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High Functioning Anxiety

High-functioning anxiety is a term used to describe a specific manifestation of anxiety where individuals experience significant anxiety symptoms but continue to perform their daily tasks and responsibilities at a high level. It’s characterized by a paradoxical combination of outward success and internal distress. People with high-functioning anxiety may seem accomplished, driven, and capable on…

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Counselling for Depression

Depression can often be brought on by life stress, or by a sudden loss, such as relationship breakdown or the loss of a job.  It is characterised by low mood, pessimistic thoughts, hopelessness, poor sleep and the thought that life is not worth living.  People with depression are often also anxious; they can feel restless

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Counselling for Anxiety

Anxiety is the feeling you have when you think that something unpleasant is going to happen in the future. Other words such as feeling ‘apprehensive’, ‘uncertain’, ‘nervous’ and ‘on edge’ also provide a good description of feelings linked to anxiety. This is completely normal and something that all human beings experience from time to time,

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Anger Management

Is your temper hijacking your life? Anger is a normal and natural emotion, but if it’s not managed effectively, it can lead to negative consequences for both your emotional well-being and your relationships. Here are some general tips for managing anger: Recognize Triggers: Identify the situations, people, or events that trigger your anger. This awareness

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Counselling for Low Self-esteem

Low Self-esteem – I accept myself because I’m alive and have the capacity to enjoy my existence. I am not my behaviour. I can rate my traits and my behaviour, but it is impossible to rate something as complex as my ‘self.’ Counseling for low self-esteem can be very beneficial in helping individuals address and

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Trauma/PTSD

Trauma or PTSD is an anxiety disorder which may develop following exposure to any one of a variety of traumatic events that involve actual or threatened death, or serious injury. The event may be witnessed rather than directly experienced and even learning about it may be sufficient if the persons involved are family members or

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Social Anxiety

Social anxiety/phobia refers to an excessive anxiety about social situations.  Someone with social phobia might be afraid of blushing or stammering in conversation, and believe that if he does these things, others will judge him harshly, or he may believe that he seems boring or unattractive to others.  Sufferers often describe a vivid image of

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Eating Disorders

Counseling for eating disorders is a crucial and effective form of treatment. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, seeking professional help is highly recommended. Counseling can provide emotional support, coping strategies, and behavior change techniques to help individuals overcome the challenges associated with eating disorders. Here are some important

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OCD

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD) Of course, I can provide you with some information about OCD counseling. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by persistent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions) that an individual feels compelled to perform. These obsessions and compulsions can significantly impact a person’s daily life

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterized by symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and changes in bowel habits (diarrhea or constipation). While there isn’t a single cure for IBS, various therapies and lifestyle changes can help manage its symptoms and improve quality of life. Here are some approaches that

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