What Is Informed Consent?

What Is Informed Consent? Boundaries can be extremely important in every aspect of our lives – and therapy is no different. For any type of treatment or examination, you must first consent to the process, and you should feel comfortable and well informed on what you are really consenting to. This consent is an essential…

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Power and Control In Relationships

Power and Control In Relationships Are you being controlled by your partner or the person that you are dating? This loaded question can be difficult for most to comprehend, and sometimes this form of abuse can be inconspicuous, but being able to answer can help lift a weight off your shoulders. Power imbalances are very…

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Anxious-Avoidant Attachment: What Does This Mean?

Anxious-Avoidant Attachment: What Does This Mean? Anxious-avoidant attachment is one of four different variations of adult attachment. Those suffering from anxious-avoidant attachment have a yearning and need for close, meaningful relationships. However, they may find themselves unable to form these attachments due to distrusting others, causing a cycle of attachment issues and an overall fear…

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Date Rape And Its Impact

Date Rape And Its Impact If you’ve been keeping up with the news as of recently, you’ll be aware of the increasing cases of spiking incidents across the UK. As clubs and individuals across the UK become smarter with spiking preventatives, spiking has taken a sinister turn towards sly injections. However, regardless of how someone…

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Can You Return To Therapy?

Can You Return To Therapy? Like any lifestyle change, therapy can present challenges that seem impossible to achieve and exhausting to tackle. Whilst this is all a mindset, you may find yourself wanting to take a break from therapy. Or perhaps some unexpected changes in your life are forcing you to put your mental health…

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How To Overcome A Fear Of Intimacy

How To Overcome A Fear Of Intimacy Do you feel as though you’re struggling to connect? Maybe you think you’re not a people person, but do you find yourself wondering if the issue comes from deeper within? Perhaps, you actually crave intimacy. However, you’re afraid of what opening yourself up to a trusting relationship may…

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