A Problem Shared

Many clients will often express a fear of going into a group situation but, as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist, I have seen many benefits for clients who participate in Group Therapy.  Sessions are usually conducted around a common theme among a group of people; for example, a group where clients all have an experience of […]

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A Tough Day

For more than twenty years, I had been experiencing some strange symptoms that had started to worry me.  I was experiencing pains, twitches, migraines and even occasional difficulty walking.  It was occasional and then life would return to normal.  I felt concerned, but just got used to getting on with these occasional symptoms. I would […]

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Projectile Dog

This is Digby: He looks cute, doesn’t he?  ‘Butter wouldn’t melt…’. He is one of our two dogs.  Now, I’m not the best cook in the world, but yesterday I took a turn in cooking dinner.  I had just served dinner and was about to go and dine, when Digby decided it would be the […]

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A Prickly Haven

I  love gardening.  I’m not necessarily that good at it, but I really do enjoy puttering about in the garden.  One of my aims is to create a garden that entices wildlife in; even though we have two cheeky young Terriers that love to chase the wildlife around! We live in a beautiful little cottage […]

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Specialist Support of Veterans

In 2014, I was contacted by The Eagle magazine, in Suffolk.  They had become aware of my many years of experience supporting Veterans, and other armed forces personnel; in particular my work with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and that I had been awarded for my work as Clinical Supervisor to Student Interns through Lakenheath […]

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How to Recognise Depression

The treatment for Depression is not an exact science.  Treatment options around the world vary from talking therapies, alternative and complementary therapies through to the use of prescribed medication. In the Western world, a combination of talking therapies and prescribed medication would appear to be increasingly used as a targeted approach to addressing the suspected […]

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Kim Edwards – Artist

It is my privilege to be a friend of Kim Edwards; a very talented local artist, but also a very lovely friend. Over the years of our friendship, I’ve learnt more and more about Kim’s work.  I respect how much feeling she puts into her work and I appreciate how she responds to light, shadow, movement and form; all […]

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