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Category: General thoughts

    • What’s best for you? Psychotherapy or counselling

      What is the difference between psychotherapy & counselling? Psychotherapy is the use of psychological techniques to help clients to understand why they act and feel the way they do; it can help change, feelings, thoughts, or habits. To relieve symptoms of emotional distress or behavioural problems, and this can achieve higher levels of self-awareness and […]

    • The Jonny Dep and Amber Heard case shows the difficulty for victims of abuse to be able to come forward.

      The fear of not being believed is always a hurdle to overcome for many victims of partner abuse, especially for men, women do abuse men evidentially not as often as men abuse women. But the numbers of men being abused is going to look much lower than it really is, many men will feel ashamed […]

    • Online therapy is it secure without HIPPA?

      Do you need HIPPA for online therapy services? I get the sense that some online therapists are trying to sound superior to other therapists who do not use their HIPPA system of choice.  If I told you that as a therapist if use your computers to talk to clients and also use them for sending […]

    • How online therapy can help with your depression

      Online therapy help for depression online therapy for depression First, I am going to set out some conditions that must be met for any online therapy to be successful. The person with depression seeking help needs to be able to feel at ease talking to people over the internet, either just using their voice with […]

    • free online therapy?

      Looking for free therapy online? Where to find free therapy? There needs to be an understanding that there is always a cost involved for the online therapist or online therapy service when providing free counselling or psychotherapy online. This often includes payments for managing websites, equipment, insurance, the therapists or website staff costs, and many […]

    • Internet addiction does it exist?

      Internet addiction, does it exist? What is internet addiction? Does internet addiction actually exist? When people become addicted, it is usually due to physical or emotional needs that need to be met. so, a physical addiction like an alcoholic who needs to drink and the addict who needs the high provided by the drug would […]

    • Can AI provid therapy

      How long before therapy is provided by AI There is nothing wrong with simple mental health apps to help people meditate relax and be mindful. But there are misguided people out there who think that an app powered by artificial intelligence, will one day be suitable for people suffering from mental health issues like depression, […]

    • Bad therapists providing bad therapy

      How many bad therapists are there? Even good therapists can change over time. What I call good therapists gone bad.

    • Does meditation help emotional issues?

      Is meditation helpful for emotional issues? We live in a world of quick-fix expectations; we are raised in the modern world to expect that whatever your problem is, you can find a pill to fix it. And people are often in a hurry to deal with any illness or emotional problem quickly, especially when constantly […]

    • Counselling for grieving pet owners

      Pet loss counselling When your much-loved pet dies the emotional impact can be devastating, indeed the word pet almost seems to demean the relationship. They can become much more than just pets, indeed they become part of the family unit, and their loss is often felt deeply by everyone within the family. Even when children […]