self-care for the new season
As we move in to a new season and start to leave the summer behind, you may wish to take some time to think about yourself. I currently have some availability on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday daytime. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss how counselling may help you.
This is a great article that clearly and simply explains how counselling can help. Samantha Bye writes about her experiences of counselling and how it helped her better understand and then manage her anxiety and depression.
She writes to help break down the stigma surrounding mental health and says, “I think some people believe that counselling is just for those with extreme issues, but it really isn’t. No one’s mental health problem is more important than someone else’s, and having a neutral and well-qualified person to check in with makes a world of difference”.
talking therapy helps
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As a provider of talking therapy, or counselling as many of us call it, I felt excited when I came across this great article in praise of talking therapy. The article, 11 Intriguing Reasons To Give Talk Therapy A Try, explains clearly how and why talking therapy can help with many difficulties. In particular it is in praise of the analytical approach that psychodynamic counselling offers. This is my main approach, although I have also trained in using CBT and solution focused skills as well.
The introduction of the article says: “Many of us grew up under the impression that [Read more …]