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Psychotherapy

Having some psychotherapy is just about the most significant and interesting thing you could do to improve your chances of contentment - in relationships, at work, and with friends and family.

Counselling for Men

Counselling for Men

For a very long time men were seen as warriors, responsible for taking care of their families, tribes, and communities. This attitude of seeing males remained imposed by cultural traditions and contributed immensely to the limitation of a modern man’s emotional world. However, present day psychology explains the traditional distribution of roles between men and women in a new way, of “roles fluidity” and sheds new light on the complex role of male emotions, relationship dynamics, and behaviour in men’s issues.

MBSR, The Attitude of Letting Go by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Brain Research shows the hardest thing for the brain to do, is to let go of thoughts. For this reason, cultivating the attitude of letting go, or non-attachment, is fundamental to the practice of mindfulness. When we start paying attention to our inner experience, we rapidly discover that there are certain thoughts and feelings and situations that the mind seems to want to hold on to.

The difficoulty of change

private problems and change

We know that changes of any kind are never easy. Personal changes are even harder to manage for us all because inner conflicts, however discomforting, have predictable results. They may serve us to some degree, even if they are less than optimal outcomes. When in counselling or psychotherapy changes are not happening as expected we often think of "failed treatment", or the therapy as "not helpful" enough, or that the therapist was not the "right one".

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