How Psychotherapy Works

There is a lot of confusion about what psychotherapy is and how it works. There are so many competing different models and ideas about how to improve and change your life. A lot of these ideas focus upon changes which … Read More

Fear Of Commitment

Does a fear of commitment hold you back? Commitment issues often stem back to our early experiences of family relationships.    The way we were attached and cared for in our original family units tends to become the basis of … Read More

In The Face Of Adversity

It’s not your fault and it isn’t personal – setbacks and adversity are just an ordinary part of what happens to us while we are trying to pursue our goals, dreams and ambitions. In the face of adversity you have … Read More

Peter Pan Syndrome

We all have to find a way to grow up.  People who have Peter Pan syndrome haven’t worked out how to.  Something in the process of the development of their personality and psychology has stalled or hasn’t been triggered, and … Read More

Relationship Anxiety

What causes relationship anxiety? We are learning about relationships from the start of our lives.  From the very beginning, as babies we look to bond with our mothers.  We develop our future relationships based on these early experiences of bonding … Read More

Therapeutic Relationship

A therapuetic relationship has the potential to settle your anxiety and to heal your personal suffering. It is a relationship that can provide you with a refuge, safety and sanctuary. You may have lost someone who provided such safety for … Read More

Existential Crisis

What is an existential crisis? In short, when we speak of an existential crisis we are talking about an experience in which we are made to question whether our lives have meaning and purpose.   Though we can think of … Read More

Mental health assessment

What is a mental health assessment? A mental health assessment is a psychiatric assessment.  It is part of the process of information being gathered with the purpose of making a diagnosis.  Once you have been given a diagnosis a treatment … Read More

Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder EUPD

Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) is also referred to as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  It is a diagnosis that describes a range of destructive impulsive emotional reactions.  The disorder is unique to all sufferers.  What has happened is that a … Read More