Respecting what is broken and scarred in our story

Respecting what is broken and scarred in our story

Many of us go in to therapy feeling broken and scarred by our past experiences, clients often ask if therapy will enable them to rewrite their story and put sad events behind them. Put simply we can certainly learn to be with painful experiences by talking about them...
How boundaries can set us free

How boundaries can set us free

We all bandy about the word boundaries a lot, without really thinking of its implications and what it might truly mean to us in our lives. Brené Brown says “When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we...
Learning the art of patience

Learning the art of patience

Often in therapy clients get frustrated with what they perceive to be a lack of progress. I totally appreciate this feeling of impatience it is a feeling that seems to pervade our lives, especially at the moment as we await Spring and an end to a long  lockdown. I am...
Learning to explore and accept how we feel

Learning to explore and accept how we feel

If we are looking for ways to help us change the relationship we have with ourselves we need to being to see if we can connect to our feelings. Feelings are the compass to our world, and if we ignore them we risk being disconnected from our unmet needs and potential....
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...
Jumping on the drama train!

Jumping on the drama train!

This new podcast explores how our thoughts and internal chatter sometimes overwhelm us and cause us to step aboard the drama train. Take a listen and find ways to help you manage your anxiety.