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. [...]

11 04, 2020

Overcoming the effects of “social distancing” and “self isolation”

By |2020-04-11T14:10:57+00:00April 11th, 2020|

Human beings have an innate need to connect and it is only natural to feel isolated and lonely as your routine is disrupted and you are told to practice social distancing or self-isolation. I personally don’t like the terms “social distancing” and “self-isolation”. I much prefer to call it “physical distancing” and “Physical isolation”. The last [...]

1 04, 2020

What’s the point?

By |2020-07-28T10:37:43+00:00April 1st, 2020|

Are you saying to yourself: "What's the point right now, there are more important things going on than wanting to lose weight"? Well if that is the case, you are not alone. Let me tell you about a coaching session I had with one of my clients yesterday on Zoom. Let's call her Julie (which [...]

18 01, 2020

Tips to prevent overeating

By |2020-07-28T11:50:02+00:00January 18th, 2020|

Tips to prevent overeating You may overeat for various different reasons. You might eat too much when you are stressed, maybe you overeat due to a lack of planning or because you use food as a pick-me-up. There are many ways to avoid or prevent overeating and looking at research in weight management the following [...]