Reasons why therapy works

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


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

Recovering from addiction

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

How to take the heat out of anger

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