Read articles posted here by Cheryl Overington, Centre Manager. We will also be adding articles by our therapists on a regular basis.

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...

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Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is a serious mental illness characterised by an obsession around weight, shape, eating food, and/or body image. It is estimated that around 1.25 million are affected by an eating disorders, and around 11% of these are male. According to...

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Most people will experience many of the symptoms of depression for example having a low mood or low self-esteem however depression is different and such symptoms are experienced persistently and affect your everyday life.   How common is it? Depression is...

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Panic Disorder

Anxiety and panic can be normal and natural responses to a stressful situation. However, if such feelings of anxiety and panic occur regularly than this could be due to panic disorder. Around 1 in 10 people in the UK have the occasional panic attack, which...

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Clinical Hypnotherapy

What can it be used for? As a Clinical Hypnotherapist, I have over 10 years experience working with clients. I have treated many clients for behavioural, physiological and psychological issues; child birth, anxiety, depression, anger management, weight...

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Relationship Counselling

Relationships are the glue that holds our societies together, isolation and loneliness have detrimental effects on our physical health. However, relationships can be tricky, sometimes they don’t go the way we would like them to, sometimes we lose sight of...

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About Psychosis

Around 1% of the world’s population may experience psychosis or a psychotic episode at one point in their lives. Hi my name is Sam.  I just wanted to introduce myself as the newest member of the Heswall Hills Counselling Centre team.  I am a chartered...

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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...

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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...

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