One of the most frequently asked questions is “How does counselling work?” So here are some top reasons why therapy works.
Therapy provides a safe environment: A safe environment is one where you can talk and feel about what’s on your mind without fear of consequences. Your therapist will not … Continue reading
Most relationships experience a time of uncertainty and confusion. Couples may look at each other and think, “You are just not who I thought you were!” Or they may look at their partner and think, “Why on earth did I end up with you?” All these doubts and anxieties in … Continue reading
Anyone can suffer from depression. It is not a condition exclusive to certain types of people and it is fairly realistic to expect that most of us will suffer from depression at some time in our lives. The majority of people experiencing a period of depression never seek help, even … Continue reading
Fear is a powerful but essential emotion; it keeps us safe by getting the body ready to respond to threats. Fear can also be a strong motivator to strive harder to achieve success.
According to Joseph LeDoux’s and his book “The Emotional Brain” our brains are hard-wired to feel first … Continue reading
Alcohol. Drugs. Gambling. Nicotine. Sex. What do these five things have in common? They are all prevalent addictions. Addictions cause us to repeat behaviours that are harmful to us. We crave the object of our addiction and cannot control the impulse to partake in it.
Addiction is a devastating illness. … Continue reading
Anger and empathy are two emotions which are in balance with each other. When people get angry, they tend to see the actions of others as intentional, deliberate, selfish, or uncaring. It becomes harder to see things from another’s perspective.
This happens because the purpose of anger is to direct … Continue reading