Stressed at Christmas?

Stressed at Christmas?

At the time of reading this article you will probably be in the middle of the festive period and will be all too aware that Christmas can be a stressful time of year. There are many factors which can make many of us feel stressed including –   Family and social...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

As a psychologist going about my everyday life I often hear people say “I think I’ve got a bit of OCD…”.  Be rest assured, if you think that then you probably have not got Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Working with clients with a diagnosis of OCD I know that...
Low Self Esteem?

Low Self Esteem?

Up to 85% of people will experience low self esteem at some stage in their life. Everyone has self esteem and in different situations you may have a high self-esteem or a low self-esteem. What is it – how does it feel Self-esteem is confidence in your own worth and...
Worried about your child’s mental health?

Worried about your child’s mental health?

Worried about your child’s mental health? As a mother myself, I know what it is like to worry about your child’s emotional wellbeing. Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people, with their problems often being a direct response to what is...
Stressed at Work?

Stressed at Work?

Feeling stressed at work….struggling to cope with the demands placed on you? For many of us work plays a big part of our lives; not just the hours spent physically at our desks but the time spent worrying about work in our leisure time. Obviously some degree of...