crazy soup of life” […]

Ways To Pick Yourself Up & Move Forward After A Setback

Ways To Pick Yourself Up & Move Forward After A Setback

Going through any kind of setback in life can be frustrating and also bring about feelings of shame and embarrassment. It’s important you learn how to pick yourself back up and move forward so you can create a brighter future for yourself. Be willing to […]

Can mental health apps replace traditional counselling?

Can mental health apps replace traditional counselling?

I believe that mental health apps will play an important role in the future of mental health care by providing innovative solutions for the self-management of mental health disorders. Mental health apps have the potential to reach people who would otherwise not receive help by removing […]

Escaping depression

Escaping depression

Escaping depression is easier said than done but there are things that you can do to keep the black dog at a distance. Mental health professionals still continue to debate whether depression is physiological (nature) or whether it is a product of the environment around […]

My biggest revelation since becoming a CBT therapist

My biggest revelation since becoming a CBT therapist

Cognitive behavioural therapy has taught me a lot. There are life situations that CBT can’t help with but the one thing that CBT has helped me with is the realisation that I have the power to choose my thoughts. My biggest revelation since becoming a CBT […]

Will cognitive behavioural therapy help my anxiety?

Will cognitive behavioural therapy help my anxiety?

CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) is a great antidote for anxiety. Most CBT therapists start by explaining how anxiety affects us on a more basic level. When we feel threatened, our immediate reaction is one of these three: flight, fight or freeze. We either try to […]


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