No one listens to me – How to communicate with people in our lives

Introduction One of the most common things that comes up in my client sessions is a problem with communication. This can be anything from a client arguing with their partner, to feeling they are not listened to by their children, by their friends, or by their work colleagues. When we feel we are not being […]

Blue Monday

Today, the 18th of January, is Blue Monday.  It is seen as the most depressing day of the year.  Ironically, this was not found by any specific research, but instead was invented by a British holiday company as part of a marketing campaign. Though it may have been created to sell holidays, there is some […]

Don’t feel lonely at Christmas

Many of us think that this time of year should be filled with joy and excitement.  Christmas, Hanukkah or any other winter celebration, are supposed to be times we enjoy each others company, rest from work, look back at everything we have achieved in the year and look forward to a new year and new […]

Halloween is not the only time we wear a mask

Its Halloween, and many of us will be dressed in costumes and masks, playing a role; from scary skeleton to wicked witch. But for many of us we wear masks every day of our lives.  Not to scare people, but to be able to cope with our daily lives.  We all wear these masks so […]

Do you think I need counselling?

One of the most common questions that clients ask me is, “do you think I need counselling?”. Some go on to tell me that they feel they are wasting my time because there must be someone else who has worse issues than they do. I can’t give you an answer to that question because counselling […]

What happens in my first counselling session?

First of all I want to congratulate you for making this first step, and looking to see what counselling involves. I know that it takes a lot of strength to realise that there is something happening in your life that you feel you need help to understand, and it takes a lot of courage to […]

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