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Empowering Your Space: A Guide to Setting Boundaries

2023-11-04T08:07:11+00:00November 4, 2023|

Setting boundaries is an essential aspect of maintaining healthy relationships, whether personal or professional. It's not about building walls but rather creating a space where you feel respected and understood. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the delicate art of setting boundaries: 1. Self-Reflection: Know Thyself Before setting boundaries with ...

What is Codependency?

2023-05-11T23:21:16+01:00May 11, 2023|

Codependency is a behavioral and emotional condition that can develop within relationships, particularly dysfunctional ones. It is characterized by an excessive reliance on another person for a sense of self-worth, identity, and emotional well-being. In a codependent relationship, one person often enables or supports the dysfunctional behaviors or needs of the other ...


2023-11-04T07:40:17+00:00May 11, 2023|

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group sows seeds of doubt in another person's mind, making them question their own perception, memory, or sanity. It is a manipulative tactic that aims to gain control and power over the target individual. Here are some ...

Anxiety of Needing the Toilet

2023-05-26T15:14:41+01:00January 3, 2023|

Gender: Female Age: 27 Presenting Problem: Anxiety over needing the toilet Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 3 RP approached me because she sometimes had severe anxiety if she thought she might need the toilet and a convenience would not be immediately available.  She was embarrassed about this, felt silly and childish, ...

Stop Smoking

2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00April 17, 2022|

Gender: Female Age: 37 Presenting Problem: Stop Smoking Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 1 The client was a successful businesswoman who had tried to stop smoking many times before but had never managed it. She decided to seek professional help. She had cut down on the number of daily cigarettes she smoked and ...


2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00February 18, 2022|

Gender: Female Age: 57 Presenting Problem: Grief over father's death Treatment: Counselling/BWRT Number of Sessions: 4 J lost her father twelve months ago and had been struggling ever since. She felt she could not get back to normal, always feeling down, low energy and motivation. She also had strong feelings of guilt over certain ...


2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00January 1, 2022|

Gender: Male Age: 28 Presenting Problem: Procrastination  Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 2 My client was really struggling with procrastination. He was a mature student studying for a degree and was always stressed about his coursework and assignments, which he would leave to the last minute and then become overwhelmed. He said ...


2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00December 29, 2021|

Gender: Female Age: 64 Presenting Problem: Claustrophobia Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 2 MH asked for help when she had to go for an CT scan. She had tried before but had a full panic attack and had to be pulled out of the scanner. She had been claustrophobic since childhood and ...

Fear of Motorway Driving

2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00December 28, 2021|

Gender: Male Age: 53 Presenting Problem: Anxiety when driving Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 2 MB is a successful businessman who approached me because he was unable to drive on duel carriageways or motorways without experiencing severe anxiety.  This had been getting worse over the last 15 years.  He was unable ...

Needle Phobia

2023-05-26T15:15:17+01:00December 28, 2021|

Gender: Male Age: 21 Presenting Problem: Needle Phobia Treatment: BWRT Number of Sessions: 1 WB had an extreme needle phobia which prevented him from getting his covid 19 vaccinations. He also required some dental work, but knew this would involve injections, so he put up with his toothache. We began by ...

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