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Thinking About Depression: Are You Using Your Time To Get What You Need?

Thinking About Depression

When I think about depression and low moods, and how to find a way out of them, I look at at three things: feelings, thoughts and actions.

As an integrative counsellor I consider both the causes of depression and the approach to getting better from a number of angles.

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Why Talking Therapy? Book Recommendation: Emotional Agility by Susan David

Talking therapy like counselling is still a bit of a mystery to many people. You might have questions like: Does talking therapy work? How? I feel terrible! How will talking about how bad I feel possibly make me feel better?

I recently read a fantastic book by Susan David,

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Book Recommendation: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

I’ve been a fan of Brené Brown since I first saw her TED talk The Power of Vulnerability. Brené is a research professor and storyteller with a background in social work. Her research and writing mostly focuses on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. I recently read her book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live,

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Self-Care Expertise Session in Brighton

Self-Care Expert Brighton

Last week I attended a One Girl Band expertise session hosted by Lola Hoad on the subject of self-care. The session was presented by Dionne Elizabeth, self-care expert Brighton, from Changing the Menu. Dionne creates art, music and wellness projects.

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What Kind of Counsellor?

What Kind of Counsellor?

Looking for a counsellor can feel complicated and overwhelming. What kinds of counsellors are there? And what kind of counsellor would most help you with your current difficulties? Here’s my take on that question.

“What do you do?”

“What do you do?” a stranger asks in a friendly attempt to get to know you better.

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