Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: Counselling

How I made Cognitive Behavioural Therapy my career

How I made Cognitive Behavioural Therapy my career

I have always been intrigued by the reasons for people’s behaviour. I knew from an early age that Psychology was a major interest of mine but I wasn’t sure exactly what I would end up doing in that field. In South Africa, I went down […]

Emotional Intelligence Masterclass

Emotional Intelligence Masterclass

  Are you a healthcare professional, psychologist, or HR Manager looking to expand your knowledge of emotional intelligence? If so, the Emotional Intelligence Masterclass may be exactly what you are looking for.  This course is also an excellent resource for therapists, coaches or mental well-being trainers.  By taking […]

Stop Neglecting Yourself: 3 Ways To Re-Start Self-Care

Stop Neglecting Yourself: 3 Ways To Re-Start Self-Care

Often, people believe self-care isn’t particularly important. They think it’s not something that needs to be done, especially when there is so much else to do and so many other people to care for in their lives. That’s why so many people neglect their own self-care.  […]

The benefits of therapy

The benefits of therapy

You may wonder why people go see a therapist or a counsellor. What can a counsellor or psychotherapist offer that a good friend can’t? The benefits of therapy are numerous. First of all, one the benefits of therapy is that you can talk to someone […]

Tips on Mentally Preparing for Grad School

Tips on Mentally Preparing for Grad School

As you prepare for the triumphs and challenges of graduate school, you’ll need to make sure you mentally prepare yourself. In your pursuit of a graduate degree, it can be easy to lose yourself in the process. It’s important to make sure you do all […]

Why am I depressed?

Why am I depressed?

When we feel down and ask ourselves, “Why am I depressed?”, there unfortunately isn’t always a clear answer. Depression is different to sadness. When we feel sad we can often pinpoint why we feel sad. It could be due to losing something we love dearly […]

Top 10 mental health apps endorsed by mental health expert

Top 10 mental health apps endorsed by mental health expert

Whilst no app has yet been invented that can replace human face-to-face interactions such as counselling with a mental health expert, there are a number of excellent apps that offer great support and guidance to enhance your wellbeing. I have personally looked at many mental […]

Employee Assistance Programme with a difference

Employee Assistance Programme with a difference

I qualified as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) this year after completing a two year Post-Graduate CBT course at New Buckinghamshire University. It’s one of the toughest courses I have ever experienced and left me with a renewed respect for qualified CBT counsellors who are […]