Men’s Mental Health Matters: Breaking the Silence

Men’s mental health is crucially important, but often overlooked and misunderstood. It’s time we break down the barriers and have a real conversation about it, so here we share some important ideas when it comes to thinking about men, mental fitness, and emotional wellbeing: Men Should Feel Anger Sometimes – That is Normal and Healthy […]

Couples counselling and relationship therapy: How a focus on connection and intimacy can help relationships of all kinds

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Relationship counselling, also known as couples therapy, offers a supportive space for partners to explore the challenges that will naturally arise in every relationship – even in situations where you may have decided to explore other partnerships. Whether your relationship is simply about co-parenting, or about building a committed life with one another, relationship therapy […]

Exploring Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)

‘Being intimate’ doesn’t just mean getting close physiaDeveloped by Dr. Habib Davanloo in the 1960s, Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) is a dynamic and intensive psychotherapeutic technique that focuses on addressing deep-seated emotional issues in a relatively short period. This blog post delves into the principles, techniques, and applications of ISTDP, as well as looking […]

Emotional Intimacy: Building stronger relationships

‘Being intimate’ doesn’t just mean getting close physically. It also means getting close emotionally. Being emotionally intimate means opening up about your honest feelings – allowing another person to see and know your feelings, and having your feelings cared for and acknowledged by another person (without judgment or rejection). When two people can relate to […]

Unlock the Power of Napping

Our psychologist, Carly O’Sullivan, writes about the power of taking a nap, some of the downsides to be aware of, and offers some tips for how to use napping to your advantage. Interested in learning more about the psychology and science of sleep? Check out our 5-session sleep group program, Sleep Well, which we run […]

Golf and Psychology: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in your Golf

Our psychologist, Alan Hely, has over 30 years’ experience working with individuals and teams in sport & performance psychology, including with elite athletes. Here he writes about the role of performance psychology in golf, and describes several skills from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy that you can use to enhance your game. Everyday millions of golfers […]

How Psychologists Can Support People with Chronic Health Conditions

Introduction Living with a chronic health condition can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. The impact of chronic illness extends beyond the physical symptoms, often affecting mental health, relationships, and overall wellbeing. Psychologists can play a helpful role for people with chronic health conditions, but it might not be clear why. In this blog post, […]