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Dealing with Difficult In-Laws

Dealing with Difficult In-Laws

Yikes. What a topic. I don’t think many counsellors want to stare the death star of difficult in-laws in the face when considering pre-marital counselling, yet, the questions of roles of in-laws and especially dealing with difficult in-laws tend to surface ever so...

Overcome Postnatal Depression

Overcome Postnatal Depression

Even in our day and age postnatal depression seems like a bit of a taboo topic; discussed in magazines and self help groups,but not often discussed between family members. I have found that when it comes to postnatal depression it tends to stay very hush hush and...

Emotional Trauma in a South African Context

Emotional Trauma in a South African Context

We as South Africans are exposed to traumatic situations on a daily basis and because of the regular occurrence our country is definitely different from other countries in this regard. We are surrounded with events like motor vehicle hi-jackings, house robberies,...

Anxiety

Anxiety

Do I suffer from Anxiety Attacks ? How to Identify Anxiety Symptoms When talking about anxiety most people would be able to relate to the symptoms of anxiety in some sort of a way. Anxiety, stress, Phobia, fear, worry and tension are words with different technical...

Trauma Incident Reduction

Trauma Incident Reduction

What is Trauma Incident Reduction? Traumatic Incident Reduction is one of a variety of techniques used by Facilitators working with clients (viewers) within the comprehensive subject called Applied Metapsychology. The TIR technique is very simple and straight forward....

Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the workplace - How to manage Work-Stress Stress does not necessarily have to be negative and can help us at times do our work more efficiently. If you find yourself in a place where work stress is taking over your life, you need to consider the following...