Intimacy is yours when having an honest relationship with yourself. Intimacy feels elusive when we are not honest with ourselves or each other. We are not always aware when we are lying to ourselves when we are busy pretending.   Developing a real self is being honest with ourselves. We are alive at a time…

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Understanding relationships Best therapeutic practice is informed by attachment theory in repairing attachment wounds. These wounds stem from the way we are looked after by our caregivers. Defining Attachment John Bowlby famous psychologist defined attachment “as being a strong affectional tie that binds a person to an intimate companion.” Attachment patterns We develop attachment patterns…

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What is a boundary? Healthy boundaries define a line or limit to what we are responsible for and how we will allow others to treat us. Having healthy boundaries involves being able to say ‘no’ respectfully when necessary, and accepting ‘no’ from other people. Healthy boundaries are reciprocally implemented when respecting your own, and another…

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Addiction free enhances your health and relationships Living addiction free is a life long process. Addictions are common in our modern world where we look for instant gratification. Addictions can consist of technology, shopping, work, gambling, pornography, alcohol, drugs and food. Addiction is a short term solution to managing pain Humans turn to addiction to…

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