Home / 2016 / June (page 3)

Monthly Archives: June 2016

Time to Blossom: Overcoming Obstacles to Wellness

Oftentimes, people believe that the obstacles to wellness they encounter in life are created by circumstances and events experienced in the external world, when in fact many of these obstacles  often generate from within. Inner obstacles to wellness, such as thoughts, attitudes and beliefs, can be harder to overcome than external obstacles, primarily because they are not concrete and …

Read More »

Why Did I Become a Therapist?

For most people their own problems provide more than enough drama without the need to take on the issues of others. Even if you offered to pay them, they’d probably just politely say “no thank you” and move along. So why did I become a therapist? Why do I spend my …

Read More »

Using CBT: My Journey with A Fearful Patient

Everyone on earth has been afraid at some point in their lives. Little fears, like being stung by a bee that just flew in the window. Big fears, such as developing cancer or having a heart attack. Fear and anxiety are a normal part of being human. For the most …

Read More »

Recognise the signs and symptoms of opiate abuse

Opiates are a class of drugs that slow down the central nervous system. Some opiates are used as pain killers, such as for example morphine and codeine, while others are taken for recreational purposes, such as heroine. Either way, opiate abuse is a serious medical condition, and one that should not be …

Read More »