What Happens When Therapy Ends?

What Happens When Therapy Ends?

What Happens When Therapy Ends?   Although many of us are happy to think about new beginnings and the excitement that comes with the start of something different, we rarely think of endings in this same positive light. Even something seemingly trivial such as the ending of a favourite TV programme or sports event can…

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself   The UK has one of the highest self-harm rates in the whole of Europe with an estimated 400 in every 100,000 people regularly hurting themselves. Self-harming is when somebody intentionally injures themselves, usually as a way to cope with or to express, overwhelming emotional distress. People tend to…

How to be more open in Therapy

How to be more open in Therapy

How to be more open in Therapy   Through person-centred therapy, I have helped individuals from all sorts of backgrounds and with a diverse range of issues to open up in therapy and talk through their concerns. Life can be challenging and feel incredibly tough at times. No matter who we are, difficulties at work,…

How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues   You’ve probably heard of the phrase ‘the winter blues’ before. Many people can find themselves more likely to face depression or anxiety symptoms over the winter period and blame it on factors like the extra financial strain that Christmas brings, or simply the dark, cold mornings and wet…

When to start Anxiety Counselling

When to start Anxiety Counselling

When to start Anxiety Counselling   It seems that these days everyone is talking about anxiety and mental health, and this is in no way a bad thing. There is a lot of stigma surrounding mental health and shining a light on it helps to reduce the number of people who are afraid to step…

Top 5 Self-Care Tips

Top 5 Self-Care Tips

Top 5 Self-Care Tips   In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is very easy to get caught up in everything that is going on and forget to take care of yourself. When we are stressed and constantly busy, we do tend to lose sight of what our priority should be, and that…

How to Beat a Gambling Addiction

How to Beat a Gambling Addiction

How to Beat a Gambling Addiction   Gambling addiction can have devastating effects on your financial situation, mental health and relationships. With all your money and energy focused on gambling, you can be left with an empty bank account and no one to support you. But, if you follow the advice in this blog, accumulated…

Overcoming Infidelity

Overcoming Infidelity

Overcoming Infidelity   Finding out that your partner has been unfaithful is always a horrible and world-shifting experience. When the trust has been broken in your relationship, it can be hard to see any way forward. You may be questioning your partner’s feelings and trying to decide if the trust and loyalty could be rebuilt.…

How Long Should I Have Therapy For?

How Long Should I Have Therapy For?

How Long Should I Have Therapy For? Going into therapy can be scary as you often don’t know how long you will need counselling for. With the stigma surrounding counselling, people can be afraid of being judged, especially if they need to remain in therapy for an extended length of time. But, if you care…