Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Works

Have you ever been to therapy but just found it all to hard to apply in every day life? Or left feeling there is something wrong with you? I have! My quest for personal growth and emotional wellbeing finally led me to Mindfulness and then to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). …

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The Silent Pain of Loss: When Grief Counselling Can Help

I witnessed a tree fall today. I heard the crashing sound first, and then saw it falling through the trees and shrubs before hitting the ground. We have lost a number of trees into the water at the back of our home. But unlike this tree they had laid there for…

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How Acceptance Therapy Can Help You Live A Full and Meaningful Life

Before we look at acceptance therapy let’s take a look at the difference between acceptance and resignation. You might be thinking, “Aren’t they the same thing?” But actually they are very different.The word resignation is derived from the Old French word resigner. It means to “give up”, “relinquish”, “abandon” or “To give…

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Relationship Hope: Building Curiosity and Letting Go of the Stories

Do you find yourself in arguments that start at the drop of a hat? Or more like flatmates, crossing each other’s path in the course of daily life? What happened to the relationship hope that kept you both so engaged?In the early stages of a relationship everything is new and…

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