21 01, 2021

Myths and Truths about changing habits – How you can change habits

By |2021-01-21T11:10:08+00:00January 21st, 2021|

OLD HABITS DIE HARD There are many conflicting ideas about how long it takes to learn a new habit and I have looked at research on the topic and found quite interesting facts about habit changing. It is often believed, that it takes 21 days to change a habit. However, this belief is not based [...]

8 01, 2021

How does CBT help you manage your weight?

By |2021-06-26T07:33:16+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Losing weight and maintaining weight loss remains a difficult challenge. We know from research that over 90% of people regain weight, and often more weight than they have initially lost. How is this possible when there are so many diet programms, fitness programms and apps promoting weight loss? In addition, there are more and more [...]

11 12, 2020

How to stop sabotaging your weight loss on weekends – a case study

By |2020-12-11T07:30:05+00:00December 11th, 2020|

How to stop sabotaging your weight loss on weekends One of my clients, let’s call her Jane. Jane has been doing the Mind over Body Programme for the past 4 weeks. She told me in our last session, that sticking to a healthy eating plan all week is not a problem for her at all. [...]

21 11, 2020

Men’s Mental Health

By |2020-11-21T10:13:29+00:00November 21st, 2020|

  MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH In Ireland 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men are treated for depression, however, men are four to five times more likely to die from suicide than women. What could be the reasons for those figures? Could it be that men are less likely to come forward when they [...]

7 05, 2020

Tips and advice on how you can support your teen’s mental wellbeing

By |2020-07-22T15:07:21+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Tips and advice on how you can support your teen’s mental wellbeing Transitioning from childhood into adulthood poses significant challenges for teens and their caregivers. During this transition, teenagers not only experience physical changes, but they also develop emotionally and seek to find their own identity, independence, and place in the world. As a consequence, [...]

16 04, 2020

What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy?

By |2020-07-22T15:08:23+00:00April 16th, 2020|

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT ) is an evidence-based psychological method, treating many psychological difficulties, for example, anxiety disorders, depression, self-esteem, weight loss and much more. During CBT your therapist will help you identify unhelpful thought patterns and uncover conscious and unconscious beliefs and attitudes which you are holding about the way you view the world. [...]