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The Curse of a Wealthy Upbringing

The Curse of a Wealthy Upbringing

Suffice to say, immense wealth presents an abundance of opportunities usually denied to those from less privileged backgrounds. Independent schooling, luxury holidays, grand homes, premium health insurance and access to influential people are just a few of the perks of growing up rich. For most, having everyday mundane tasks removed from one’s schedule is a …

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complicated grief

What Is Complicated Grief and What Are Its Symptoms?

Most of our clients have experienced a certain amount of grief; it is a natural and expected response to a painful and traumatic event. However, the severity, symptoms and duration may differ. Typically people will react strongly to a loved one’s death and offer support through a series of rituals and acts of compassion. Nevertheless, despite …

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Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) that helps people to overcome the negative effects associated with trauma or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most effective clinical treatment methods for overcoming a trauma-based disorder such as PTSD – particularly for …

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Understanding More About Eating Disorders

What is an Eating Disorder? An eating disorder is a mental health condition in which a person tries to control their food intake in a way that is detrimental to their health. They may do this to cope with certain feelings or uncomfortable situations. They may also have concerns about their body weight or body …

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So, what is Kindness?

In a year that has seen the unfortunate passing of prominent T.V personality, Caroline Flack and the seismic impact of Coronavirus both to families and the aftershock to the economy, the concept of Kindness is a prescient choice by those behind Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts today.

A Very “Merry” Family Christmas

Family dynamics are tricky to navigate at any time of the year, however at Christmas they can become all but impossible. The reunion at the family home surrounded by brothers and sisters, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles and maybe the odd “Auntie” (who in fact is not a blood relative but a friend of the family) can bring about a modern day, psychological head-scrambling phenomena known as Christmas ‘Holiday Regression’.