writing of word Stress in red pencil

Stress What is Stress? The Mental Health Foundation defines Stress as a ‘feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure’.  We can all experience stress in different ways which is down to our capacity cup – how much we can handle at one time and our ability to manage our […]

Do I need a Counsellor?

Question Marks to describe how a client might wonder whether they need counselling or not

Do I need a counsellor? In her book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou writes, ‘’There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you”. Maya’s quote resonates because it demonstrates how hard it can be to hold on to your emotions or stories.  Speaking to someone who is there […]

Walk & Talk Therapy

CBT counselling session on a walk and talk

Walk and Talk Therapy I have always enjoyed walking and the benefits it brings, feeling more energised, immersing myself in nature and the motivation it can bring to my days. It can be enjoyed by yourself, with the dog, a friend or in groups. When COVID appeared I took my practice online working via Zoom […]

Online Counselling

online counselling blog

Online Counselling What is online counselling? COVID 19 has increased the take up of online counselling. There are many ways to connect to therapy online (webcam, phone, email and text). I use Zoom or phonecalls. Both are free to use. It gives you the client control,   directing your counselling needs by selecting the method […]