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The hard work of guilt and shame…

When you are studying for an undergraduate degree in psychology, you explore emotions in depth. Guilt and shame are two I remember most prominently from my undergraduate days, having written

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Anniversary Peaceful

Today marks the two-year anniversary of my husband’s death. In the last few days, friends and colleagues who knew the day was coming around again, have reached out to offer

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Vulnerability and Strength

Doing the job I do, means people meet me at their most vulnerable. Usually, clients will have taken time and often significant effort to consider seeking psychological therapy. It might

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Choose Happiness…

When future generations look back, they will likely view this period in time as one of immense challenge. 2020 has brought us a global pandemic, race riots and death and

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Lets end the silence…

I’ve thought about whether to write this, since I watched in horror as George Floyd took his last breath. Initially, the reason why I didn’t write, was because I believed

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Buried Under Sand or Grass…

This morning I lay awake in the quiet, anticipating which one of my children would come to greet me first. It was 6am. It’s rarely silent in my house. Eventually,

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