couples therapy

Reasons To Try Couples Counselling

For some people, the thought of couples counselling is an admission of failure and is filled with shameful stigma. However, couples therapy is actually a sign of strength in a relationship, where partners are willing to go on a journey into the unconscious of their relationship so that they can set it on the right…

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Origin Narcissus, from Greek mythology, fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water and eventually died of a longing that his image could never satisfy. It is from this legend that the word Narcissism came about, which relates to narcissistic personality disorder. Definition The term “narcissistic” refers to people whose self-esteem…

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Importance of Sleep Hygiene on Wellbeing

  As one of our fundamental biological processes, sleep is essential to maintain our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Sleep hygiene encompasses a range of behaviours, habits and routines that collectively promote better sleep. Research demonstrates that adhering to good sleep hygiene practices by establishing healthy routines throughout the day improves both the quality…


Take a Breath

    What is breathwork? Breathwork has recently become a hot topic in the wellness community. You’ve heard it before, “slow down… take a breath,” or “breathe and then respond.” The power of the breath lies within each of us and is often forgotten as we run from activity to activity throughout the day without thinking once about taking a moment to connect…


Social Phobia

  What is it? Social anxiety is something most of us will experience from time to time, be it at a party where we don’t know many people or when having to give a presentation to a room full of people. But for people with social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, it can…



What is it? Agoraphobia is translated from Greek literally as “fear of the marketplace”. It is a type of anxiety disorder, described as the fear of being stuck in places or situations that would be embarrassing, or difficult to escape from or the fear of being in a place or situation where it would be…


Reasons to See a Psychologist

Have you ever felt overwhelmed, faced a mid-life crises, or wondered how you could improve your relationships with your family, peers or partners? Why see a psychologist? We often have this misconception that we should only see a psychologist if we face a mental health concern. However, that is not true. In fact, humans often…