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Gardening for Good Mental Health

The mental health benefits of gardening are broad and diverse. Studies have shown significant reductions in depression and anxiety,...

Working with Life Stages

The 7-Year Stages of Life Long ago people sensed an order in life that we, in the modern age often fail to see. Among the more important...

Living with Synesthesia

"What colour is five?" might seem like a strange question to ask, but if you have synesthesia, you may have an answer. What is...

The Tidal Model of Recovery

The Tidal Model of Recovery The main focus of the model is on helping individuals create their own voyage of discovery as a means of...

12 Signs you have a Rainforest Mind

12 Signs You Have a Rainforest Mind 1. You’ve been accused of being too sensitive, too dramatic, too emotional, too curious, and too...

Working with your Biography

Living as we do in a time where social networks are increasingly falling apart and many of us experience losses of meaning, vital...

Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning Do we really need to find meaning in life or can we just live our life without pondering on this question? Human beings...

For Couples

Most couples come to counselling once they have tried everything else and feel so stuck that they think talking to a third party or...

Transitions

September is always a month of changes and transitions, back to school, back from holidays but this year we face additional challenges...

Finding emergency support

Immediate Help Sometimes we need some immediate support but at present lots of the usual helpline and services are still catching up from...

High Sensitivity

Parents sometimes come to me and say, “My child is so sensitive. I don’t know why he’s like this. Everything is such a big deal. I parent...

Living with adult ADHD

Living with ADHD as an adult A new charity in the UK is seeking to provide adults living with ADHD more support. Called ADHDUK it is run...

What to do about Anger

We all know what anger is, and we've all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage. Anger, is a completely normal,...

What is counselling for me?

Counselling is about understanding and working with life challenges. It’s about understanding common and failed responses to life’s...

New ways to walk

So many of us are now walking in all weathers that by now we might be becoming a little less mindful on our daily fitness/ mental health...

The Benefits of Cold Therapy

Now we are in November many people are tempted by the dark nights and stormy weather to stay indoors more and wrap up warm but did you...

Outdoor Therapy

For a long time, I wanted to take my therapy outside of my office, and indeed outside of any boxes, so I am really pleased that I can...