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Lockdown Happiness

June 9th, 2020

How to stay happy during COVID-19 It’s easy to feel consumed by the negativity that COVID-19 surrounds us with right now. We are fearful how deeply it may affect our families, ourselves and our communities. It may feel difficult to find joy in the mass panic. However, alike any other time in our lives, it…

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Covid Coping

April 27th, 2020

How COVID-19 may be affecting your confidence. During this challenging time of uncertainty and isolation, for many daily life is different. Perhaps before Coronavirus, life was difficult and now it has become even more so. Or perhaps you were in a good place and now the rhythm, routine and pace of life has changed. Maybe…

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Relationships Part 3. How can I resolve my relationship difficulties?

March 5th, 2017

Whether you are seeking support to maintain a healthy relationship or need guidance because you fear your relationship issues have become unmanageable, couples or marriage counselling can help you. There is a range of options to help you resolve your issues. You may wish to consider individual counselling for one or both partners. This can…

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Relationships Part 2. When do relationship difficulties become a real problem?

February 25th, 2017

We all face stress in our lives on a day-to-day basis. It is a natural and healthy part of life, as long as it remains manageable. However when one or both partners are no longer willing to address issues or work towards a resolution within their relationship, these everyday issues can fester and become a…

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Relationships Part 1. What are the difficulties that relationships face?

February 17th, 2017

Relationships are a fundamental part of our everyday lives. They provide us with love, support and help to maintain our health and happiness. However, relationships aren’t always easy and require work, commitment and compromise. At times you may also need a little help from relationship or couples counselling. There are many difficulties that can affect…

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3 ways couple counselling can help you feel better

October 29th, 2015

3 ways couple counselling can help you feel better   You know your therapist doesn’t take sides Going to therapy shows you care You feel relieved something is being done   You know your therapist doesn’t take sides Because your couple counsellor is impartial, or neutral, you will receive a fair and non-judgemental approach to…

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5 signs you need couple counselling

October 7th, 2015

Couple or relationship counselling helps people to work through difficulties they may be facing together. Sometimes people see a relationship therapist on their own to start, so it is important to note that there is no right or wrong way to approach healing your relationship.   What are 5 signs you need couple counselling?  …

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3. What can I do about seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?

September 21st, 2015

There are many things you can do to help cope with SAD. If you are worried about whether you have SAD, contact your therapist today or read How do I know if I have seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Living with SAD can be manageable. In addition to talking about it, keep in regular contact with…

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2. How do I know if I have seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?

September 15th, 2015

Usually, people with SAD have trouble sleeping and concentrating, and experience a drop in energy. They may also feel depressed, which can come in the form of sadness, despair and guilt. Other symptoms include anxiety and panic attacks.   If you are feeling anxious about the cooler nights and it getting darker earlier, you may…

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1. What is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?

September 7th, 2015

What is seasonal affective disorder? As summer comes to a close it is important to be aware that many people are affected by the change in seasons. Some people experience what is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is the term for when the change in seasons affects your mood and behavior.   People…

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