Shopping around for therapy

By |June 22nd, 2017|

When you’re looking for help with your mental and emotional difficulties the first question you ask shouldn’t be what do you charge but rather what is your success rate. That’s the only thing that matters. Can you help me; have you had success before with people with this condition? Can you prove it? That’s what you need to be asking.

You shouldn’t be asking about the price first when you are looking for psychological help. This […]

Commitment, why do we need it?

By |June 21st, 2017|

Why is it so important with therapy? The simple answer is that without it, it isn’t going anywhere. In the bad old days starting out I would have people book in after a telephone consultation and around 50% wouldn’t show up. People would say they forgot or that they’d changed their mind. Now I ask for the commitment from my clients everyone shows up. […]

My anxiety journey.

By |May 30th, 2017|

My anxiety journey.

25 years ago I didn’t understand why I was so nervous when everyone else around me seemed fine. Why no matter what I just couldn’t relax. Why I couldn’t stop feeling the tightness in my chest, the palpitations, the sweats, the dizziness and feeling like I was in a movie. Why couldn’t I just do the simple things without the feeling of dread?

All I knew was everything I’d tried before hadn’t worked and […]

Teenage angst!!

By |May 30th, 2017|

Teenage angst!!

Do you have a teenager who is struggling at the moment? Are they withdrawn and looking depressed? They might be suffering from stress and anxiety. The problem is that most teenagers don’t like to talk to their parents about how they feel. Your child may need a mentor. […]

Anxiety Story

By |April 19th, 2017|

Anxiety Story from steve norton on Vimeo.

Asking for help is the hardest part. We’re brought up to be proud to believe we should know how to do everything in life. But life has no instruction manual and neither has our brain. We just have to make do with what we can. […]