How to have a healthy mind during LOCKDOWN

How to have a healthy mind during LOCKDOWN

Staying home under coronavirus lockdown brings challenges for all of us all, here are a few tips that may help to maintain a healthy mind during this forced isolation. Wake up, shower and get dressed This seems like the simplest suggestion, but it’s often the first...
Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT)

Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT)

“ No one can go back and make a brand new start my friend, but anyone can start from here and make a new end. ” ~ Anonymous ~ Brain Working Recursive Therapy   (BWRT) BWRT is one of the most exciting developments in psychotherapy – It is a fast-acting and...
Just what is the “Empty Nest” Syndrome?

Just what is the “Empty Nest” Syndrome?

Has your last child grown up and ready to leave home or perhaps already moved out?  If so you may be experiencing some mixed emotions.  Find out why the empty nest syndrome happens and what you can do about it. Just what is the “Empty Nest” Syndrome? The “Empty Nest”...
Recognising Depression in the Adolescent

Recognising Depression in the Adolescent

Adolescence can be a difficult period that is often characterised by some degree of emotional instability.  Rapid developmental changes, struggling with conflicting identities and unrealistic social expectations, may lead to uncertainty over role behaviour and...
The adolescent in Crisis

The adolescent in Crisis

What is the Adolescent in Crisis? First assess whether it is a serious crisis Most adolescents go through periods of experimentation and risk taking but when the dangerous behaviour becomes frequent or life threatening then it is a problem Possible causes of...
Panic Attacks and Coping Strategies – Part 2

Panic Attacks and Coping Strategies – Part 2

Fighting panic is not a good idea, however if you detect the early symptoms there are a number of strategies that you can use before panic gets out of control 1. Retreat – exit the panic-provoking situation if possible until the anxiety subsides, for example if you...