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Attachment

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Couples/Relationship Counselling

Couples Therapy and why it helps

How can I help? When was the last time someone asked you this question? And when was the last time you asked someone this question? If I were to ask you this question in the context of a relationship: how can I help you in your relationship? I’m curious what your response would be. I may not know your response but what I do know is that it is a valid response and there is a place you can receive that help.
Apr 26, 2024
Abby Frett
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Neurodiversity

Ten Traits of Autism in Women

Women with autism tend to present differently than men, a fact which has often led to misdiagnosis and under-diagnosis. As a result, women who have autism and don’t receive a diagnosis tend to judge themselves harshly for finding life difficult; what's more, mental health issues are common in women with autism.
Mar 19, 2024
Roslin Macdonald
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Couples/Relationship Counselling

Understanding Love Languages: Strengthening Relationships with Appreciation and Communication

In all relationships, understanding and effectively communicating love and appreciation is key to building strong connections. One powerful way to do this is by understanding and incorporating the concept of love languages. Developed by renowned marriage counsellor Gary Chapman, the concept of love languages helps individuals recognise and express their emotional needs. This article explores the importance of love languages in romantic relationships and family dynamics, along with insights from Gary Chapman's work.
Jan 31, 2024
Roslin Macdonald
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Thinking Styles

Can we change how we think?

Has your mind ever spun into a downward spiral of self-defeating thoughts? The thoughts that occupy your mind and tell you that no matter the situation, the outcome is destined for failure? Self-defeating thoughts can be strong, and they can take a major toll on your emotional and physical well-being.
Dec 13, 2023
Aileen Cunningham
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Neurodiversity

How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide. Understanding the origins of ADD and exploring potential solutions is crucial for both those directly affected and their support systems. Renowned physician and author Gabor Maté sheds light on this topic, providing valuable insights into its origins and strategies to address it.
Nov 2, 2023
Roslin Macdonald
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What happened to you?

More than 130 million babies are born in the world every year. Arriving in their own unique setting including social, economic, and cultural circumstances. Some (those of whom are fortunate) are welcomed with gratitude and joy, cradled in the arms of their ecstatic parents and family. Others may experience rejection from a mother who dreamed of a different life, crushed by the pressures of poverty or a father caught up in cycle of abuse.
Feb 28, 2023
Nicola Macgregor