Bereaved

Bereaved – how are we supposed to go on living when someone we love has died? Grief is a natural response to the death of a loved one – to being bereaved. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross developed a framework for thinking about … Read More

What Does Traumatised Mean?

To be traumatised means that you are suffering a lasting sense of shock as the result of particular events which have had a profound psychological impact on you. It isn’t just that something shocking has happened to you.  It’s also … Read More

Dreams And Nightmares

What are your dreams and nightmares about? Everybody has some sense of having dreams, some more than others. Some people have particular memories of their childhood nightmares.  Psychotherapy is one place in which these dreams can be explored. My interest … Read More

Toxic masculinity

What does toxic masculinity mean? Is it gender specific or can women express toxic masculinity too? Toxic masculinity refers to a set of traits and behaviours; bullying arrogance feeling self-entitled know everything Toxic masculinity wants the centre stage Toxic masculinity … Read More

Attachment Disorder In Adults

  do you suffer from attachment disorder? do you have attachment issues? The families we grow up in shape us.  The quality of emotional care that we experienced as children has a formative influence on how we in turn grow … Read More

Transformational Coaching

What do we mean by Transformational Coaching Transformational coaching could be described as coaching that enables you to work on yourself at a greater depth. It is work which enables you to safely examine and explore areas of your life … Read More

Mental Health Training

Why Better Mental Health Training is Important Companies that actively support better mental health training tend to be better places to work. From construction companies to pharmaceuticals the importance of good mental health training is not in doubt.  The difficult … Read More

Porn Addiction Relapse

Making sense of a porn addiction relapse Whether you take a 12-step view to addictions or a more cognitive based approach, a porn addiction relapse needs careful management. The mark of addiction is unmanageability.  If you or someone you know … Read More

Cocaine Comedown

The term ‘cocaine comedown’ covers a range of possibilities Cocaine use tends to start at parties and social events. Cocaine is probably the number two recreational drug after cannabis.  For some people it stays like that, for others cocaine takes over … Read More

Reactive Depression

Do you suffer from reactive depression? You can think of depression as an umbrella term that covers a range of depressive disorders. The term reactive depression refers to an event related depression that has been brought on in reaction to … Read More