Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty Nest Syndrome

I had heard about this many years ago when my son was little. He is now eighteen and no longer my little boy but a grown up young man becoming more and more independent as the days go by. I’m talking about my experience of empty nest syndrome.Read More

Holiday Blues

Holiday Blues

With it being in the middle of the summer holiday season, I wanted to discuss the problems and some coping methods for stress, anxiety, depression and even relationships during this period.

When you are feeling in a bad place the feelings don’t just disappear because you are spending time by the sea or resting more. Whilst it can be helpful, allowing you to unwind more than usual and having a change of scenery can be very refreshing for the mind, holidays can create new difficulties.Read More

Emotional Neglect

Emotional Neglect

There is a condition which is not spoken or written about that often, it is more invisible than other more recognised types of abuse. There are no physical signs as with physical abuse or as talked about as sexual abuse. It is an insidious condition which causes intense internal emotional, mental and sometimes physical pain to the sufferer. We are talking about Emotional Neglect.Read More

school and college counselling leicestershire

School and College Counselling Leicestershire

Each week I can be found in some of Leicester’s Primary Schools, where I am privileged to be providing a counselling and play therapy service to the little people, as I call them.

The young people come to visit me within their school setting and share with me a variety of different issues that they are struggling with. This can include family upsets at home such as Read More

Invisible Girl

Invisible Girl

Hello and a big warm welcome to my brand new website. As life continually evolves , I saw it as the right time to have a fresh new look to allow me to share with you some of the latest counselling work I have been priviliged to take part in, with little people.Read More

A day in the life with clinical depression

A day in the life with clinical depression

This is a share that a client of mine has recently released to me and has given me permission to share here on my blog in the aim of helping others with Clinical Depression.

“I manage to get to sleep without too much problem, but each and every morning, I wake early. By early I mean around the 3 a.m mark without fail. Not only does this time of day feel so lonely but everything, my thoughts and my mood feel so much worse. My first thought is ‘Damn I’m still here’ which sounds bleak but I am writing this with total honesty. It’s dark around me in the night air but even darker in my mind and heart.

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