Resilience is often considered the ability to deal with life’s challenges, whether you’re dealing with a small disappointment or a crisis of disastrous proportions. Resilience is built into our brains, however, over time we learn unhelpful patterns, which then become fixed in our neural circuitry. But neuroscience is now revealing that what we previously thought was hardwired and…

Diabetes is a serious disease which if left untreated, can have enormous consequences for the health of the diabetic. However, the mental health of people with diabetes is often not discussed, yet is often impacted by this disease. It’s not uncommon for diabetics to suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and relationship…

If you work with couples, you probably find some of your most challenging couples to work with are those that are in high conflict. Sometimes couples come into the therapy room right from a fight and continue the fight in your office. Other times you may be working with a couple that has been harbouring resentment and…

There’s no doubt that online video is experiencing an exponential growth in recent times. If you’re marketing your private practice online, it’s an important channel to consider adding to your marketing mix. Have a look at some of these amazing video statistics: 4 billion YouTube views a day 6 billion hours of video watched a…

People with depression, one of the most common problems we see, are sometimes stuck and challenging to help change. Medications don’t help all depressed people and, even when it helps, it often comes with uncomfortable side effects and only works partially. Sometimes working with depressed people gets therapists depressed and discouraged. Bill O’Hanlon is an…

As a therapist, writing can be a powerful and effective way to help you build an online profile that leads to media interviews and new clients. Writing can be in the form of magazine articles, blogging, guest blogging, copywriting on your website or newspaper articles. All these avenues help you establish yourself as an authority…