Are You An Over Thinker Or Do You Have Too Much Thinking Time

There’s a difference. As a Therapist I work with Clients on their thinking. Exploring their thinking and even changing their thinking. Sometimes it’s as clear as day, when they start to talk about what is going on for them in the here and now. I’m on the look out for why they came, what the…

Five Of My Favourite Places To Visit At Christmas

Well,  I don’t know about you but depending on what is going on in my life,  christmas can be either fun or awful but one thing I know, is that the best christmas I ever spent, was with my husband and family – tobogganing down the snow covered slopes of Grindelwald in Switzerland. Drinking a…

Reminisce Simpler Times During A Mid-Week Break In Devon

As we pulled up the driveway, I could hear the sound of my children laughing, as they run across the grass. Saw my nephew standing next to my son and felt sad when thinking about the loss of my mother-in-law and the last time we all stood together, as a blended and extended family, watching…

Beach Walking Therapy

Working as an addiction therapist at a luxury rehab in Thailand, I’ve learnt professionally and understood for many years personally, how much benefit there comes from getting out of the mental state you’re currently in, to sort out challenges, difficulties or traumatic experiences. Getting moving is one of the best things you can do to…

What Do You Drink When You’re Not Drinking Alcohol? Try Seedlip!

The Go Sober for October movement in the UK, has interested me as a drug and alcohol therapist. I’m aware as we begin to approach christmas, a time when I’ve experienced and know, that partying, indulgence and drinking, are part and parcel of our culture. Not everyone chooses to drink or necessarily can drink alcohol,…

How Scuba Diving Helps Me To Understand And Deal With Trauma

Trauma can have such an impact on a life, that a person doesn’t always understand why they respond in the way they do, to certain life situations and experiences. Last night, I completed my first pool dive of 2018 with  PADI Master Instructor Rob Keys from local Dive Centre, Dive Odyssea.  I’m a qualified  PADI…