Counselling for Depression

Counselling for depression

“I feel so depressed.” You may hear these words frequently. Perhaps you even utter them yourself. It may be that you think of yourself as depressed when your football team loses an important match, when an annoying rainstorm spoils your day’s plans, when you weren’t invited back for that crucial interview you were hoping for and so on. The truth … Read More

Psychotherapy for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression psychotherapy

Psychotherapy Treatment for Postpartum Depression I am an obstetrician practicing in China and I am interested in mental health care for reproductive aged woman, especially care of postpartum depression. In China, postpartum depression is poorly recognized and treated currently. I am sad to find quite a lot of women could not cope with the life after delivery and most of … Read More

How does Transactional Analysis Therapy Work?

Transactional Analysis Therapy

Transactional analysis is a therapy or therapeutic approach which for most laypeople is an enjoyable read as it sets out to explain the workings of the mind and our behaviour. Transactional analysis or TA as its better-known is a basic theoretical model outlined below. Within you as a person there is the child, adult and parent. These are the three … Read More

Gamblers Fallacy

Gambling Addition Treatment

Gamblers fallacy is an erroneous belief that if something occurs frequently within a given period of time, a time more often than is considered normal then it will occur less frequently in the future and alternatively if something occurs much less frequently within a given period of time than is considered normal then it will happen more frequently in the … Read More

How to Reduce Driving Test Nerves

How to reduce driving test nerves

There are many tutorials and instructions available on how to deal with driving test examination nerves and fear. Many of these present themselves with the idea that you can beat or conquer your fears with positive thinking which in itself is ludicrous simply because it gives false hope and leads a person to believe that they can when they can’t. … Read More

Dangers of Hypnosis

The dangers of hypnosis

Generally speaking there are no dangers with the correct use of hypnosis and hypnotherapy for therapeutic applications.  Most hypnotherapists conduct themselves correctly with the client and their well-being in mind at all times. In the world of hypnosis and hypnotherapy there have been very few deaths in the last 30 years. Obviously from time to time there is always going … Read More