You can access detailed information on common problems from here
This section of my web links to a range of common issues or problems that I often encounter in my practice.
In some cases, the information may be useful in enabling you to tackle the issue for yourself. However, please note that these pages carry general information and are designed to offer background and provide some insight. They are not intended as a programme of therapy or change without proper medical or psychotherapeutic supervision, counselling or guidance.
This information may or may not apply to you specifically as the information is designed for a broad and general readership. These pages are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or psychotherapeutic care. Always seek the advice and support of a qualified practitioner if you are in any doubt as to how to deal with your problems or difficulties.
If you wish to discuss your situation in more detail, in confidence, I will be happy to arrange an introductory session to help you decide how best to proceed.
What happens when I get anxious? There's detailed information here
Assertiveness (shyness, low confidence, social anxiety, bullying) - includes a test for lack of assertiveness
Contact Me - details of how to contact me by telephone or e-mail
Counselling Introduction - What is counselling? How does it work? An introduction to counselling for those unfamiliar with it
Depression - About Depression - Sadness & Mild Depression - Moderate & Major Depression - Depression Symptoms - Differences in Depression between Men and Women - Depression Facts - Depression Medication (biological basis of depression)
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about Counselling & Psychotherapy
My Philosophy and Approach to Therapy - How I work and why I work this way
Relaxation Exercise - relaxation is important in defeating anxiety, panic attacks and stress
Test - To what extent is your functioning impaired? What is your level of anxiety and depression? Is there a risk to your own safety or that of others? A completely confidential, free, online test
Types of Therapy there are loads of different types of counselling and psychotherapy. How do you choose? How different therapies work - Suitability of different approaches for different conditions