What is a Personality Disorder?

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We’re all individuals with our own unique personalities. The word ‘personality’ refers to the pattern of thoughts, feelings and behaviour that makes each of us the individuals that we are. We are all individuals and don’t always think, feel and behave in exactly the same way – it depends on the situation we are in, the people with us, and … Read More

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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When you mention the term OCD, the first thing we might think of is someone who washes their hands a lot, or has to have the house absolutely spotless at all time. However, there’s a lot more to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder than you might think. What is OCD?  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is characterised by repetitive behaviours aimed at … Read More

Gottman Couples Therapy

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Deirdre Hayes

Gottman Couples Therapy – How well do you know your partner? Research shows that to make a relationship last, couples must become better friends, learn to manage conflict, and create ways to support each other’s hopes for the future. A growing interest for people in relationships is how to maintain a healthy and supportive friendship with one’s partner. This is done, … Read More

Managing your anger

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Anger is a normal and natural human emotion and when managed properly it’s not a problem. We are not robots and it would be downright weird if we never got angry!  That said, anger can become an issue or start to negatively effect your life if it becomes overwhelming, or out of control. It’s an emotion that can range from mild … Read More

How to deal with bullying

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Bullying can happen at any stage of our lives. It can happen in the office, at school, at a club or even among friends. It can be subtle or obvious for everyone to see – either way, it’s sure to have a very negative impact on our mental wellbeing. Bullying is aggressive behaviour resulting in habitual abusive treatment. Coercion, force, … Read More