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The Power of Positive Thinking

Although in the UK our exposure to sunshine is limited, we still can understand the undeniable positive effect of sunshine on our mood. Somethings just help us feel better…. 1.  The sun on our face 2. A glorious view 3. A good night’s rest 4. A smile from a stranger 5.  Seeing dogs or children […]


“There is just this moment. We are not trying to improve or to get anywhere else.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are For anyone interested in mental health it would be impossible to have missed the explosion of Mindfulness. I use it in my work with clients that I believe will find […]

Sleeping Problems

Having sleeping issues can be a real problem.  It can lead to reduced performance or anxiety.  Our emotional problems are more difficult to deal with, if we are already tired. Fortunately, sleep problems can often be behavioural.   It is good to check there are no issues with a medical doctor however barring that, there are […]

Are you Interested in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

  ‘What people think about you is not important.  What you think about yourself means everything’ I suppose it’s quite an easy way to get to grips with CBT therapy.  With CBT you look at how you think about experiences and how they impact you, paying attention to how you might change this thinking. At first it […]

Supervision Course

I’m very excited.  After over 1000 clinical hours  I feel ready to take on supervision. 1st and 2nd July Essential Supervision Course approved by the British Psychological Society  I’ve done some great courses with them before and looking forward to this one.

Change Your Personality!

New research from the British Psychological Society has shown that with coaching and effort we can choose to change our personality. Quite a positive message for people who are hoping for change with therapy.  It also shows the possible outcomes available when people are energised to change. ‘The secret of change is to focus all of […]

Neuroplasticity – in practice

If you’ve been to therapy, you may understand this term.  It’s maybe the basic brain function that gives us all hope that we can change or help others to change.  It relates to the fact the brain can learn new things and change your experience of memories. Thinking and talking about your experience creates different […]

Losing a celebrity you admire

Terry Pratchett: Facing Extinction   I saw this on iplayer this week and I began thinking about how the death of celebrities can affect us.  I’m not ready to watch a programme with Terry on it; too raw yet that this is a man from my past not future.   You may have your own […]