While the majority of people who experience eating disorders like Anorexia and Bulimia are female, there is still a substantial number of men who experience similar difficulties with eating disorders. While often stemming from different external influences, both men and women can have very similar concerns over body weight, body shape and ideal appearance. Eating […]
As human beings, we generate thoughts on a daily basis. When you woke up this morning, you may have thought about how tired you were, or how much you didn’t want to go to work. Perhaps you couldn’t stop thinking about all the things you did on your date last night, and criticising yourself for the things […]
A qualified sex therapist is someone who has many years of counselling experience and has then attended further training in the area of sex therapy. What Does a Sex Therapist Do? A sex therapist can listen to your concerns or worries in a non-judgemental, strictly confidential environment and will treat your issues with sensitivity, care […]
Research has indicated that bullying contributes to the incidents of low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, suicide and violence. Bullying comes in many forms, such as teasing, exclusion (eg “you can’t play with us”), physical aggression, and harassment. Clinical Psychologist Leia Redman provides some helpful ways you can help your child deal with bullies.
‘Sleep hygiene’ is the variety of different habits and activities performed around your night’s sleep. Poor sleep hygiene is when bad habits start to form, preventing you from getting your seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Poor sleep hygiene is linked with health, productivity and relationship problems, all of which can have a […]
A panic attack is a physical sensation of fear which is a brief episode of anxiety. Panic attacks may occur unexpectedly as they are not usually due to any external threat. A panic attack can last from a few minutes to half an hour. However, the emotional and physical effects of a panic attack can […]