therapy Tag

Sometimes, even though we seem to have everything we aspire for in life, we still feel unhappy. Understanding what drives us, our modes, can help us work out why we may not feel happy and what to do about it....

In my last blog post, I focused on stress, and I touched on how to build resilience so we can adapt well and bend rather than break in the face of stress and adversity. I also introduced the Healthy Mind Platter, designed by professor Dan Siegel and Dr David Rock which outlines seven daily essential mental activities for optimum mental...

One of the most commonly asked questions we get asked is what is the difference between a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist and a Counsellor. People are often understandably confused about what these titles really mean and given these aren’t the only mental health professionals out there (there are also CBT therapists, specialist mental health nurse therapists, psychodynamic psychotherapists to name just...

I recently moved to Marin in California and one of the benefits that has come with this move is that every Wednesday evening I have the opportunity to attend a 2-hour meditation group with Dr Rick Hanson. Dr Rick Hanson is an American psychologist who has a particular interest in neuroscience and meditation. He is also passionate about evolutionary psychology...

It’s Wednesday evening and I, alongside millions of others, have just watched the mens England football team play Croatia in the semi finals of the football world cup. I really wanted them to win not least so I could watch them play in the final for the first time in my lifetime. My husband and I were on the edge...