School of fish - group psychotherapy photos

Who does your mind belong to?

Are you the sole owner of your mind?  Maybe not quite as much as you think. A while back I came across an empty...

Midlife crisis - Surrey counselling

Midlife crisis? Go on, you know you deserve it.

Age-inappropriate cravings for sports cars, affairs with secretaries, mutton dressed as lamb – all stereotypes of the...

Burnout - causes and solutions

Your candle burned out long before the penny ever dropped

Burnout is insidious.  Its causes –chronic stress chief among them – are cumulative and it’s easy not to realize...

Why people look miserable in art galleries - The superego

Why people look miserable in art galleries

A colleague of mine recently went to see an exhibition at the Tate Britain.  He really enjoyed himself because it was...

A star field use to represent stress

All stressed up and nowhere to go

What you find stressful someone else may not.  The experience of stress varies from person to person, depending on our...

How many brains have you got

The right brain for you

How many brains have you got? Answer: two – a left brain and a right brain, each interacting with the other but...

Grief and Bereavement

Bereavement is the process of moving from not wanting to accept a terrible reality to being able to accept it. For that...

Bullying, how to deal with a bully.

Ever been bullied by a Putin?

How do you deal with a bully? There are a lot of high-profile ones around. Vladimir Putin has bullied Ukraine and...

Dying

We all owe a big debt of gratitude to the Swiss-American psychiatrist, Elisabeth K?bler-Ross (1926-2004) for her work...