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Useful acronyms and abbreviations used in counselling and psychotherapy

There are a lot of abbreviations and acronyms used in the world of psychology and counselling. Sometimes, you may encounter these when looking at therapist profiles or doing some research about psychotherapy. Abbreviations can be a problem. Not just because there are a lot of them but because the same abbreviation can have different meanings. […]

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Breathing exercise for when you are feeling stressed

Finding a few minutes in your daily routine to do a calming breathing exercise can be incredibly beneficial. Especially if you are experiencing stress or anxiety. What follows is a very simple exercise that is designed to help you reconnect with your breath on a daily basis. Getting settled before you begin to breathe Find […]

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Your mental health and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Right now, a lot of people are feeling uncertain and anxious due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on their daily lives. The huge amounts of news – across TV, radio, the press and social media – seems never-ending. It is inevitable that factors such as social distancing, self-isolation, confinement and the risk of losing […]

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Free Online Counselling Services

Are you looking for free online counselling? It is one of the most common requests people have and though I do not offer free sessions I am keen to share with you the organisations across the world that offer free online therapy. Below I have listed a number of services that provide free online therapy […]

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What is email counselling?

Email counselling is a popular choice for people who want to gain benefits from counselling but struggle to find a full 50 minute slot in their diary to attend a live session. This post will outline how therapy works, along with the benefits and some of the drawbacks to this type of online therapy.