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  • Counselling: Beat Your Binge Eating Problem

    Binge eating describes a situation in which a person eats a vast quantity of food in a very short time. They will often eat so much that they will have to vomit. On the surface, binge eating may appear to be fuelled by greed for food and a lack of self-control. However, binge eating is a destructive behaviour which is powered by emotional issues. It has very little to do with the food itself.
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  • How Counselling Can Help You Adjust to Being a Father

    For many fathers, the transition to being a parent can be very challenging. Not only do they take on additional responsibility for a small, helpless and utterly reliant baby, but also they have to adjust to sharing the attentions of their partner with a new demanding family member. Here are some ways that counselling can help fathers adjust to this new stage. Discussing your own childhood Our model of how a family works is initially derived from the family that we grew up with.
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  • How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship with your Spouse When you Have an Autistic Child

    Having a child on the autism spectrum is no easy thing. A child's defiant and anti-social behaviours make it difficult for the child to develop socially and cognitively at the same rate as other children. Beyond this, having a child with autism is also likely to put strain on your family life. Parents have to pull together as a united front to look after children who don't have autism, so the amount of effort that needs to go into parenting an autistic child is even greater, and it's something that you and your partner will have to take day by day, doing the best job for each other, while also doing the best for your child.
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  • Helping Kids Understand Anxiety: A Kid-Friendly Look at the Five Ws of Anxiety

    When kids suffer from anxiety, it can be hard to watch, and it can be hard to know what to do. In many cases, just listening to your kid, not minimising his or her fears and being there can help a lot. It can also help to explain anxiety to your kid. Here's a look at the who, what, when, where and why of it all in language a kid can understand:
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