FAQ #4: Why Do I Feel Invisible?
“When you’re  not used to being confident, confidence feels like arrogance. When you’re used to being passive, assertiveness feels like aggression. When you’re not used to getting your needs met, prioritising yourself feels selfish.   Your comfort zone is not a good benchmark.” (anon)   Babies are born with their self-esteem completely intact,; they are […]
FAQ #3: How Do I Know What To Look For In A Therapist?
“How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for their own personal growth?” Carl Rogers   Choosing a therapist can feel like a bewildering task. What do you put in the google search? How will you know if you are choosing the right type of therapist? What should you be looking for […]
FAQ #2: What If I Freeze And Can’t Speak?
“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy” Nietzsche, Friedrich   I won’t beat around the bush, beginning therapy can feel uncomfortable, and it is completely normal to feel a little apprehensive. Like this hedgehog, you may feel a little ‘prickly’ because you are entering into something that feels like unchartered […]
FAQ #1: Will I Have To Talk About My Childhood?
“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, then shame can’t survive.” Brené Brown     Talking about childhood has become something of a therapy cliché- an urban myth. This is a shame as many people who have had wonderful childhoods feel somehow disqualified from trying therapy as a […]
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