How do I fight anxiety


It's a story that I hear repeated often as a counsellor. Clients, who struggle with fear and anxiety, find it is like a…


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Get a Journal to be heard


I wonder if you keep a journal? Even if you don't write each day, I think that there is enormous merit in getting your…


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You don’t need to be crazy to see a counsellor


It’s often hard to go and see a counsellor to admit something is wrong, because it says something about you. Many…


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Counselling on TV


The BBC has announced a new series of Wonderland starting in January 2011. Zac Beattie and Jonathan Hodgson Work…


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Depression self help part 1


This will be the first in a series of posts that looks at depression and what you can do to help yourself. Many people…


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We’re anxious and depressed


There is still a stigma in society about talking about mental illness. Yet figures show that one in four of us will…


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Learning to love yourself


It can be hard to accept ourselves and not be overly critical. Too often we judge ourselves by higher standards than…


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self-harm

If you accept yourself – life assured?


I was watching television and I saw an advert for an insurance company which was offering life cover. It talked about…


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Critical Voice

Learning to be less self-critical – love you


Learning to be less self-critical – love you It can be hard to accept ourselves and not be overly critical. Too often…


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Scared to look out

A different perspective


I was watching YouTube the other day and I came across a TV advert that I thought was very powerful when I saw it at…


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