This article delves into different attachment styles we all have, which condition us to certain responses and the ways we operate in interpersonal relationships. Understanding the attachment styles we have provides us with a map providing a sense of direction, understanding the needs we have, and our partner has, when seeking closeness and when responding to triggering situations. The article provides a theoretical explanation of the neurobiology of some of those responses, offering tips on how to apply an attachment framework when navigating interpersonal conflict.

  •  13/06/2024 10:00 AM

This article will discuss the concept of transgenerational concepts of transmitting trauma and its impact on individuals as well as family systems, touching on the best ways of rasing self-awareness and developing good strategies to break away from its effect.

  •  6/06/2024 10:00 AM

This article will discuss the role of culture viewed through the lenses of our perception and the role it plays in the wider societal context.

  •  31/05/2024 08:30 PM

The article touches on the model of emotions with anger often being a secondary emotion hiding other more complex emotions hiding beneath the surface. The article provides some tips to consider when working with anger therapeutically and what we need to understand about its function and the role it plays in our life.

  •  7/02/2024 12:00 AM

Discover the Art of Assertiveness! Dive into my latest blog post where I unravel the secrets of effective communication and balancing respect for others with your own needs. Learn practical tips to master assertiveness in daily life, from saying 'no' with confidence to negotiating win-win solutions. Transform your interactions – click to read the full article and start your journey to assertive empowerment today!

  •  30/01/2024 11:19 AM

Empathy vs. Self: A Nurse's Dilemma. Discover in our latest blog how a caring nurse learns to balance her empathetic nature with staying true to herself. Click for her inspiring journey and practical tips on self-authenticity

  •  23/01/2024 11:15 AM

Poor communication is a major problem encountered by many couples. Often times couples feel misunderstood and unseen in the relationship. Effective and positive communication is an important part of creating a connection and the skill of active listening is one of its crucial building blocks.

  •  16/01/2024 10:47 AM

Togetherness is an agreement to be there for each other, to put the relationship before anything else, any other demands that life puts our way. Partners entering the relationship have to buy into the agreement and own it in order to fully appreciate the togetherness of the pact.

  •  9/01/2024 10:12 AM

The couples I often see in my practise are deeply divided by years of conflict, disagreement, going though tough times without much support, reinforced in the position of hurt caused to them by their partner. The hurt of often deeply entrenched through earlier life experiences of growing up in adverse life circumstances often feeling invisible, unseen and unloved...

  •  2/01/2024 10:09 AM