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June 11, 2014

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September 15, 2017

Let’s look at some of the reasons people suffer with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues.

They may have core beliefs that leave them already feeling….

they are not worthy

they are a burden

they are not good enough

they have reasons to feel ashamed and embarras...

July 11, 2017

How the annual Division of Counselling Psychology conference gave me a sense of belonging and inclusion rather than intimidation and oppression.

Three months ago I recruited the help of Joanne of Nightingale Fitness with the quest to lose weight. I almost reached my target of losing 10kg in 10 weeks, just a week out, which I was happy with.

Easy right?

The weights just dropping off right?

Don’t be fooled!

This jour...

April 28, 2016

I am a self-confessed introvert and I’m proud of this. I don’t see any reason to change this as it is the place I am most creative and have most control and power of my destiny!

I agree completely that I am an introvert and this I cannot and don’t want to change. But ho...

October 26, 2015

  On October 23rd to 25th October 2015 I put up my first ever exhibition of art at the Parallax International Art Fair in Chelsea London. This was to be a huge step in my therapeutic journey as this

was me putting my heart and soul out there for the world to see and jud...

July 14, 2015

Whilst my clients come to me with very different presenting issues and reasons for being there, fundamentally the first issue I have to deal with is getting the client to stop and sit with themselves. Because it is here that lies the problem.

When a person is encourage...

November 25, 2014


I had never thought of myself as an angry person but over the years a number of people have indicated that anger must lie within in me somewhere. Some have tested their belief and pushed me to show my anger, others have merely asked me why I was so angry. In response...

June 11, 2014

So here I am, sat in the middle of Savernake forest in-between client venues with a much awaited moment of reflection of the past few months.

At the start of the year my plan was to create more space for myself and make a baby. 6 months in I have almost completed part 1...

May 1, 2013

In wanting to learn and understand about the use of other theoretical approaches in Psychology and Wellbeing I have come across a repeated accusatory tone towards psychotherapy and any therapy that dares to reflect on a person’s childhood experiences. I have seen it wr...

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