Self Harm or Self Injury Coping Strategies

Self harm occurs when a person’s emotions simply become too big to handle or too overwhelming to contain. A bit like a volcano about to explode if it doesn’t get a release. So why harm or injur yourself?

By |2020-04-07T14:45:30+00:00February 20th, 2020|Counselling, Counselling News|Comments Off on Self Harm or Self Injury Coping Strategies

Reduce Anxiety – 5 Tips how to

5 ways to reduce anxiety before it spirals! 5 Tips to Reduce Anxiety 1) BREATHE!! Of course you are going to breathe but the key is in the focus of how you breath to reduce anxiety. Anxiety comes with real physical symptoms including shortness of breath, which is part of [...]

By |2020-04-07T14:20:12+00:00August 12th, 2014|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on Reduce Anxiety – 5 Tips how to

Domestic Abuse increases at Christmas

Domestic Abuse increases at Christmas Time It’s no surprise to hear that Domestic Abuse increases at Christmas and New Year, it can sometimes rise as much as 30%. Whilst for many it is a time of relaxation and joy spent with the family, for others it is a very different story. [...]

By |2018-05-05T16:11:36+00:00December 18th, 2013|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on Domestic Abuse increases at Christmas

A bill of rights for confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness

Write your own Bill of Rights A bill of rights for confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness This list was given to me some time ago and I use it as a reminder for some clients who may not know what their basic rights are when working with self-esteem, confidence or [...]

By |2018-05-05T17:25:29+00:00November 27th, 2013|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on A bill of rights for confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness

Could Gardening help with your depression?

Have you lost the love of gardening due to depression? Could gardening help with your depression? A recent survey published by Gardeners World confirms that 80 per cent of gardeners are satisfied with their lives compared to 67 per cent of those with indoor based hobbies or no hobbies [...]

By |2018-05-05T17:29:26+00:00November 20th, 2013|Counselling Archives, Counselling News|Comments Off on Could Gardening help with your depression?

Judge blames 13 year old sexual abuse victim

Stop Victim Blaming Judge blames 13 year old sexual abuse victim It is hard enough for victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Abuse to prove their case in court, yet a judge sees fit to label a 13 year old victim a ‘sexual predator’. The perpetrator of the sexual abuse was a 41 [...]

By |2018-05-05T16:06:10+00:00November 20th, 2013|Counselling Archives, Counselling News|Comments Off on Judge blames 13 year old sexual abuse victim

World Mental Health Day 10th October 2013

Counselling for older people this world mental health day World Mental Health Day 10th October 2013 The focus this year for world mental health day is on older people. Do you know an older person who is struggling with loneliness, bereavement, isolation or depression? Or perhaps someone who is finding it [...]

By |2018-05-05T17:12:29+00:00October 9th, 2013|Counselling Archives, Counselling News|Comments Off on World Mental Health Day 10th October 2013

Bullying takes yet another life!

Bullying and Counselling Bullying takes yet another life! Bullying takes place in the workplace, school and in cyberspace!  Yet again it hits the news with the tragic loss of Hannah Smith 14 who took her own life after suffering abuse on a social networking site. Cyber Bullying, as this [...]

By |2018-05-05T17:21:10+00:00August 7th, 2013|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on Bullying takes yet another life!

Shoplifting and Depression in Eastenders?

Alices battle with shoplifting and depression Shoplifting and Depression in Eastenders? What can Alice tell us about shoplifting and depression?  We have seen for some weeks that Alice has been taking items from shops and stalls that do not belong to her in this storyline. She has been overwhelmed [...]

By |2021-06-07T15:46:45+00:00June 22nd, 2013|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on Shoplifting and Depression in Eastenders?

Nigella Lawson and Domestic Abuse

Nigella Lawson and domestic abuse Nigella Lawson and Domestic Abuse What's happening with Nigella Lawson and domestic abuse? Nigella has been photographed being gripped by the throat by her husband Charles Saatchi in a London restaurant. Under what circumstances does it ever become acceptable to grab another person around [...]

By |2018-05-06T09:32:29+00:00June 20th, 2013|Counselling Archives|Comments Off on Nigella Lawson and Domestic Abuse
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