mental health

Choosing a counsellor Which counsellor is best for me ?   "What sort of questions should I want answering, before I share my emotional life to somone who initlay will be a stranger to me?"  Perhaps I can help , as someone who taught counselling I can share my observations on the sort of questions you should [...]

Over the years I have had the privilege of  working  with a number of clients who explained to me they felt depressed, the first question I ask them is ‘What does depression mean to you? By asking this question, I can start the process of understanding from the client’s point of view what's  causing them pain [...]

How childhood experiences influence adult lives   Have you ever loved someone? Most of us have at least once in our lives. Attachment is the term used to explain the bond between a caregiver and an infant. It is your first interactive relationship with a person who loves and cares for you, usually (but not [...]