Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapeutic approach, developed by American Psychologist Dr. Francine Shapiro, that enables people to heal from the emotional consequences resulting from psychological trauma and other adverse life experiences. EMDR has been consistently shown to bring about substantial and quick improvements in a person’s […]

Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)

What is EFT & does it work? EFT was developed by Dr Sue Johnson and Dr Leslie Greenberg in the 1980’s and over 30 years of research has found this to be a highly effective form of couple’s therapy. The research has shown that after completing EFT, 70-75% of couples are no longer distressed and […]

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

A form of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a powerful way to manage difficult and intense emotions. Here’s what you need to know. What Is DBT? Like other forms of CBT, the central premise of DBT is that we can reduce our suffering if we modify our thoughts and actions. Many […]

Schema Therapy

  Schema Therapy is an innovative approach that was developed by Dr Jeffrey Young in the 1980s to help clients with more difficult and longer term psychological difficulties. Schema therapy integrates techniques from numerous approaches to target dysfunctional beliefs and behaviour patterns developed early in life that are repeated over time. Schema Therapy is effective […]

Mindfulness

As an ancient spiritual practice, mindfulness can be traced back to Eastern religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. In recent years, the practice has become increasingly popular in the Western world, drawing attention from scientists interested in helping people cope with and overcome life’s challenges. But what is mindfulness, and how can it help you? […]

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

What is ACT? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) gets its name from one of its core principles –  maximise your potential for a full and meaningful life by accepting what is out of your personal control and cultivate vitality through living mindfully and committing to actions that are consistent with your values. ACT teaches clients […]

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular talking therapies for a range of mental health conditions. It’s well-supported by science and can help you manage your condition by simultaneously focusing on your thoughts and behaviours. What is CBT? CBT is a form of talking therapy that focuses on both cognitions (what we […]