Christmas can bring out the worst in families. Here are eight ways to avoid conflict and survive a family Christmas.(more…)
How to beat insomnia and control worrying
Are you losing sleep because your anxiety won’t stop? Do you worry about lots of different things? Here is my favourite technique on how to beat insomnia and control anxiety.(more…)
Mental health on Mother’s Day
The other side of Mother’s Day
The shops are full of sweet, sentimental gifts and cards to celebrate the mother and child relationship, but what if the message doesn’t fit? Mental health and emotional needs on Mother’s Day needs to be considered.(more…)
Domestic Abuse – subtle and terrifying
Domestic violence is everywhere: it affects rich and poor, young and old. It is subtle and terrifying. Some victims will suffer psychological and physical abuse for years before they seek help, yet help is easily available (more…)
Blue Monday – let it go
Blue Monday is coming – but why buy into it? Use the power of reframing.
Grief at Christmas
Dealing with grief at Christmas is especially difficult. It’s the empty chair at the Christmas table that breaks your heart…
Therapy at Christmas: ‘Tis the season to get some help
Christmas can be a time of great stress and anxiety. Here is how to manage the festive season.