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“LGBT Issues” and Therapy

“LGBT Issues” and Therapy

Early editions of the DSM identified homosexuality as a “disorder” and advised people to seek hideous forms of treatment such as aversion therapy, to “cure them”. Thankfully, the world and clinical understanding, has moved on, and same sex attraction is now seen seen as a positive, healthy, and natural expression of human sexuality. So why,…

Arts Therapies and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Arts Therapies and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

One of the subjects I am most passionate about in the work I do is the healing power of creativity and imagination. I believe, and my clinical experience confirms this, that the human imagination has the power to invent truly beautiful and wonderful new coping mechanisms and strategies to overcome the most terrible of traumas….

Choosing a Therapist

Choosing a Therapist

In the years I have worked as a therapist I have been blessed to work with, and hear about the work of, many wonderful professionals in my field, all of whom have provided a positive, life enriching experience for their clients and have nurtured some form of positive change. However, I have also heard from…

Creativity and ADHD

Creativity and ADHD

ADHD has been said to have a link with low levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain, causing a low attention span and an inability to focus. Many ADHD medications will be prescribed with the intent to correct these levels, but what else is there available to give the brain a helping hand? In…

Navigating the minefield of ADHD

Navigating the minefield of ADHD

So your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or you suspect that they might have the condition. As we so often do in our age of omnipresent technology when looking for information, you type the letters “ADHD” in to Google and you are confronted with an overwhelming amount of conflicting information….