How to stop comparing, improve low self esteem and increase your self confidence

For those of you who are unfamiliar, social comparison theory is how we determine our own social and personal worth based on how we stand up against others. It is a process whereby people, like you and I, evaluate ourselves, to a certain degree, by examining their own qualities and… Continue reading

How online counselling and the wheel of control can help you to tolerate lockdown

Online counselling and the wheel of control

Wheel of Control and Online counselling   Many people are understandably, struggling to adjust to the lifestyle changes imposed as a result of the unprecedented, Coronavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic. Deserted streets and the invisibility of the virus makes it more difficult to digest the severity of the response. When our… Continue reading

CBT Bristol for bereavement and grief

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Bristol for grief and bereavement

CBT Bristol to help you overcome bereavement and grief For many of us, bereavement will be the most distressing experience we will face.  Some of my clients have reported difficulties with bereavement and grief, so I thought it might be helpful to discuss how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) can help:… Continue reading

CBT Blue Monday and how this and Mindfulness can help you….

CBT Bristol Blue Monday for anxiety, stress and other issues

CBT Blue Monday: a bit of background first then some Blue Monday CBT and Mindfulness tips   Aren’t Januarys tough sometimes? what with post Christmas blues and cold dark nights? CBT can help you on Blue Monday.   Both Mindfulness and CBT can help you to reduce stress, panic attacks,… Continue reading

CBT Bristol for anxiety

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Bristol for anxiety and stress

CBT Bristol to help you overcome anxiety Most of my clients over the past years have reported difficulties with anxiety, so I thought it might be helpful to share a few Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) tips: So what is Anxiety? Anxiety is a normal, but often, a disagreeable part of… Continue reading

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) – how can it help you?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for anxiety, stress and other issues

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)? CBT is an evidence-based, collaborative, solution-focussed form of counselling/therapy approved by the NHS. It is a way of talking about: how you think about yourself, the world and other people how what you do affects your thoughts and feelings. CBT can help you to… Continue reading