Last month we looked at the cycle of feeling low and depressed and what we could do to help energise our mood. It is important then to also to look at clinical depression, which is very different.

There is no single cause for everyone suffering from depression. Genetics, bereavement, divorce, illness, redundancy and money worries, can […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Depression|


“As children, our imaginations are vibrant, and our hearts are open. We believe that the bad guy always loses and that the tooth fairy sneaks into our rooms at night to put money under our pillow. Everything amazes us, and we think anything is possible. We continuously experience life with a sense of newness and […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Inspiration|

Emotional Eating

As a therapist I have come across many distressing issues. One such is the unhealthy relationship many people have with food. In sessions with the client we can look at their relationship history with food, emotional experiences and triggers.

Causes can be varied but sometimes parents can unwittingly create problems by offering food for comfort. It […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Food, Goals|

New Year, New Attitude

When a new year begins it is almost traditional to think of something you want to change in your life.  However, all too often New Year resolutions fall by the wayside and remain as just thoughts, never reaching fruition.

Losing weight is a popular resolution where many people set out their intention to get fit and […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Goals|

Stress and the Festive Season

We all feel stress at some point or other, it is the human bodies way of reacting to particular events.  Our bodies respond by activating the nervous system and specific hormones to deal with what we perceive is a threat or a challenge to us.  Our stress response can enhance our ability to perform well […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Stress|

Deciding on Therapy

This first post is for anyone who is thinking about seeking therapy.

Deciding to go for therapy means you are committed to investing in yourself.  Lets face it you see a doctor or dentist and even a chiropodist for your physical wellbeing, so it makes sense to see a therapist for your mental well-being.

Feeling motivated to […]

By |November 9th, 2014|Therapy|