Post Traumatic Growth

This post is a response to an article by Martin Seligman Building Resilience, which was originally published in the Harvard Business Review, April 2011. It seems ironic to me, that the testing ground of positive psychology became the US Army.  … Read More

Low Mood

I have had periods of low mood throughout my life.  Growing up was hard, my parents separated, and my brother and I moved between them.  We got to see them, but it was hard, it was hard on all of … Read More

Secure Base Model

The Secure Base model is intended to provide a positive framework within which therapeutic caregiving can be developed.  The aim is to help people move towards greater security and to build resilience. It was developed by Gillian Schofield and Mary Beek … Read More

Clinical Supervision

Clinical supervision is an integral part of working and developing as a psychotherapist or counsellor. Supervision is built around the task of understanding more about another person, in this case, a client or patient.  In clinical supervision, a representation of … Read More

Pornography and Depression

Pornography use can have a corrosive effect on both the user and on other people in the user’s life Are you concerned that you or your partner is using pornography? Do you worry that your partner is becoming more interested … Read More