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Five Tips on Choosing the right therapist blog. Counselling in St Albans

Five tips on choosing the right therapist

By Lizandra | 9:07 pm

So you’ve made the decision that you need some extra help in coping with some life difficulties. Recognising when you need additional help and support from a counsellor is an empowering and courageous choice.

When you seek your own private therapist it gives you the flexibility of finding somebody who you can trust, as well as meeting some of the practicalities you require.

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Dealing with loss at Christmas Blog. New Frame Counselling & Psychotherapy St Albans

Dealing with loss at Christmas

By Lizandra | 10:18 am

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or is it? Many of us take for granted the festive period and the meaning of Christmas. The endless advertising of Christmas paraphernalia before the Halloween stock has even left the shelves. The usual Christmas pop songs playing on repeat.

We become bombarded with advertising campaigns of harmonious families coming together for the all-important overindulgent Christmas meal.

Christmas can be an amazing and festive time to be with those you love – but for those dealing with loss and bereavement it can also be a painful reminder and a heart wrenching time of year.

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Six signs to spot depression

By Lizandra | 8:14 pm

We’ve all heard the statistic that 1 in 4 people will suffer from anxiety and depression each year. Thanks to public campaigns such as Rethink Mental Health and Heads Together, we are now becoming more aware and open to talking about this very common mental health problem. Depression is a word used rather commonly in everyday language to describe feeling down or having a bad day or two – but clinical depression goes far deeper than this. We all have the odd bad day, but what happens when a bad day or two turns into weeks, months or years?

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