Alison – introduction to me and how I can help you

Hi, I’m Alison and I’m a counsellor living and working in Seaford.  I want to start 2024 by introducing myself to you and letting you know a little bit about me and the type of work I do. Firstly, and I believe one of the most important things about me, is that I absolutely love […]

The School Holidays are here!

The school holidays can be a challenging time for our mental health, for both parents and carers, as well as for children and young people. Children’s mental health can be affected by the school holidays in a number of ways. With the lack of routine and structure, it can be easy for some to feel […]

Do you want to feel happier and more in control of your life?

A few months ago I started mindfulness meditation using an app on my phone.  I started because, like most people, I had heard that meditation and mindfulness was good for you and then a client of mine recommended it and I could see the enormous change in their wellbeing and approach to life.  I decided […]

Self-care isn’t just about having an early night

We hear more and more about self-care nowadays and it’s interesting to really reflect on what this means and its importance in our everyday lives.  There still seems to be some stigma attached to the idea of self-care and it’s common to feel that putting yourself first is selfish and that we should be looking […]

Asking a friend if they’re OK

It seems that everyone is jumping on the bandwagon of “talk to your friends”, “check in on your family to make sure they’re OK”, but this can often feel like a cop out if you don’t know what to say and you don’t even feel that you know where to start when talking about their […]

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