Conflicting wants are like pyramids – you cannot stand on top of all of them at the same time.
A good counsellor is aware of, and reflects on, the time leading up to a session, and what might be going on for the client.
Panic is a mental health issue based on the fear response. What are the symptoms of panic, and what are the usual treatments?
If you suffer from mental illness, you can feel intensely alone. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?
A large part of your being operates beyond your conscious control. Below your surface lies a hidden reservoir of automatic behaviours, feelings, emotions, prejudices and assumptions.
Talking therapies are getting more popular, and are increasingly available at reasonable cost. This article gives a bit of context.