Counselling vs. Psychotherapy?

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Counselling vs. Psychotherapy?

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY?

The terms “counselling” and “psychotherapy” are used interchangeably, but there can be a slight distinction. Counselling generally sometimes refers to short-term consultation while psychotherapy typically refers to longer-term treatment. 

So What Do I Do Now?

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So What Do I Do Now?

Nothing stays the same…. Ever. One of the two certainties in life. We get older, our goals and ambitions alter, we face divorces, bereavements and loss, retirement, our environments change, our careers move on or stop, and our children leave home.  So what happens when the world tips on its axis, and everything we thought and knew changes. What do we do next?

The Dangers of being a Perfectionist

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The Dangers of being a Perfectionist

Perfectionism

Perfectionism…. Is This You?

I’ve noticed a strong pattern emerging among clients presenting with a wide variety of anxiety, compulsions, addictions and severe phobias. The vast majority of clients I see in my practice display the signs of being ‘Perfectionists’. It sounds like such a great thing to be doesn’t it? Striving for the best is one thing, but rigidly seeking and demanding ‘perfection’ when such as thing does not actually exist, is most definitely something else entirely.