Abuse and violence

Abuse comes in many forms. If other peoples’ treatment of you harms you, then you may be suffering abuse.

Addiction

There are many types of addiction: addiction to substances, electronic devices, sexual activities and even addiction to work. All addictions are treatable.

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a condition that makes it difficult for people to control their responses. It often manifests itself in early childhood and has wide-ranging effects.

Anger Management

Uncontrollable anger is a problem for the sufferer them self, those in their environment and especially for those in a close relationship with them.

Anxiety

Anxiety is usually characterised by feelings of worry, general unease and apprehension in light of past or future events.

Bereavement

The effects of bereavement can be misery, anger and deep longing.

Bullying

If somebody is causing you distress, emotional anguish or even physical pain, then you are being bullied. If you are the perpetrator of these actions, then you are a bully.

Disability

While people may make various adaptations to cope with their circumstances, the emotional and physical pressures of a disability or chronic illness can be very challenging.

Dementia

The progression of dementia often leaves both sufferers and carers feeling shaken, confused, fearful and sometimes angry. Living with dementia is difficult for everyone concerned.

Depression

Feeling lethargic and sad for days or months at a time? Online depression counselling can help you talk through struggles, and work on suitable treatments.

Eating disorders

There is usually a connection between food being consumed – or not being consumed – and emotional wellbeing.

Family issues

Family therapy helps people who care about each other to understand one another’s perspective.

Identity issues

Everyone has multiple identities. As our identities make up who we are, a threat to it can shake our foundations.

Dealing with Illness

While people may make various adaptations to cope with their circumstances, the emotional and physical pressures of illness, be that chronic or acute, can be very challenging.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessions can be defined as often unpleasant desires, images or thoughts. These obsessions dominate other more pleasant and positive thoughts.

Phobias

A phobia is a debilitating, persistent and overwhelming fear of something. That something could be an animal, a place, a situation, a piece of technology…or anything at all.

Post Traumatic Shock Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD has both physical and psychological symptoms. It is caused by distressing, frightening or stressful events, and sufferers tend to continually re-experience these events as nightmares or flashbacks.

Pregnancy

All pregnancies are significant. Bringing new life into the world affects the mother, the family and wider society.

Relationship issues

People may have issues within their various relationships. These often stem from a compromised sense of identity.

Sexual issues

Therapy is often most effective in dealing with sexual issues. In a private and confidential session, and once a trusting client/therapist relationship has been established.

Self-esteem

Almost everybody feels vulnerable at times, we all have moments when our self-esteem fails us.

Stress

People who feel stressed feel excessive mental or emotional pressure. Stress can affect emotions, thoughts and even your body’s responses.

Work issues

Given that full time work usually accounts for one third of our waking hours each week, we have a lot of time to either enjoy our jobs or be unhappy.

Developmental issues

All children must deal with a whole host of issues as they grow up. Some children cope better than others with what the world throws at them.

Infertility

Infertility places enormous psychological strain on men and women. Being unable to conceive after a year or more of trying is stressful enough.

Other

If there is an issue that is troubling you and you can’t find it listed here, do not worry.