• Sydney, Australia

Why do I feel guilty?

Many people feel guilty about something that happened in the past and continue to carry around the heaviness of guilt with them – sometimes for years. It pervades their life, giving a negative overlay to everything they do and, in some cases, cripples them to a point of indecision, unhappiness…

1 in 10 Depressed

Depression and our need to make a contribution and be gainfully connected to some form of work that inspires is, is crucial to our psychological wellbeing.  A recent US study highlights this but I see this in Australia too. Nearly one in 10 Americans is depressed, and one in 30…

Stages of Grief

Grief is an excruciating experience and unravelling the complex feelings is challenging.   There do tend to be different stages through which someone goes after losing a loved one – even if the relationship was challenging or conflictual. Generally, the stages are as follows:  Shock, Disbelief, Anger, Resolution The shock that someone has died…

Anger Management

Anger Management is a process through which a person learns strategies and techniques to deal more constructively with their anger.  The client works with a skilled practitioner to help them recognise the triggers and signs that result in their anger.  They are then taught strategies to intervene in displaying angry…

Why am I unhappy?

Why might a person be unhappy? There are as many reasons as there are people. Circumstances, upbringing, past experiences and more contribute to feelings of not being happy. But what does it mean to be unhappy and what can you do about it? Clients come to me for a number…