Self help Apps

There are so many apps out there for self help so I thought I’d make a list of the ones that my clients have mentioned or that have been mentioned by colleagues. I’m also trying out one myself at the moment and hope to add to this list. I have no affiliation with any of…

Should we just stop trying to be happy?

This article by Neuroscience news discusses the difficult to accept point that perhaps we are not designed to be happy. I think this makes a lot of sense to me and certainly seems to explain why we struggle to be happy. From a survival point of view it makes more sense for us to be…

I’m worried, what should I do?

What should I do if I’m struggling, worried, or trapped in behaviours I don’t know how to get out of? Physical and mental health should be considered equally, and we are, I believe, getting much better at understanding this. But it can be difficult to know when and how to seek help, particularly if the…

Choosing a therapist

Who, What, How? There are so many different types of therapists; counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists, psychological therapists, addiction therapists, and of course psychiatrists who are not really therapists but medical doctors who specialise in psychiatric (mental health) disorders. It’s confusing but I’d like to guide you through this. Who should I see? It’s important that the…