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Self-care (it's not just bubble baths)

Self-care (it's not just bubble baths)

Self-care can look like ....... Physical self-care: Drinking some water Going for a walk or other form of exercise Resting or sleeping Eating a healthy meal Practical self-care: Getting organised Cleaning up your living space Learning a new skill Planning ahead Social self-care: Spending time with [...] Read more

Dealing with your anger in a relationship

Dealing with your anger in a relationship

When disagreeing with your partner, are you sometimes quick to anger? Do things seem to escalate rapidly? Are both of you left feeling upset or dissatisfied? Anger often feels urgent. But acting on this feeling immediately doesn’t always lead to the best outcome. Anger can feel overwhelming and make [...] Read more

The Power is on your Lips

The Power is on your Lips

This September, we are supporting a cause close to our hearts. Liptember is a not for profit charity raising funds for women’s mental health. As part of our support for the cause, we have 3 Liptember goodie bags to distribute in a random draw to our September clients. You might also like to support [...] Read more

Is it time for a chat?

Is it time for a chat?

Do you ever find yourself wondering why clinical psychologists like to see their clients for a series of sessions? There can be a lot of value in establishing a relationship with a clinical psychologist. We like to get to a point of understanding your experience, the emotions you feel and the [...] Read more

Our Facebook and Instagram accounts

Our Facebook and Instagram accounts

You may have noticed two little icons pop up on our website home page for Facebook and Instagram. In the last few months, we have been building content on social media. Our aim is to be able to share some simple ideas that you can think about during your day and to offer you a sense of connection [...] Read more

New 80-minute sessions

New 80-minute sessions

We are continuing to offer our standard 50-minute sessions to provide care, support and psychological strategies to meet your goals. By request of our clients, we are also now offering 80-minute sessions. We recommend longer sessions for first consultations and more complex concerns, but they are [...] Read more

Mother Worry

Mother Worry

Mothering and worrying tend to go hand-in-hand. It’s natural for a parent to be concerned about the growth and development of their child and to feel responsibility for warding off any potential threats. Let’s face it, caring for a child on a physical, mental and emotional level takes a lot of [...] Read more

Burnt out?

Burnt out?

Do you ever feel like there is so much to do and so much to be? Carrying a constant ‘to-do’ list in your mind may mean you can’t relax even when you want to. It’s difficult to switch off when you feel overwhelmed by all the things you ‘should’ be doing or feel guilty for resting. Perhaps you feel an [...] Read more

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Have you ever told your particularly neat friend that they ‘are OCD’? Or labelled yourself as ‘being so OCD’ because you like your desk tidy? OCD (otherwise known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a term that is commonly thrown around in today’s society to describe the personality traits of being [...] Read more

Are unwelcome thoughts getting in the way?

Are unwelcome thoughts getting in the way?

Intrusive thoughts can occur when you become a mother. Having a baby can be a very exciting, and simultaneously challenging, time in your life. You may have just had your first baby and be busy learning the ropes. Or you may be adjusting to welcoming a new baby into your growing family. Early [...] Read more

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