Well let’s get a couple of the myths out of the way - we don’t read people’s minds and personally, I don’t ask my clients to lie on a couch. This blog will explain what a psychologist is, what they do, and provide thought provoking questions to help you decide if you should see one or not.
Anxiety refers to feeling nervous or worried about a possible, unwanted future event or outcome, particularly when a person believes that he or she may not be able to cope with the feared event or outcome.
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Not sure how you’re coping or if you need to see a psychologist? Compete this simple test commonly used as a screening tool to detect the presence of depression and anxiety in the past four weeks. This test is commonly referred to as the K10. The higher your score, the more likely you are to be experiencing depression and/or anxiety. Your answers and results are completely confidential and we don’t store any of your information. Once you have completed the test, you will be given recommendations for follow up action you can take. You can also print your results and recommendations for your records or to give to your GP. These questions relate to how you’ve been feeling over the past four weeks. Tick a box […]
What is childhood anxiety? Whilst it is considered normal to experience a level of anxiety at times, there are a number of factors which make more likely that y our child may experience anxiety, such as: their genetics (i.e., if there is a family history of anxiety), their personality type/temperament, environmental influences and exposure to stressors. Children’s worries tend to focus upon things such as being sick or hurt, being away from caregivers, fear of the dark and ghosts. As children age, worries can change and focus more on their relationships, economics, and social issues. Anxiety in children can manifest in a different way to adults, children they may describe their anxiety as being worried or scared, and teenagers may describe it as “freaking out” or […]