Over this Christmas holiday, I have spent a higher that usual percentage of my week sitting on the sofa and force feeding myself.  It’s tradition. Like a rather rotund hamster, I have shovelled the Quality Street and honey roasted peanuts down my gob in a way that would suggest they could be taken away from my at any…

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Are you struggling to stay within your means financially?  Do you find that you overspend but don’t even realise you are doing it? You may think that talking about financial issues on a counselling and psychotherapy website is a bit odd but many of the clients who come to my therapy centre in Wilmslow talk…

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One of the problems people with anxiety or depression often struggle with is getting to sleep.   When clients who come to my therapy practice in Cheadle with this issue here are the suggestions I give to them: Put a routine in place Do the same thing every day.  This way your body will get…

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ACT defusion from thoughts

Ever got stuck in thoughts?  Had a thought going round and round in your head that’s driven you bonkers? Humans are a rare animal indeed.  We have language.  Language is an amazing tool and has allowed us to dominate the planet. The downside of language though is that we get stuck in it sometimes, a…

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