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Men and Domestic Violence

Several years ago, before I became a therapist, in my role as a community development worker, I sat on the board of the local authorities domestic violence group, tasked with tackling and supporting victims and survivors of domestic, or partner abuse.

On the rare occasions that the victim of domestic violence was male, we were initially […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

How to React to Criticism

How to react to criticism – for a better outcome every time
None of us enjoy being criticised. It’s human nature to enjoy being right and most of us feel a sense of hurt when we’re wrong.

However, we all need criticism. Although we’re generally drawn to like-minded people, those who disagree with us truly help us […]

By |June 10th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Manage Your Anxiety

You can manage your anxiety, firstly by accepting that anxiety has an energy and is a process, rather than something which arrives from now-where, it builds up, we build it up.

Once we accept this and learn to become more aware, get to know the signs and how to respond, then you can manage your anxiety better […]

By |June 7th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Past Abuse

Past abuse, or historic sexual abuse, is something which takes time and a great deal of effort on the part of the victim or survivor, from here on, I will refer to people who were sexually abused or experienced past abuse as survivors, because thats what we do everyday – survive.

For some of us surviving […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

I’m Depressed

It’s very difficult to say ‘I’m Depressed’ the stigma of mental health is still a barrier to getting the right help and support, therefore, it’s difficult to know if people we love and care for are depressed.

They may hide or be un-aware that they are in fact depressed and that can make it difficult to […]

By |May 27th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Worry Not

We all worry at some time, however, constant worrying, about everything and things we have little or no control over, actually does us harm, Worry Not, there is a way you can manage your worries and get a better nights sleep to boot.

We may be a worrier because of learned behaviours, maybe your parents worried and […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments