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Chronic Lower Back Pain Recovery: Fitness & Therapy

Here's a link to an article about the links between #ChronicLowerBackPain and #Depression, #Anxiety and #Trauma: find out more about how I use #therapy and #fitness to help people recover.... Chronic Lower Back Pain, Stress and Trauma: Is It Time to Think Differently About Pain? (welldoing.org)

"Triggers", Trauma & The London Bridge Attacks

Here is a link to my December 2019 article on Counselling Directory about the London Bridge Attacks, the trauma terrorist attacks cause and how #therapy can help: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/memberarticles/triggering-trauma-and-the-london-bridge-attacks

Starting Therapy

In this video, I discuss what might be making you anxious about starting #therapy and what will happen in the first session to make you feel safe and begin to build the trust we will need for you to be able to talk about what you need to talk about.

Sexual Abuse and Birth Trauma: the links between them and how EMDR can help reduce the risk.

In a previous Blog, I wrote about escaping from the trauma of #sexualabuse and how #psychotherapy can help. I'm going to explore one of the possible long-term consequences of sexual abuse: #Birthtrauma. Its not inevitable, but if you have a history of rape or sexual abuse, then this can mean your risk of developing Birth Trauma should you become pregnant, does increase. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do to reduce the risk and increase the likelihood of having the positi

Loneliness

That wide, empty, vacant, painful space. In the centre of your life, or the space around you. Miles and endless miles between you and the world and other people. The irony is, that at a time when the world is more connected than any time in history, through the internet, smart-phones and social media, there are more people living with loneliness than ever before and social media can make the problem worse: everyone else always seems to be leading happier, more prosperous live