Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disabling disorder where you have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), and behaviours which drive you to do something over and over (compulsions). Often you carry out the behaviours to get rid of the obsessive thoughts. In [...]

Relational Issues

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Relational Issues Relationships are complex and take many different forms. Relationships can bring us the most joy but can also be the most destructive parts of our lives. My aim is to support and promote positive relationships. People may experience: Feeling out of place or disconnected [...]

Psychotherapy

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Psychotherapy This is a treatment that involves 'talk therapy' in order to identify stressors and behaviours that impact your life and prevent you from moving forward in life. The focus is recognizing and acknowledging the things you cannot change and focus on changing relationships and behaviours that are [...]

Sexual Health

2019-06-21T09:45:03+02:00

Sexual Health Sex is not only a basic survival instinct but also a vital part about how we connect intimately as human beings. Many of us battle with body image, intimacy and physical difficulties with attaining sexual intimacy and pleasure. You may have experienced prior trauma which inhibits [...]

Addiction

2019-06-21T09:56:13+02:00

Addiction Addiction takes a variety of forms. It can be a chemical substance such as alcohol or cocaine or a behavioural addiction such as gaming, sex or gambling. People battling with addiction generally have a genetic vulnerability related to dopamine (reward) pathways. Substances or certain behaviours frequently become [...]

Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders Our relationship with food can be a complex one. Food should be enjoyed in moderation and be a normal, routine part of our day. Sometimes, when we don't feel great about the way we look, we starve ourselves. We think that being 'thinner' will mean that [...]

Maternal Mental Health

2019-06-21T09:45:53+02:00

Maternal Mental Health Becoming a mum can be the hardest thing you will ever do. Motherhood is something you want to do perfectly yet you will often feel you have very little control over anything.  Sometimes things do not go as you have planned and this causes you [...]

Trauma/Grief/PTSD

2019-06-21T09:46:09+02:00

Trauma/Grief/PTSD Life is full of unfortunate occurrences that come out of nowhere and are out of our control. Sometimes trauma and loss can be overwhelming! You may feel that you just cannot cope or move forward in life. You might only experience the effects weeks, months or even [...]

Bipolar Disorder

2019-06-21T09:48:16+02:00

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Schizophrenia

2019-06-21T09:55:28+02:00

Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a chronic (long-term) psychotic (loss of touch with reality) disorder. It can be hereditary, occur on its own or be precipitated by substance abuse, especially cannabis. These predisposing factors cause 'misfirings' in the brain causing you to experience things that are not real. Features of schizophrenia [...]

ADHD

2019-06-21T09:54:59+02:00

ADHD Everyone's brain is wired differently. People with ADHD have been extensively studied using specialized brain scans which show a reduced amount of certain brain hormones (notably dopamine and noradrenaline) to the front part of their brains which controls organization, concentration, impulsivity and certain memory functions. ADHD usually [...]

Insomnia

2019-06-21T09:47:13+02:00

Insomnia A good night's sleep can change the way we feel and take on our day. With the increased demands in this modern day, sleep can often be affected by stress. You may have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up in the early morning. Even when [...]

Depression

2019-06-21T09:47:30+02:00

Depression Depression is a biological illness caused by a number of things (inherited genes, stress, illness). These factors change the chemistry in the brain which controls moods, emotions, circadian rhythm & cognition. It is not just a sad mood but rather affects all parts of the body & mind. [...]

Anxiety

2019-06-21T09:47:43+02:00

Anxiety Anxiety is an overwhelming sense of worry and dread. You realize that you are worrying about everything and anything. Things that others do not even think of. You cannot let this worry go. It goes round in circles & gets to a point where you cannot think [...]