Have you ever reacted to a family member or child and then said to yourself, ”Oh boy I’m sounding just like my Mum/Dad or I’m parenting like I was parented and I don’t want to be like this?”It has been said that the first 7 years of our life are the most impressionable- we
It’s rare I am able to share success stories with you. As I’m sure you understand, as a psychotherapist my clients’ privacy is protected by the boundaries of confidentiality. However two separate clients have encouraged me to share their stories in the hopes they may inspire others who have experienced similar hurdles. I have changed
Headaches are one of the most common reasons why people visit a doctor. Tension type and migraine headaches are among the most frequently diagnosed headache types. Research has shown that chiropractic treatment can be very beneficial in addressing the cause of some of these headaches. Some people choose to take medication to treat their headaches.
“Hypnosis started when the first mother kissed it and made it better.” Bauman Occasionally I suggest clinical hypnotherapy as a treatment option to a client and find they look at me as though I’ve suggested I’ll wave a magic wand around to make them feel better. Which is ridiculous. It’s closer to the Force than
I am forever in awe of the courage it takes to come in to therapy or counselling, of the sheer grit and determination of people who sit with a counsellor and ask for help to change their lives. But I’ll admit when a male client walks into my practice, I reach new levels of respect.
By Victoria Matthews, PACFA Registered Counsellor Love and belonging are fundamental human needs. As we head into the Christmas season, it’s timely to focus on those people who will find themselves standing in a crowded room, yet still feel lonely. Take a moment, and imagine how that feels. How does it happen? It’s because it isn’t
By Viv Adcock, Kinesiologist and Access Consciousness Certified Facilitator The festive season is almost here- are you looking forward to it, feeling obligated or becoming overwhelmed by it? Or all of the above?! In the average household - the highs and lows of life are accepted as the norm - where people's emotions are un-necessarily hijacked
By Victoria Matthews, PACFA Registered Counsellor With the benefit of hindsight, the journey through adolescence looks like a never ending summer. Freedom from adult bills and responsibilities, three months of holidays a year… what could any teenager possibly have to be unhappy about? Take a closer look at your memories though, and you might remember that
By Viv Adcock Have you come across any of these sayings before? "You become what you think about all day long" "Ask and it is given" "As a man thinketh so is he" "Your thoughts create your reality" Do you have a sense of how powerful your mind is? If you look at your life