22 08, 2017

7 Steps for transforming your relationship – Part 1: Assessing relationship patterns and sore spots

By |2017-09-27T15:19:50+00:00August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Kate and Tom have been together for 5 years. They are both professionals and have successful careers. They used to get along so well but more recently end up arguing more and more. Kate says that it is because Tom doesn’t listen to her and he is insensitive whilst [...]

3 05, 2017

Toxic relationships: recognising, healing and moving on after a toxic relationship

By |2017-07-04T14:00:04+00:00May 3rd, 2017|2 Comments

Recognising the signs of a toxic relationship Peter* is a big, manly man who is successful at work as a project manager. On the outside, you would not know that there is nothing unusual going on in his life. He has been going out with Kirsty for 5 [...]

1 02, 2017

Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) – How does it impact on adult well-being?

By |2017-09-27T15:15:49+00:00February 1st, 2017|6 Comments

Lisa* has felt for all her life she is different from others and she has struggled to connect with her family, friends and previous partners. For those around her, she seems somehow distant and difficult to get to know. She often feels lost and tries to cope with difficult [...]

31 08, 2016

Childhood trauma & recovery I: Impact of childhood trauma on adult well-being

By |2017-03-28T00:14:22+00:00August 31st, 2016|2 Comments

Often the reason many clients come to psychological therapy is anxiety and depression. It may be that they have managed to cope with the symptoms for many years and perhaps even tried some short-term counselling. Then some sudden changes in either personal circumstances or in the family unit trigger a strong [...]

25 04, 2016

5 steps to a more positive body image – Part I

By |2016-12-18T13:00:36+00:00April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Now that we are in February any New Year’s Resolutions may have started to slip.  Did you start a diet and exercise program hoping that you would become more body confident and happier about your body image? Perhaps you are not quite happy about how your resolution is coming together. Being [...]

25 04, 2016

Demystifying therapy – What really happens in psychological therapy

By |2017-01-13T16:53:24+00:00April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

You may have recently encountered distressing life events or have for some time wanted help dealing with difficult feelings and experiences, and have now decided to seek support for yourself in the form of psychological therapy. Unless you have previous experience of therapy, it can be a daunting experience looking for a person [...]