Inside 15 Home Office Therapy Rooms

I was honored recently to have my therapy home office appear in a collection of home offices by Jodie Gale. What I love about my counselling space is how relaxed it feels. It is private and peaceful... more like a cosy lounge with the sights and sounds of nature just…

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The Mind-body Connection: How Emotions Effect Your Wellbeing

The mind-body connection recognises that your thoughts and emotions don’t only exist in the mind, they are in your body. They are actual physical feelings.You might have heard people say “I have butterflies in my stomach” before a first date or job interview. Or during overwhelming stress someone might say “I’m trying to hold…

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15 Top Gratitude Quotes to Inspire Your New Year

Gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful changes you can make in your life.  You may be thinking "that's great when life is treating me well! But what if I'm struggling with personal pain or events outside of my control?"   Gratitude isn't about pretending these things aren't happening. In…

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9 Tips to Help You Cope with Pet Loss

If you are reading this blog you know the excruciating pain of pet loss. You haven't just lost your pet you have lost your friend, companion and family member. Our most recent loss was this year when we made the difficult decision to euthanise our little Gold Coast cat Cheetah…

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The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse and How They Destroy Love

Every relationship experiences conflict in one form or another. It's normal. However, the way you handle conflict determines the quality of your relationship. You might believe conflict should be avoided at all costs, or the opposite; prefer to 'clear the air' by expressing your frustration and anger.  The four horseman of…

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