For this month’s blog I have invited a dear friend Sam to talk about her experience….
Guest post by Samantha Houghton
Shame is an insidious body of emotion that allows us to feel an overwhelming negativity about ourselves as a person to the level that we believe we are fundamentally flawed and that we areRead More
Are you one of the singleton’s that are dreading the upcoming day this month, February the 14th, otherwise known as Valentines Day? If so, you are far from alone.
With the hyped-up commercialism that hits the UK, it can be a struggle not to feel “different”, that you are “missing out” or “unloved” on this day of romance for loved up couples.Read More
What is it?
Walking and Talking Therapy is a new service which I’m starting in January and is exactly what it says it is – we take the regular counselling session from the therapy room to the outdoors.Read More
Christmas is coming…but are you feeling cheery?
Not everybody does and the festive season is a time of year that many feel isolated, and the frivolities actually emphasise feelings of sadness and loneliness. It can feel as though the rest of the world is having fun, all except you.Read More
Anxiety is a normal part of everyday life when it is experienced occasionally. It is a response to a feeling of threat to your safety and your body and mind react accordingly, producing the unpleasant like symptoms. However, when these feelings become moreRead More
Let’s start by taking a true look at what loneliness is?
Anxiety and Depression whilst loneliness is not a mental health problem, a mental health problem can create a feeling of loneliness and by feeling lonely it can impact on your mental health, a bit of a chicken and an egg situation.Read More
When you have experienced a difficult start in life, where you have not been provided with a firm and secure foundation to be nurtured to enable you to develop into a healthyRead More
Mental health is more common than a lot of the population still realise, and with that still remains much stigma. This can prevent people whom are depressed, anxious or feeling distressed in other ways, from reaching out and asking for help. Read More
Over 1.6 million people in the UK are estimated to be affected by an eating disorder. The two most commonly known eating disorders are Bulimia Nervosa and Anorexia Nervosa, this blog will exploreRead More
With the month of April coming to an end and May is nearly now upon us, there is a distinct feeling of Spring being on its way.
Mention the word, Spring, to me, and it conjures up images of lambs in the meadow, sunshine and holidays. Oh yes, definitely holidays!Read More