Archive for the 'Mental Health' Category

Men… It is OK not to be OK

In my work as a therapist, I sense that many of my clients, indeed society have accepted the situation that we are all in. COVID 19 was an unprecedented outbreak, who would have expected a tiny virus would put the whole world into shutdown. Now as we approach  May 18th, and as our country begins […]

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Pros and Cons of Online Therapy

Pros and Cons of Online Therapy: As many practices have been forced to move their services onto the internet, including ourselves, we decided to look at the advantages and disadvantages, so clients know what to expect if they want to make the transition to online therapy. Advantages   More time efficient- Taking the lengthy commute […]

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Adjusting to Self Isolation

Adjusting to Isolation: As we have been strongly urged as a nation to stay inside our homes for the foreseeable future, different people are having very different reactions to the change of circumstances. Psychologists have found that feelings of uncertainty cause us to have more extreme reactions to our circumstances, be that positively or negatively. […]

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Dermot Running

Running

I remember when I was getting back into the workforce after a long time being unemployed. I found it quite difficult. My confidence was not great, and I felt I would not be able to complete the six-month probation period. I felt I would be fired. Unemployment can be a difficult period in anyone’s life. […]

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Be Who You Are Supposed To Be

I recently found a letter I had written to myself when I was 12.  It was intended to be opened on my 21st birthday but I was nearer 40 when I discovered it! In my letter I wrote that my favourite things were nature, reading, writing, poetry and meditation.  I saw my grandparents as the […]

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