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The academic and scientific rigour we apply to our work with clients also informs our thinking on the latest developments in the fields of wellbeing, resilience, and performance.

Using skills to navigate hard times

Richard’s reflections as the year comes to an end I have worked as a clinical psychologist for the last 38 years. Over that time, much of my work has focused on helping people learn [...]

November 30th, 2019|

The power of compassion

Steve’s reflections as the year comes to an end Looking back on 2019, I have been most struck by the importance and utility of compassion, toward both others and ourselves. In my psychology practice [...]

November 30th, 2019|

Unhook from going with the flow

Andrea’s reflections as the year comes to an end A few months ago, I completed the “emotional agility” assessment by psychologist Dr Susan David, having been a follower of her writings and TED Talk. [...]

November 30th, 2019|

Umbrella clinic

You may have attended or heard about our Umbrella workshops which is one of our areas of expertise. Fewer people may be aware that we also offer a clinic space in main centres across [...]

October 28th, 2019|
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