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

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

10 Tip to increase your resilience
10 Tip to increase your resilience

There are many ways to increase your resilience. This is good news because we can all do with inner resources to get through times when we feel overwhelmed or unable to cope. Here are 10 helpful tips to increase your resilience Top tips for resilience: Embrace failure and accept it as a part of life... » 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

How is that working for you??
How is that working for you??

  Helpful thinking I attended a CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) workshop led by Steve Hollon at Surrey University a while ago. He was inspirational and one of his catch phrases that he used with clients is “how is that working for you?” I love this sentence as it helps clients focus on behaviour that generally... » read more

The simplest trick for motivation
The simplest trick for motivation

Motivation certainly seems to be lacking for many people, especially after experiencing several lockdowns and being stuck at home. Don’t worry though – I am going to tell you about the most basic and simplest trick for motivation. It’s nothing fancy, there are no sounds and flashing lights but if you follow this plan, you... » read more

5 Online Resources For Those Suffering From Stress
5 Online Resources For Those Suffering From Stress

The isolation and uncertainty of the pandemic have left many people struggling to find a way to manage their stress levels. Additionally, the hoped-for end of the pandemic is a long time coming, which adds to the burden. However, getting help is still possible, even if your connections may look different than in prior times.... » read more