Category: Blog

Social Anxiety Disorder 

March 1, 2020
How SAD Happens: The Development of Social Anxiety Disorder    Many people say Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) feels just how it sounds: sad. The disorder can be described as an...

What is Love?

February 25, 2020
The above figure shows that different combinations characterize seven types of love (plus non-love which is the absence of all three). Let’s look at each one of these combinations more...

Stigma- Mental health

February 16, 2020
There is quite a fair amount of misunderstanding about various mental health disorders. A common misunderstanding of the diagnosis ‘schizophrenia’ is thought of having multiple personalities, however, this is an...

Ikiagi- “A Reason For Being”

January 30, 2020
Ikigai – (ee-key-guy) A new decade is upon us. Probably most of are trying to focus and keep our new year resolutions which involves a positive consequence on life. Perhaps...

THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILD THERAPY

March 4, 2019
Childhood is an important landmark in every person’s life. Anything that happens in that stage has a direct impact on how they behave later in adulthood. The quality of the...

How to make a speech under pressure!

February 10, 2019
We all have moments in our life where we need to perform under pressure. Sometimes it can be as small as speaking in a parents teacher conference, or getting your...

How to stay positive under pressure

February 3, 2019
We have moment of our lives where we are put under pressure. We want to perform our best and can self-disclose of a recent experience of being out under pressure,...

Landmark case: Female Genital Mutilation

February 3, 2019
As a researcher and psychologist working with female genital mutilation (FGM) since 2014, I am relieved that since 1985 we have had a our first ever conviction. I was asked...

Managing stress 

January 27, 2019
I often see patients and clients state that they are stressed. I always ask what does that mean? What is stress to them? So what I have learnt to each...

Smile Smile Smile

January 27, 2019
Smiling is something very important for your mental health The importance of smiling for wellbeing is essential. A smile can change your outlook in life, can change a persons mood...