People who care for others with all the strength, wisdom, courage and compassion that takes can sometimes struggle to prioritise their own needs and direct compassion towards themselves. Our mind is the tool we use for the work we do, so it’s vital we get the balance right. In other words, self-care ... Read More about Self-Care for Therapists
Our brains are complex and at times they can cause us problems. Soothing safe place imagery can be a powerful tool in helping us manage our minds. What is Soothing Safe Place Imagery and How Does It Work? Safe place work is used a lot in therapy to help people feel calmer. I often use it with ... Read More about Soothing Safe Place Imagery For Wellbeing
What is a Therapy Journal? A therapy journal is a place to document your anxieties, reflections and hopes about the therapy journey you are on. It’s a useful tool because when you’re receiving therapy, the most important and valuable work goes on in-between sessions. Getting the Most Out of ... Read More about What is a Therapy Journal and How Can it Help?
Why is Good Mood Important? Being in a good mood isn’t always a given. Our state of mind is constantly fluctuating. If you want to improve your mood and feel good, you need to work at maintaining, cultivating and nourishing your mind. The way modern society is set up no longer meets our ... Read More about 5 Ways To Improve Your Mood
What is Social Anxiety? Social anxiety, or social phobia as it’s sometimes known, is one of the most prominent anxieties in society. It’s also the one form of anxiety we can all relate to because of its link to our evolution as human beings. Millions of years ago, when we were hunter/gatherers, ... Read More about Understanding and Managing Social Anxiety