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15 Tips to a Better Nights Sleep

15 tips to a better nights sleep! There’s nothing more frustrating than laying in bed for hours trying your best to sleep but failing. Life can be fast paced and sleep issues come into the therapy room thick and fast. Your brain can be adrenalised and overwhelmed. Having a sleep routine is important to train

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Stigma surrounding mental health – why? Its a part of life…

There is still so much stigma surrounding mental health. Sometimes in our lives we have obstacles – many at a time that come at once. Sometimes we need to heal from the past – loss, changes in circumstances, trauma or we want to improve our relationships with those around us and are not quite sure

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Negative Critical Thinking

We all do it. Negative thinking was the main topic in my anxiety management class today. Our minds can literally drive us bonkers with critical, negative thoughts and it happens to us all. We do something wrong and call ourselves and idiot, think we might have offended someone and our mind concocts an entire story

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Seeing change before my eyes

The biggest privilidge a therapist has the pleasure of witnessing is seeing change before their eyes. It’s the last week of the anxiety management and mindfulness courses this week before breaking up for Christmas. I didn’t know what to expect starting tutoring but it has exceeded my expectations. The attendees have fully embraced and enthusiastically

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The art of mindfulness

My mindfulness was put to the test on the way home from Wales yesterday as I was stuck behind a 5 car pile up on the m25 only 10 minutes from my house. I challenged myself to drive mindfully to and from Swansea Valley to see what difference it made to the 3 hr, normally

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I can’t cry…

There are lots of reasons why people feel they can’t cry or show emotion. The two common reasons that appear during therapy are dissociation by trauma or the more simple link to childhood. Were negative emotions acceptable in your house as you were growing up? If you weren’t taught how to handle emotions, both negative

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Feeling Broken…

Sometimes clients arrive at therapy feeling so broken they wonder whether they will ever feel whole again. Trust, so easily broken and so difficult to repair. Being let down by caregivers causes such damage. If those that are meant to love you the most prove to be untrustworthy, how do you believe that anyone in

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Vulnerability

Vulnerability comes in many shapes and sizes. Showing it can be super difficult but also very empowering. Be as honest as we can be, don’t be afraid to voice our true feelings, both positive and negative or wear our hearts on our sleeves.   Showing humanness in its rawest and purest form allows a deep

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How I Can Help You

It's my goal to create a comfortable, safe environment, where we'll work to achieve the goal together
Anxiety and Depression Management

Anxiety and Depression Management

Anxiety and depression can hit at any time, nobody is infallible.

Bereavement

Bereavement

Losing a loved one can be enormously distressing, confusing and complex.

Complex PTSD and Trauma

Complex PTSD and Trauma

PTSD can occur after a traumatic event. Complex PTSD can occur after multiple complicated trauma such as repeated childhood sexual, physical...

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is an uncomfortable topic for most and sadly too common for all genders.

Relationship Therapy

Relationship Therapy

Couples therapy can be a powerful way for two people to explore and heal their relationship if that is what you both want.

Self-esteem and Confidence

Self-esteem and Confidence

Everyone has a presenting self, which can be useful for professional situations.

Self-harm

Self-harm

Self-harm is often a way to release that internal build-up of pressure and cope with overwhelming distress.

Sexuality

Sexuality

A person’s sexuality is as unique as the intricacies of your personality.

Be brave

take that first step in the right direction to take control of your life,
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