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Emotional Eating

Often people that are struggling with emotional eating or with their weight will have been stuck in a cycle of dieting, losing weight, putting weight on, guilt, for a long time before they come and seek help from a counsellor. Why do we get stuck in these unhealthy cycles and […]

Why Therapists May Ask About Childhood

Throughout counselling the therapist will often ask the client to talk about their childhood. Sometimes people will struggle with this and feel that the therapist is blaming parents for the problems of the client. So is this what is happening, are difficulties due to our parent’s, or does the therapist have other […]

Teacher Stress

Having worked within education in a secondary school for over 10 years I have seen many good teachers struggling with stress, often leading to time off work and sometimes a person having to make the decision to leave the profession.  In October 2015 the NUT published a survey finding that ‘over […]