There has been a lot of discussion in the Irish media in the past year or two in relation to the lack of Government regulation in Ireland around counselling and psychotherapy. In this blog we will talk about engaging in therapy in a way that is best for the client – YOU.  Sometimes the biggest…

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I was recently asked to write an opinion piece for Ireland’s largest online newspaper, thejournal.ie.  Based on a previous blog I wrote, they asked for a piece on body image and the media, which I wrote for them and had published.  A version of the article was subsequently turned into a blog, “Are you paying…

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Procrastination There was an interesting discussion on one of my LinkedIn groups recently, about procrastination.   A fellow Therapist asked if it might be linked to Loss and Closure – a client of hers had recently suffered several losses and difficult events, and was now very badly stuck and not completing or even tackling certain tasks…

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When we were brainstorming to try and come up with a name for our online program, “Feeling Focused”, we had an expert in branding come in to our session and help us.  One of the questions he asked us to think about was “If your program was a car, what kind of car would it…

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As an Eating Disorders Therapist, the majority of clients who come to me have poor body image.  And honestly, in this current time we live in, it is not surprising.  Insecurity sells.  It sells magazines, it sells beauty products, it sells cosmetic surgery and procedures from anti-ageing facials to Botox, it sells diets.  So the…

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