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Working with Leaders – Today was a great day!

I have had the privilege of working with many exceptional leaders and today I had the pleasure of working with another. This CEO was a joy to behold. Just by talking to her, you could see her leadership skills, even though she hadn’t acknowledged how much of a true leader she is. Capturing her approach […]

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What Assertiveness Looks Like

Following on from our previous blog post, ‘Improving Your Assertiveness’, we wanted to illustrate what being assertive looks like. We know it can be daunting to think about if you’re not a naturally assertive person, that’s why we have also included some ‘Dos and Don’ts’ that you can try to incorporate into your everyday life. […]

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Improving Your Assertiveness

Assertiveness… expressing your feelings. Couples often present for couple counselling with an issue around communication. We work with them to change the negative patterns, break bad habits and help to understand with empathy. We also help them to listen to what each other are saying. However, an issue we see time and again is that […]

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Employee Assistance Program

As we slowly emerge from our lockdown, many people are thinking about going back to work. Some are super keen to get back but for others there can be issues around anxiety, depression, stress, fear or just generally feeling out of sorts. If you feel your employees could benefit from a few counselling sessions, we […]

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Self-Esteem

Self–Esteem is about the relationship you have with yourself. It’s a feeling that lives within you. This relationship can be good for short periods of time but never sustains. Self-esteem can also be good in some areas of your life and very low in others. How you feel about yourself will dictate how you live […]

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What is Counselling?

Counselling is a process designed to give you time, space, focus and encouragement to explore your personal challenges and reach a better understanding of what is going on for you.   The aim of the counsellor is to create a comfortable environment which should help you feel safe, relaxed, supported and connected The relationship between […]

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Florence Nightingale

What Florence Nightingale did was truly remarkable. She was the embodiment of vocation and dedication to her patients. Today there are so many Florence Nightingales working in the NHS, with a different name, but with the same vocation to help those in need. They are true angels here on earth. As a small child at […]

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Remote Counselling in action

Remote counselling has always been an effective counselling platform for Nightingale to work from. We’re speaking with clients online and by telephone on a weekly basis. Our online clients come from all over Scotland, England (especially London), Wales, Australia, America, Asia and everywhere in-between. Our remote counselling clients come to us through recommendations from clients […]

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Counselling Remotely

We are offering counselling remotely through a variety of different ways. Nightingale is committed to your safety and peace of mind. These are unprecedented times for organisations like ourselves, our country and the world. We are continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England carefully. It is vitally […]

Anxiety Counselling

Anxiety Counselling

Anxiety is such a horrible state of mind to deal with, but that is exactly what it is… a state of mind. The aim of anxiety counselling is to break the negative thought patterns and habits which may have been around since childhood or have arrived more recently. Due to stress or trauma, if your […]