Body Image; moving towards acceptance

Body Image; moving towards acceptance

This post is one I have been very keen to do for a while, as clients have been bringing body image in to therapy more and more over the years. I think this is a subject that is very thorny for most of us and as such I myself have had to really consider what it means...
Break free of your Inner Critic

Break free of your Inner Critic

Rare is the person who has fully triumphed over self doubt, anxiety and lives a life free of internal wrangling. Most of us have an internal voice that is continually chattering at us, pointing out our failures and judging ourselves and others. If we were to write...
Explore Your Own Potential This Year

Explore Your Own Potential This Year

One of my clients recently asked me why my practice was called Grow Your Potential and I explained that seeking out our own potential is a really fundamental drive behind our work together in therapy. As a Transpersonal Psychotherapist, I am specifically looking for...
Setting your intentions for a New Year

Setting your intentions for a New Year

In a previous career I often used to write articles for women’s magazines entitled “New Year, new you” at this time of year. These always made me sigh (inwardly), but I always tried my best to put a bit of a spin on them and ended up with lots of...
Learn to feel your feelings: December 2020

Learn to feel your feelings: December 2020

I spend a lot of my time in therapy with clients who want to avoid their feelings and have done so for most of their lives. Over the years I have noticed that there is a tendency for clients to distrust their feelings, perhaps because they have been overwhelming,...