My counselling blog

Here you'll find a range of articles full of interesting information

30 Oct

Einstein's Theory of ...........

As a committed reader of the daily “i” newspaper, I loved a little gem of a piece in the paper recently about a scribbled note written by Albert Einstein being auctioned – in the end it sold for...

26 Oct

Have smartphones destroyed a generation?

Ok, I really don’t want to alarm you – but in trying recently to navigate my way along major shopping streets, I kept coming up behind and also facing slow moving, silent bodies with their heads...

18 Sep

The Loss of a Space Mission

Supporting clients with their losses can seem a simple process from an outsider’s perspective but my experience has taught me it is deceptively simple. This is because the life-changing...

10 Jul

Understanding Loneliness

Have you heard BBC Radio 2 are talking about Loneliness this week? What a great and very important subject to focus on, bearing in mind that currently more than 9 million people in the UK are...

11 May

The importance of providing good mental health support for our young people

It is inevitable that I, and I am sure countless others despair at yet another announcement about problems regarding the support of mental health.

My latest cause for real concern was to...

18 Apr

Struggling with mental illness

How incredibly heartening it was to hear Prince Harry’s interview with Fleet Street journalist Briony Gordon about seeking professional help to address the mental health difficulties he has...

02 Feb

Young people affected by their family members diagnosed with a mental health disorder

I am so looking forward to the day when I can write a really positive blog about mental health as a result of some great news, like more actual, verifiable Government funding, or 1000 more new...

24 Jan

Let's create a world where mental illness is understood, effectively treated and ultimately prevented

Whatever you may think about the politics or leadership of Nick Clegg, I hope that you'll agree that he has been a vocal and stalwart ambassador for improvements in all aspects of mental health...