6 Jun 2018

Losing someone we love at some point in our life is a certainty for each of us and yet talking about death and dying or the emotions associated with it, is something most people struggle with. In the not so distant past, children grew up witnessing death and felt its i...

4 May 2018

When we consider booking our first counselling session, we start looking through counsellors' profiles and we are not very sure what we are looking for. Is it qualifications? Do we want a counsellor who specialises or one who covers a broad spectrum of emotional issues...

3 Apr 2018

There is so much more to counselling than we think. Read this page to find out why investing in counselling may be the best decision you make today. If you know anybody who could benefit from reading this, share this page with them.

  1. When you can’t understand why you...

1 Mar 2018

Finally, western medicine has caught up with alternative medicine and recognised the link between stress and disease.

Headaches, migraines, digestive problems, tight muscles and more seriously heart disease and hyper tension are just some of the ways our bodies react to...

20 Feb 2018

It's a common belief that communication is a choice and that, through our words, we choose to share our thoughts and our emotions. Picture for a minute a room full of people: it's a party and everyone looks animated and like they are enjoying themselves. In a corner, a...

25 Jan 2018

Coming up!

MANAGING THE MENOPAUSE

WITH GROUP COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY

SIX SESSION PROGRAMME STARTING WEDNESDAY 21st MARCH 2018

TIME 18.00-20.00

LOCATION

WATSON HOUSE, 23 OLDGATE, MORPETH

FACILITATOR

ANNA DALLAVALLE – COUNSELLOR AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST

If hot flushes, lack of s...

28 Feb 2017

When dealing with our teenagers it often feels like they see the world very differently from us. A common feature for many of them is their frequent mood swings. We used to think that teens respond differently to the world because of hormones, or attitude, or because t...

17 Jan 2017

Ask ten people how they define conflict and most will be likely to view it negatively. Many of us will do anything to avoid it both at work and at home. In fact, conflict is an opportunity for growth if we deal with it correctly. Difficult conversations are a part of l...

7 Dec 2016

We all worry occasionally and some time with good reason. Problems start when worrying gets out of hand and we become prone to imagining the worst possible outcome for most situations.

Anxiety and worry are closely linked. Anxiety can manifest itself in different form a...

16 Nov 2016

Hamlet may well be one of the most famous procrastinators in history but he is certainly not the only one! All of us put things off at times but procrastination is always frustrating because ultimately it results in lost opportunities and generally feeling bad about yo...

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