The Inner Critic

The Inner Critic is that inner voice that is referred to by many labels including self-saboteur, inner nitpicker or judge. We all possess an inner critical voice which more often than not can have an overpowering negative effect on us. Many of my clients come in distressed and wondering why they seem to struggle with quietening this critical self-talk. They often describe it as overpowering, exhausting and weighing heavily on the mood and self-worth.

Breaking the Stigma: Climbing out of the Hurt Locker with Vince Fowler

Timing is everything. This can be the case for seeking, receiving, and maintaining mental health support.  Having been in the Hurt Locker, Vince shares how being in the right place, at the right time, ultimately changed his life, by choosing to accept the offer of help. Vince is now armed with a toolbox of strategies […]

Breaking the Stigma: Embrace the Unknown with Ignacio Serricchio

Even when you have the means to have it all (money, fame, and time to do the things you love), at the end of the day, you are still human.  Hollywood actor, Ignacio Serricchio, shared his human story with us. We talked about embracing the unknown, educating ourselves on mental health as a fundamental step […]

Occupational Therapy: A Holistic View on the Job of Life

Still wondering what occupational therapy means? No, it is not about helping you find a job…. But it can help you do your job… better. Listen in as we chat with Louise, Occupational Therapist (OT) at Simply Counselling Services.  She shares her views on the importance of having a holistic view of health and how, […]

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) & Attachment Theory: The Meaning, The Impact and The Group

Can a statement have two truths? Is everything black and white? Can you repair a concerning attachment? Najwa shares how DBT group therapy can support people struggling with impulsiveness, high-risk behaviours, mood swings, relationship and intimacy issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, identity confusion, as well as thoughts, behaviours and emotions causing distress and despair. If […]