Two weeks to go and our son, Trey, will be home from College in the US for a brief stay. There is great excitement as we have not seen him for nearly two years. It’s been interesting as we have had to learn to deal with situations as they arise. For example, this time last [...]
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There is a common problem that arises within businesses, relationships, families and with friends. The problem is – people are scared to say what is on their mind. They have a problem with someone and instead of speaking directly to them about it, they “stew” on it, tell others and generally avoid this person altogether. [...]
The thing I love about my work is that I never know who is going to book in to see me with what problem. The problems vary from depression, anxiety, can’t get to sleep, can’t stay asleep, low self-esteem, being bullied, relationship problems and parenting – hopefully, not all together!! As an example, I recently consulted [...]
One group I have been consulting with in increased numbers are gamblers. This includes both men and women in close to equal numbers. How much do people gamble? The average I consult with is between $400 and $800 a week with some high flyers putting in up to $5,000 a week. Some gamblers get booked in [...]
If you are looking for ways on how to deal with social anxiety, then this article will show you how to effectively deal with your problem. Social anxiety disorder is characterized by an excessive and unrealistic fear of interacting with other individuals. They often worry excessively about exhibiting physical symptoms of anxiety such as blushing, sweating, [...]
If you have an emotional problem that is driving you nuts because it is always on your mind, do you continue to allow it to drive you nuts or do you do something about it? If you choose to do something about it, therapy is one of the most effective ways to gain help. Therapy can [...]
A beautiful rainy day here in Wagga Wagga. Nice to be indoors and working. I ask clients what their end goal is for what they want to achieve. Let’s look at 2 examples: Overcoming depression. When asked what they want to achieve, most people say “I don’t want to be depressed”. “Great. You are telling me [...]
I met with “Bob” last week. Bob presented feeling depressed and frustrated. He had been feeling this way for over 10 years. Even though he was on medication and had sought emotional help, he was getting worse rather than better. After taking his history, I began by explaining Problem V’s Solution. Bob thought the problem was [...]