Yearly archives: 2016

8 posts

Topic ideas

I write a regular mental health feature for The Mayo News and also posts for this website. If there are any topics that you would like to see covered or questions that I can answer please contact me using the form here or on with your ideas. I will endeavour to cover any […]

Parenting a bereaved teenager

Teenagers are moving between childhood and adulthood and dealing with all the changes that this brings. It can be a period of fun and excitement but also confusion, anxiety and difficulty. Bereavement at this time can compound and exasperate existing negative emotions or coping styles. It can be difficult for […]

Assertiveness/Communications course

Explore ways to improve your confidence in both your own image of yourself and in how you relate with others. Assertiveness is not about being unkind but is a way of relating to other people whereby you respect them but you also respect yourself. How you communicate with others in […]

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Mind your mind this year

January, typically a time of healthy eating, exercise programmes and good intentions. It’s also a time when many of us look to improve our mental health. Whether it’s because of a new year’s resolution or because of a desperate need after a difficult Christmas, it’s extremely common for people to […]