Couple Therapy Newcastle

Posted May 14, 2024 / No comments

Spring has arrived within the clinic. The outside of the clinic is being injected with new energy to keep it looking refreshed. Included below is a picture of the back courtyard of the clinic. Moving the clinic to the heart of Newcastle in September 2021 seems like only yesterday. The clinic is still not complete.

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Conflict within relationships

Posted April 16, 2024 / No comments

Us humans like to use the labels ‘good’ and ‘bad’, in particular conflict. Conflict doesn’t have to be good or bad. Its part of the dynamic and addressing it through the adult ego state is essential. Preferring to ‘keep the peace’ in a relationship allows a relationship to not grow. There are times when our

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Trauma therapy Newcastle

Posted March 27, 2024 / No comments

Trauma Therapy Newcastle Currently studying a certificate in psychoanalytic couple therapy makes me reflect on the influence of relationships on us humans. As a psychologist I’ve always been curious on the relationship dynamics of my clients. The systems (family, culture) we’ve grown up in can influence who we are, our tastes in food, traditions, smells

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Binge Eating Newcastle

Posted March 15, 2024 / No comments

Binge eating eating disorder is an area I’ve worked with for many years due to work within the NHS. It has various contributing factors. It is vitally important to speak with your healthcare team if you have recently had bariatric surgery and experiencing binge eating. Your GP can also support referral to a weight management

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Psychologist Newcastle: Breakups

Posted February 23, 2024 / No comments

Breakups It is often a difficult life experience. It can be emotionally challenging, as it often involves processing feelings of sadness, anger, and future loss.  For many who have finished the relationship report guilt for the disruption to partner and family.  It is important for individuals to take care of themselves during this time, both

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Mother Wound

Posted February 16, 2024 / No comments

Mother’s Day is fast approaching here in England. As a private practicing psychologist for over 15 years it’s vital to remember that not everyone celebrates this date. In fact not everyone has a mother e.g. same sex relationships. I work with many cultures and soon realised when I arrived in Newcastle to start using the

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Private Counsellor Newcastle

Posted January 25, 2024 / No comments

Achieving Mindfulness: Practical Tips for Beginners In 2023 one of the clinic rooms was transformed to bring a soothing space for meditation, mindfulness and yoga. It’s only now the room has been finalised and clients are enjoying the space to learn and practice meditation to support well-being in day to day life. I have to

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Counselling Newcastle

Posted January 15, 2024 / No comments

Counselling Newcastle Master the art of self-acceptance: Tips for body image support Apparently today is blue Monday, although I don’t believe in it I am aware that many find this time of year difficult. It’s okay to take the month of January slowly with no goals. We are navigating life at our own pace. And

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Psychologist Newcastle

Posted December 29, 2023 / No comments

Psychologist Newcastle:  tips for setting goals As the New Year of 2024 approaches us I extend peace and love to you and yours. Many are talking about the last year, reviewing all that has been and what is yet to come. Social media is covered in ‘new me’ and goals. Lets pause for a moment

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Relationship Therapy Newcastle: Trust

Posted December 12, 2023 / No comments

Relationship Therapy Newcastle: Why is trust important in a relationship? Many couples attend my counselling service in Newcastle for support to rebuild trust. Trust plays a crucial role in building and maintaining healthy relationships. It serves as the foundation upon which relationships are built. A relationship creates a sense of security and safety, allowing us to

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