Category: Difficulties

What is Schizophrenia?

April 2, 2020
  What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a severe long-term mental health condition. Doctors refer to schizophrenia as a type of psychosis. This means that the person may not always be...

Managing your mental health while in self-isolation or quarantine.

April 2, 2020
There are a number of ways to support your mental health during periods of self-isolation or quarantine. Remind yourself that this is a temporary period of isolation to slow the...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 2, 2020
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory...

Panic and Pandemics

April 2, 2020
  In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this blog post will focus on the fear of contagion to contagion of fear. To begin, let’s distinguish between a pandemic...

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...

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...

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...