An alternative way to find the right therapist
I often come across articles offering advice on how to find the right therapist. They usually direct you to assume a consumer approach and ask questions about qualifications, skills, cost, etc. These are sensible questions but the answers will not necessarily lead you to the right therapist. My advice is to find someone who cares.
Therapy and crèche: a solution for mothers who seek to work with a psychologist
As a society, we still stigmatise people who aren’t coping well and this means we sometimes fail to support those who most need it. But as mothers facing the difficulties that motherhood poses, you will know how important it is to take care of yourself. My Psychology Clinic is here to help you achieve this by offering psychological sessions and a crèche facility!
What would you do if you came across someone ready to end their life? Here is what I did.
Supposedly you are crossing a bridge and you notice someone ready to end their life by jumping into the river – what do you do? And to complicate matters you are cycling with your 2-year-old child on the back of your bike – again, what do you do?
The ugly side of being “strong” as a woman
At what point was it decided that there are either strong women or soft women in this world? This categorical taxonomy is naïve, if not even dangerous. We are humans and all our traits are better depicted as dimensional scales. In other words, we are both strong and soft at different times in our lives. And this variation is what helps us to grow.
I love you, but I’ll keep my distance” The avoidant attachment style and four ways to avoid it
Some of you, for different reasons, may maintain some mental distance and an escape route when in a relationship. Instead of expressing your emotions, you supress them and you likely employ several strategies to achieve this.
Techniques to deal with anger
Learning how to manage our anger is a skill that can be learned and we ought to prioritise how to train our mind in order to better manage our emotions in these situations. By doing so, we protect the quality of our relationships with others.
6 ways to organise your family life
To run your home life successfully you need to see it as an organisation – the most important one in your life! – and run it like a business. Here are 6 business strategies to help organise your family life.
How to raise children who care
All you need to focus on is your role as a parent now and trust that this will help your little ones to build skills to last a lifetime. Your daughter won’t be scratching her friends when she goes to university and your son won’t be biting his co-workers when he starts a job (if they do, you should probably get in touch with me then!). So, what can you do now?
Can you invest five minutes of your time in your mental health today? Stop and Breathe technique
We actively do something everyday to take care of our physical health, like brushing our teeth, taking a shower, eating fruits and vegetables and so on… But we do not habitually set time aside to take care of our emotional health.
Students’ mental health
I designed MePlusMe so that students can use it at any time they want and get tailored advice about the specific needs they have at that time. The advice is in the form of psychological and educational techniques presented as a package of animated videos.