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  One of the first steps is to understand that a lot of our behaviours are learned by observing our parents, carer’s or other authority figures in our childhood. As we grow up we sometimes replicate the behaviour we have observed, in an automatic way. In therapy, you realise that some of the responses your [...]

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 [...]