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The Enigma of Trust in Relationships

What is trust? We know we need trust in relationships but it's hard to pin down what trust really means. People tend to think of ...

How To Listen Effectively

Listening effectively, in a way where the other person feels heard and understood is not the same as hearing. Our relationships and social interactions can ...

Why do People Choose to Talk to a Counsellor Rather Than Family or Friends?

What is so special about talking to a counsellor? What can a counsellor offer that family and friends can't? A concept that sums this up ...

Working With Loss – Sitting With the Helplessness

How many times do people decide to see a counsellor/psychotherapist because they are depressed, anxious, experiencing relationship difficulties, numbing their pain with addiction etc? These ...

Passive Aggression

“Passive aggressive” is a term that has become more widely used, yet understanding and explaining what that means can be as frustrating as living or ...

Bereavement & Loss

Grieving after a death or other loss (e.g. divorce/separation, abortion, job, health, loss of safety such as after violence, relocation) is a natural and necessary ...

Childhood Abuse

Childhood abuse, whether it is physical, emotional or sexual (or a combination of these) can have long term effects on mental health and wellbeing. Many ...

Workplace Issues

Probably the first question that is asked of us when meeting someone new is, “What do you do?”. Our job is a large part of ...

Relationships

Human beings are naturally sociable and the connections we build in relationships help us to work out who we are, feel we belong and give ...

Porn Addiction – A Shameful Secret

With the advent of high speed broadband and a thriving porn industry, a problem which affects many but is unrecognized and unreported is addiction to ...
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