Have you ever observed an insect recoil in fear? The recoiling is like a protective coating induced by fear. A shield of armour. And when they know the coast is clear, the armour – the recoiling – slowly unfolds… For humans this can also happen emotionally. If you have been hurt, deeply hurt, you recoil;… Read More
Did you know there are 5 ‘stages’ to grief? And that, GRIEF COMES IN WAVES?.. It helps to know there are different ‘types’ of ‘grief waves’. These types, or stages, DO NOT OCCUR IN ANY PARTICULAR ORDER, and can hit you out of the blue. The only task for you is to SURF. SURF the… Read More
NPS MedicineWise is an independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit government funded organisation that provides “tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests”. A major aspect of their work involves educating GPs with the latest evidenced-based information. NPS MedicineWise Depression program… Their website lists the Key Messages of this program: The NPS program Depression — challenges in… Read More
This is a presentation I gave at a Single Parent Forum in November 2013. It explains what counselling and psychotherapy are, why people go and what to expect. Enjoy!