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3 Reasons to Join a Gestalt Growth Group

3 Reasons to Join a Gestalt Growth Group

  Do you ever stop to think about how many groups you belong to in the course of your life? How well do they operate? Is there room for improvement? Being in life is group membership, for most of us. All of us come from families, many go to work or study and some...

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Find your Inner Mentor on Retreat

Find your Inner Mentor on Retreat

Do you know that voice in your head which is the voice of inner wisdom? You might have another name for her, your inner mentor, your best self, your guides, your future self. I think you know her quite well. She’s calm, secure, stable and productive. She moves you...

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8 Tips to a Healthy Daily Routine

8 Tips to a Healthy Daily Routine

8 Tips to Building a Healthy Daily Routine On retreat I love the beautiful opportunity to take part in a routine designed to create space, physical wellbeing and emotional resilience. This can be a life changing experience and offers you a template to continue to stay...

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16 Good Reasons to go on Retreat

16 Good Reasons to go on Retreat

Retreat - That beautiful moment to rest, restore and reflect.About UsI love going on retreat, here are all my reasons....1. Rest, switch off and reset your physical body and you mind, like switching off a computer Defrag. Good nutrition, exercise and sleep and...

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No shame, no blame

No shame, no blame

Opening to Life retreat where we bravely explored how to step into responsibility for ourselves and away from shame and blame.

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Calm the Puppy!

Calm the Puppy!

Anxiety sucks! Do you have a puppy mind? Nothing against puppies of course, it's just that they can be out of control!  That roller coaster of thinking and worrying can really take its toll.   It's 4 am and you're wide awake, terrified. Fears about the day ahead crowd...

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Working with the Pain of Disconnection

Working with the Pain of Disconnection

Relationship breakdown is painful and bad for your health When relationship breakdown occurs the pain is palpable. While therapy is an excellent way to explore the underlying issues and create change, there are other practices which can support the difficult feelings...

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Values of Connection

Values of Connection

Values of connection When I start groups now I always say our aim is connection and growth. The two are intricately linked. Connection at a profound level with yourself and others cannot help but lead to growth. Lots of research points to the healing effect of...

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The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy and Heart Coherence

The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy and Heart Coherence

The neuroscience of psychotherapy is an exciting, emerging field. Neuroscience research is validating methodology which has been practised for many years. Most noteworthy are functional MRI studies which show activity in parts of the brain changing over time,...

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The transformational practice of appreciation

The transformational practice of appreciation

How often do you stop to appreciate the abundance in your life? That’s right, the abundance.  It almost seems counter-intuitive, why waste time rejoicing in what I have, when I have so much to worry about. What good could it possible do? How will all my problems...

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Work Stress- When Work is not Working

Work Stress- When Work is not Working

  It's the story I hear all day long....work stress is a major problem for many of you. And even for me... For the last ten years I worked in a busy, pressured CBD General Practice. I saw patients every ten minutes, I solved their problems, sometimes a multitude...

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When Can Therapy Help- Support for Depression and Anxiety

When Can Therapy Help- Support for Depression and Anxiety

When Can Therapy Help- Find Support and Help for Depression and Anxiety The support of a therapeutic relationship can be highly beneficial to navigate life's more  difficult challenges and transitions. However, the help available is often clouded in mystery and...

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Tired of Your Old Patterns? Ready for Change?

Tired of Your Old Patterns? Ready for Change?

Creativity needs a loving space I love the work I do, because I get to have amazing, intimate, deep discussions with precious souls every single day. One of my beautiful clients told me this, “Creativity needs a loving space” and it immediately struck to my heart. I...

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Opening to Life – A Transformational Retreat in Bali

Opening to Life – A Transformational Retreat in Bali

Opening to Life I am sitting by the beach in Amed, a quiet fishing village in the east of Bali, watching the sun glide up over the beautiful, glowing Flores Sea. Roosters are crowing and motorbikes throbbing in the distance and I am feeling intensely satisfied after...

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Good Enough, Mother! The Stress on Modern Mothers

Good Enough, Mother! The Stress on Modern Mothers

 Mothering Stress I would love to engage you in a conversation about this, the beautiful concept of the good-enough Mother coined by Winnicott in the 1950's. Mothers do it tough, and the pressures on them appear to be ever increasing. My lovely young cousin had a baby...

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Talking, Doing, Feeling –  Reasons for Embodied Therapy

Talking, Doing, Feeling – Reasons for Embodied Therapy

The Value of Embodied Therapy. Have you noticed how talking about things, especially difficult things, can make them seem easier to bear? A problem shared and all that. I know there is value in words and stories but I'm going to suggest here, that in therapy you need...

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I love watching my clients blossom as they drop the stories they have been telling themselves, replacing old patterns with new, more vibrant ways of living.

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