Homesickness

Most people would have felt homesick at some time in their lives. As a student, homesickness may be experienced in several circumstances such as when you: Go to school. Are on a trip. Have moved to a new place or to a new country. Homesickness is not only linked with...

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Samaritans

NEWS:  Samaritans are testing out their new text service SO if you need them, text: 07725 909 090.  However, if you feel suicidal and need to talk urgently, call 116 123

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Are you a Highly Sensitive Person?

Have you ever been told that you’re just too sensitive? Maybe you feel emotions much more deeply and for longer than others. Some people are highly sensitive (HSP). This is a normal and genetic character trait that 15-20% of people have. The sense of overwhelm that...

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What does ‘being sent to boarding school as a child mean?’

I have been working with a lot of clients who are exploring hidden resentment, a deep sense of sadness, anger, difficulty in relationships (often needy because their needs were not met appropriately) and needing to know why. If boarding school was a place you ever...

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Eating Disorders: Help for You and Parents Concerned

Beat  <https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/> , the UK’s eating disorder charity, has teamed up with NHS Lothian to deliver both online peer support and a new online resource for parents/carers, thanks to funding from the Technology Enabled Care Grant from the...

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Another New Year……………

I want to wish all my past, current and future clients and readers a Happy New Year. I am also aware it is not all happy for everyone so if you are keen to make change this year and need to talk in a safe place to aid this process, get in touch. Sylvia  ...

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Sex Abuse

We ended 2017 with the abusive power of American Film Producer, Henry Weinstein and the beginning of 2018 with the taxi driver John Worboys who raped and also sexually assaulted more woman than have had the courage to report. This brings to mind many clients who can...

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Depression

http://upliftconnect.com/depression-disease-civilisation/Depression

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How the past lives in the present

How past memories live in our present day.......A Clinical Psychologist Explains How Emotional Memories Can Affect the Way We See the World   How past memories live in our present day...

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ADHD

BBC Two - Horizon, 2017, ADHD and Me with Rory Bremner www.bbc.co.uk › Factual › Science & Nature 25 Apr 2017 - Comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner is on a personal mission to uncover the science of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). It’s about...

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Walk and Talk

As an ex fitness instructor, I truly believe in ‘fit body, fit mind’. This post outlines some of the many benefits of walking as part of your therapy, along with useful links to organisations that can help.

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