Coming Out of Lockdown and Dealing with Negative Emotions

‘Tell me what you fear, and I will tell you what has happened to you’ Donald W. Winnicott (1896-1971) ‘Evolution is arranged so that a species survives, not so that it will be happy while it survives.’ Albert Ellis (1913-2007) So how are you…

‘To light a candle is to cast a shadow’ – Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 – 2018)

Owning Your Shadow Self The highly original and influential novelist Ursula K. Le Guin died in January of this year. She leaves behind a wonderful body of work that depicts fantastic and futuristic worlds such as The Earthsea Trilogy (1968-1974) and The Left Hand…

‘Tis the season to be jolly …’?

How are you feeling – right at this moment? Are you Happy? Excited? Anxious? Does it seem that there is so much going on that you feel overwhelmed? This is a time of year when many of us come together to celebrate, have fun…

Are you an Imposter at Work?

As the information in the our section on Workplace Counselling indicates there are lots of reasons why someone might suffer from stress in the workplace. Some of these reasons will include: the expectations of the organisation and the job, the work-place culture, changes in…