Are you sure you want to change?

Sometimes, clients come into therapy that they want to change something about themselves. They may want to improve their mood, reduce anxiety, or perhaps change a behaviour like the way they eat, or the way they use alcohol or drugs.

The funny thing is, although they want to make this … Continue reading

The pain of perfectionism

Setting goals for ourselves is a normal, healthy part of life. However, it’s also important to remember that we’re not always going to succeed, and that when we fail, we are still OK. If you suffer with perfectionism however, you may have high levels of anxiety about failure, as if … Continue reading

Finding the real you

It is only too easy to be influenced strongly by those around us. Be they friends, family, co-workers, even strangers, it can be tempting to listen to them over ourselves, to take what they say or feel as the absolute truth, to like what they like and believe what they … Continue reading