The End of a Relationship: How Counselling Can Help

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The end of a relationship can be distressing and painful. It can also leave you feeling depressed, anxious or confused. If this sounds like you, it may be time to begin counselling sessions with a professional. Counselling can help you to work through feelings of anger and sadness about the break-up. It can also help you to take care of yourself so that you aren't left feeling vulnerable.  What Is Counselling?

6 October 2021

Can a Marriage Counsellor Fix Your Marriage? 3 Ways That They Can Help

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One of the most common vows that couples make when getting married is that they will stay together for better and worse. However, it is not until you actually live together with a person you start to see how bad things can get. Sometimes, it is easy to lose faith and think about giving up on the marriage. However, if you are still in love with each other and are just going through a rough patch, you should consider marriage counselling.

23 March 2021

Understanding How a Psychiatrist Can Help You

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It is the role of a psychiatrist to assist people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. If you have been referred to a psychiatrist by your GP or local community mental health team, you may have some questions about the role a psychiatrist can play in your recovery. Read on to find out everything you need to know. Role It is the role of a psychiatrist to diagnose and treat acute mental illness such as clinical depression, PTSD, suicidal ideation, psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

28 September 2020

3 Ways Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Helps Binge Eaters

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If you've been diagnosed with a binge-eating disorder, your doctor may have already talked to you about getting some therapy. While this may not be the only treatment you need, it can play an important role in your recovery. While there are different types of counselling you can take, you may want to look into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This type of therapy often works well for people with eating disorders.

14 February 2020

What's the Difference Between Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychodynamic Counselling?

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If anxiety is making it hard for you to cope with everyday life, then you may have talked to your doctor about getting help. They may have told you about various therapeutic options you can look at including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic counselling. Both of these techniques use talk therapy; however, they work differently. This is not a one size fits all solution, and it's important to choose the right type of counselling for your needs.

27 January 2020

5 Signs You Should Seek Anxiety Counselling and Treatment

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Anxiety disorders are a number of related mental health problems related to anxiety and fear that come with emotional and physical symptoms. Therapists and mental health professionals recognise at least ten unique anxiety disorders, each presenting its own set of symptoms and diagnostic criteria. Some of the primary anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorders, panic disorders and specific disorders.  While each of these conditions may have slight differences, all of them share one symptom, which is excessive fear and persistent worry in threatening situations.

27 January 2020

When Medications Won't Help Your Gloomy Teen: Why Counselling Is the Best Tool to Treat Childhood Depression

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Depression is rampant among adults, but did you know that it is also fairly common in children? The emotions that children experience as they develop and the daily normal "blues" are different from depression. Sadly, most parents don't take childhood depression seriously because they mistake it with the usual emotions. Don't conclude your child is depressed because they look sad, but do so if the persistent sadness interferes with their family life, schoolwork, life interests and social activities.

20 January 2020