The Impact of Covid-19 School Closures on Parents

The Impact of Covid-19 School Closures on Parents

The Impact of Covid-19 School Closures on Parents A study of parents in England has found that mothers have suffered from loneliness, depression, and problems sleeping as a direct result of school closures during the Covid-19 lockdowns. While mothers’ mental health has been badly damaged, the study found no impact on fathers’ wellbeing. While many…

Caring for Our Mental Health This Summer

Caring for Our Mental Health This Summer

Caring for Our Mental Health This Summer Around 1 in 5 adults (21%) experienced some form of depression in early 2021, which increased from 19% since November 2020 and more than doubled since the start of the pandemic (19%). Even without looking at statistics, it is clear the impact Covid-19 has had on our lives,…

Therapy: Online vs In-Person

Therapy: Online vs In-Person

Therapy: Online vs In-Person Often, the most significant step on the road to recovery is accepting that therapy can and will help us. Some of us might not recognise the benefits of seeking therapy, while others will want to ‘tough it out’ on their own. But, once we come to the realisation that therapy is something that is…

Dealing with Infertility

Dealing with Infertility

Dealing with Infertility It has been estimated that infertility affects one in seven heterosexual couples across the UK. Infertility can result in significant mental stress on both members in a couple; this can then lead to conditions such as depression and anxiety, which, in turn, can wreak havoc on a relationship.  As an experienced counsellor,…