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So far Florence Gray has created 22 blog entries.

Dealing with Anxiety

One of the most common things that can affect our mental health is anxiety. It’s an emotion that we all experience from time to time, but it can start to spiral out of control and have a negative impact on our everyday life. It’s little comfort to know that it affects millions of us each day, worldwide, with many people [...]

By |2023-05-15T10:01:44+00:00May 14th, 2023|

HELP! – The Menopause Madness

During the menopause, you can face so many challenges as you navigate your way through this transitional period in your life. You may find that you are irritable, have a low mood, lose your self-esteem, notice body changes, experience brain fog, suffer from a loss of libido, feel invisible and of course, hot flushes and night sweats ... oh, what [...]

By |2022-11-28T17:05:07+00:00November 28th, 2022|

The Process of Grieving

Losing someone close to you can be one of the most difficult things you have had to cope with. We may need to process feelings that many of us will find overwhelming. Once the initial shock of a loved one passing away has subsided, we are often left with a sense of sadness, hurt and loss. It can feel so [...]

By |2022-12-02T09:59:43+00:00July 21st, 2021|

Bereavement – Getting the support you need

“Getting the support we need during that extremely difficult time in our life can have an enormously beneficial effect on our future mental health.” We all at some point in our life experience bereavement. Losing someone very close to us can make us feel the greatest emotional pain ever. Ripped from the inside, empty, deeply depressed, sad, angry, desperate, losing [...]

By |2021-06-11T09:28:57+00:00June 11th, 2021|

What kind of therapist do I need?

Trying to decide what type of therapist you need to see to deal with issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, phobias, bereavement, trauma anxiety, OCD, psychosexual issues, or couple counselling, can be very difficult. Searching for a therapist When searching for a therapist the first port of call is usually an online search. Unfortunately, if you don’t know what you [...]

By |2021-06-11T09:24:30+00:00June 3rd, 2021|

Addiction is a disease

The following article was written by someone who has suffered with addiction. The person is 31 years old, and at the time of writing, is celebrating 50 days of sobriety. “The perception of addiction has long existed as being an affliction of the morally deficient, the self-inflicted lifestyle of the depraved, people too weak or unwilling to help themselves. This [...]

By |2021-08-22T09:30:05+00:00May 14th, 2021|

Stress – remove the fear

I hope you have enjoyed our contribution to Stress Awareness Month, 2021. The biggest message to take away from this awareness raising month is that if you feel stressed, get help as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t go away on its own. It may calm down for a while, due to changes in your circumstances, but it won’t completely [...]

By |2021-06-10T12:40:38+00:00April 26th, 2021|

Counselling and Coaching… What’s the Difference?

Often people ask me the question “counselling and coaching… what’s the difference?” Hopefully, the explanation below will give you a deeper understanding of both. They are two areas that can be extremely beneficial for an individual, but two specialisms that address totally different areas. Counselling Counselling works with clients around the past and the present and will usually involve touching [...]

By |2021-07-22T12:39:43+00:00March 4th, 2021|

Introduction To Counselling

Many people have an interest in counselling.  Whether you want to work with clients one to one as a therapist or use the skills in your workplace, the outcome is the same. You will learn to develop a deeper level of skill in communication with others. HR managers, teachers, training consultants, mentors, guidance and support workers, carers, management and [...]

By |2021-07-22T12:44:55+00:00January 31st, 2021|
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