Talking is Silver…

Talking is Silver…

Talking is Silver… In both my coaching and therapeutic work, communication is a regular topic. Recently, silence and the discomfort that it brings for many people has featured in several conversations prompting me to share some thoughts and my favourite poem...
Let’s Talk! Effective Communication Skills

Let’s Talk! Effective Communication Skills

Let’s Talk! Effective Communication Skills Are you a good communicator? Do you wonder if you could be better?  Good communicators can both listen and talk. They can stay present, patient, and engaged in the conversation. Being a good communicator requires you to...
Test Yourself: Burnout Self Assessment

Test Yourself: Burnout Self Assessment

Test Yourself: Burnout Self Assessment Burnout can affect anyone, from savvy professionals in high-pressure jobs to people in the helping professions and students. Individual factors, such as personality traits and family life, make some people more prone to...
5 Instant Ways To Calm Down

5 Instant Ways To Calm Down

5 Instant Ways To Calm Down Clients often ask me how to calm down overwhelm and deal with a frantic mind. What you can do in the moment to regain control in a tense, high anxiety state is different from learning techniques to better manage your stress long-term. The...
Connecting With Your Inner Child

Connecting With Your Inner Child

Connecting With Your Inner Child The Inner Child is a symbolic representation of the childlike aspects of one’s psyche. The concept is often used to help personal growth in the healing process from unresolved past experiences or trauma. Fostering a deeper...
Self Assessment for Mental Health

Self Assessment for Mental Health

Self Assessment for Mental Health Check your mental health with this quick, confidential, and clinically validated self-assessment. Feeling stressed, anxious, depressed? Something is not quite right but you’re not sure if therapy is for you? Take this test to figure...
Preventing Burnout: 13 Essential Strategies

Preventing Burnout: 13 Essential Strategies

Preventing Burnout: 13 Essential Strategies Burnout has become an all-too-common experience for many. Juggling work, personal life, and various responsibilities can take a toll on our physical and mental well-being. By implementing effective strategies, we can...
Understanding Burnout: Symptoms and Causes

Understanding Burnout: Symptoms and Causes

Understanding Burnout: Symptoms and Causes Burnout has been a prevalent issue in our fast-paced and demanding world, and post-pandemic it has made an even stronger comeback. A state of chronic physical and emotional exhaustion, burnout can have severe and sometimes...
How to Find the Right Therapist?

How to Find the Right Therapist?

How to Find the Right Therapist? What do the letters behind therapists’ names mean? How many sessions will I need? What kind of therapy is right for me?   Finding the right therapist is paramount to the success of your therapy, one might argue. Nobody wants to...
Dealing with Stress and Overwhelm

Dealing with Stress and Overwhelm

Dealing with Stress and Overwhelm These days chronic stress and anxiety are common in our fast-paced world and this comes at a high cost to our mind and body. Learn how to recognise overwhelming stress and anxiety, and discover ways to cope better. The HPA-Axis HPA...
R.A.I.N. calms me down

R.A.I.N. calms me down

R.A.I.N. calms me down Are you struggling with stress, anxiety, and sometimes overwhelm? Try this brief practice to help calm yourself down and transform difficult emotions by expanding your awareness. The term R.A.I.N. was first coined about 20 years ago by Michelle...
5 Tips to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

5 Tips to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

5 Tips to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome Do you feel undeserving of your promotion? Want to run when people put you in the spotlight for your achievements? Do you feel like a fraud? Do you wonder what people are seeing in you, and that you must have just gotten lucky to...
Effects of the Pandemic on the Legal Profession

Effects of the Pandemic on the Legal Profession

Effects of the Pandemic on the Legal Profession Working in the legal profession requires a high stress resilience because of the challenges build into the inherently conflict-driven nature of the business. Often an ‘always-on’ work culture coupled with high...
7/11 Breathing Technique

7/11 Breathing Technique

7/11 Breathing Technique The 7/11 technique is a breathing exercise whereby you breathe in for a count of 7 and out for a count 11. It is used to help alleviate and overcome symptoms of anxiety and stress. A simple yet powerful technique that facilitates relaxation...
Bullying in Organisations

Bullying in Organisations

Bullying in Organisations Bullying (sometimes mobbing; German: Tyrannisieren) is a common concern within the workplace. It occurs at all levels and in many ways. Sometimes bullying is positioned in such a way that it is an everyday issue, for example as a personality...
In-house Counselling Service

In-house Counselling Service

In-house Counselling Service We support businesses with confidential Staff Counselling Services, Resilience Seminars, and HR support. Having worked in the corporate world ourselves, we know in our own skin of the pressures and stress that can arise from trying to meet...
10 Tips for Better Sleep

10 Tips for Better Sleep

10 Tips for Better Sleep  Get up at the same time every daySet up a routine to help your body get into a natural sleep rhythm. ExerciseRegular exercise, not too close to bedtime, improves sleep. Spend time outsideBeing outside, preferably in nature, can improve the...
Low-cost therapy services in London

Low-cost therapy services in London

Low-cost therapy services in London Making therapy financially sustainable for the entire duration of the treatment is important from the outset. Some private therapists offer a few lower-cost therapy slots – ask about availability and see below some guidance on...
Online Therapy – how to make the most of it

Online Therapy – how to make the most of it

Online Therapy – how to make the most of it Whether you are thinking of switching from in-person sessions or thinking of starting out for the first time, there are a few things to consider that will help you make the most out of your Online Therapy experience. ...