The Counselling Room

Why do people feel daunted in participating in counselling?   I get asked this a lot by friends and family and I say it’s for various of reasons which it is and they turn around and say I couldn’t talk to a complete stranger about my problems or I would feel embarrassed by doing that. […]

Loneliness in a crowd

Feeling lonely doesn’t mean you are on your own you can be in a crowded room and feel lonely, be with friends and still feel lonely even being in a relationship and feel lonely.   So how to understand your feeling of loneliness you could ask yourself some questions:   1 When do you feel […]


What is Anxiety……… It is a mental and physical reaction to perceived threats. In small doses, anxiety is helpful. It protects us from danger, and focuses our attention on problems. But when anxiety is too severe, or occurs too frequently, it can become debilitating Some symptoms of Anxiety are uncontrollable worry ,excessive nervousness, sleep problems, […]


I thought I would talk about something I have lack of it and have explored many methods to improve this. Sleep is good for stable mental health without sleep the body can’t repair, so I’ve been doing some research and I thought I would share my findings… They say to plan and prepare yourself to […]

A Clear Mind

Springtime often inspires us to declutter our home and exposes the cobwebs and dust that has been collecting during the winter months. It’s a good time to consider cleaning out our mental and emotional spaces: our thoughts and feelings. Just as it feels good to walk into an organized closet or enjoy a sparkling hardwood […]

Suicide in Men

One of the biggest killers of men under 45 in the UK is suicide. Despite all the horrible diseases we could contract and accidents we could be in or potential ways we could kill each other, we’re still killing ourselves more frequently than any of those thing…. “How are you?”, is one of many derivatives, […]

Out of the Panic

So what is a panic attack I get frequently asked this questions and quite simply a type of fear response. They’re an exaggeration of your body’s normal response to danger, stress or excitement. During a panic attack you may experience any of the following symptoms and sometimes all of them a pounding or racing heartbeat […]