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Sleep Optimisation Toolkit for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Sleep Optimisation
Sleep Optimisation Toolkit  for Mental Health and Wellbeing.  If this took kit doesn't cut the mustard for your sleep improving, something else may be lingering and going on in the shadows. I have an 8-week program ‘Find Your Worth’ where you can unpack and uncover your true authentic self and live with the self-worth you truly deserve.    You can…
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5 Expert Tips for Busy Couples to Prioritise Intimacy

Reignite Your Relationship: 5 Expert Tips for Busy Couples to Prioritise Intimacy As the demands of careers persist, to-do lists seem endless, and the journey into parenthood unfolds, the flame of sexual intimacy can dim amidst the neverending responsibilities. As a member of the busy couple community and therapist who specialises in working with couples, I understand the challenges of…
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Claim Your Worth, Own Your Relationships: A Guide to Authentic Connection

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Claim Your Worth, Own Your Relationships A Guide to Authentic Connection In the intricate dance of relationships, one element often sets the rhythm: self-worth. The silent conductor shapes how we engage, communicate, and connect with others. Understanding this foundation is key to deciphering the complex dynamics of human connection. Self-worth, at its core, is the value we assign to ourselves.…
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4 Expert Strategies for Couples: Resolve Conflict Fast

Conflict Resolution
4 Expert Strategies for Couples Resolve Conflict Fast Every couple has their fair share of arguments. If you think otherwise, well, you might be a bit out of touch with reality. Instead of aiming for a conflict-free utopia, it's more practical to focus on resolving disagreements quickly and effectively When tensions rise in your relationship, the key is to act…
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A Therapist’s Story of Addiction Recovery

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A Therapist's Story of Addiction Recovery Learning Healthy Emotional Regulation Skills Written by Find Reason Therapy's Counsellor Heath Gerrard "Why does everything that's supposed to be bad make me feel so good?" – Kanye West, from his song 'Addiction.' From the moment I took my first swig of beer and toke of a joint at the tender age of 16,…
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Inner Child Wounds and Trauma

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Inner Child Work and Trauma Understanding Triggers: Navigating Inner Child Wounds and Trauma Do you find yourself experiencing strong emotional reactions in certain situations, seemingly out of proportion to the present moment? You might be experiencing triggers from your wounded inner child. Triggers are not the events themselves but rather the way we perceive or interpret them. They can take…
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Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy What Therapy Looks Like: A Roadmap to Relationship Renewal Embarking on the transformative journey of therapy unfolds in three distinct stages, each tailored to reshape the dynamics of your relationship. 1. De-escalation of Negative Cycles: In this crucial phase, we work collaboratively to defuse the intensity of negative patterns that may be hindering your connection. Through careful assessment…
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Embracing Vulnerability and Healing from Betrayal

Betrayal
Embracing Vulnerability and Healing from Betrayal This is a journey of embracing and healing from the perspective of an inspiring story of another human experience. In their narrative, they openly share the struggles and revelations that shaped their understanding of love, betrayal, and self-discovery. They've always been upfront about their yearning for connection, but there was a catch. When things…
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Drowning in the Whirlpool: The Sneaky Grasp of Burnout

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Burnout Drowning in the Whirlpool: The Sneaky Grasp of Burnout Alright, let’s talk about burnout, the uninvited guest crashing our vibrant parties and dimming the lights of our hustle. It’s that silent troublemaker we often ignore until it takes centre stage in our lives. In the hustle and bustle, burnout isn't a stranger; it's more like a constant companion for…
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Are You Neglecting Your Mental Health?

Neglecting Mental Health
Are You Neglecting Your Mental Health? Navigating the Abyss: A Personal Odyssey on Neglecting Mental Health In the realm of self-awareness, we often tread lightly around the edges of our mental well-being. Neglecting mental health is a common saga, one that unfolds in whispers and shadows, and today, we're diving into the heart of it. Let's imagine a scenario. Meet…
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Journey of Self-Love

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Embarking on a Journey of Self-Love: Illuminating the Path to Emotional Stability Picture this: life as your old nanna's knitting, each thread woven with moments of self-discovery, acceptance, and that radiant glow that only comes from truly loving yourself. We're diving into a topic close to the heart - the quest for emotional stability through the profound journey of self-love.…
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Group Therapy

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Group Therapy I pride myself on my passion to connect with others and my ability to form relationships that are built on connection, support, and compassion. My lived experience in finding my reasons to connect and understand gives me the power to strengthen my clients to gain a better life with long-lasting change and ongoing motivation and goals. Groups are…
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Non-Negotiable Self-Care

Non-Negotiabe Self-Care
The Non-Negotiable Self-Care Program At Find Reason Therapy we've always been committed to your well-being, and we're excited to share some incredible news with you. Introducing Our Free Non-Negotiable Self-Care Program We believe that self-care is not a luxury but a necessity. It's about making your physical, mental, and emotional health a top priority. That's why we're thrilled to announce…
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Navigating the Path of Post-Traumatic Growth.

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Navigating the Path of Post-Traumatic Growth: A Journey of Healing and Resilience Life has this way of having torrential rain, gale-force winds and devastating rolling waves that can cause havoc with little warning, unexpectedly leaving a lot of fragments and pieces to be picked up and put back together again. Much like our world gets hit with its adversities we…
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Express Through Art Therapy.

Art Therapy
Art Therapy Art Therapy, a hybrid field largely influenced by the disciplines of art and psychology, uses the creative process, pieces of art created in therapy to help people in treatment develop self-awareness, explore emotions, address unresolved emotional conflicts and improve social skills.  Art Therapy primarily aims to help individuals experiencing emotional and psychological challenges, achieve personal well-being and improved levels of functioning.…
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Love Addiction – A Therapist’s View.

Love Addiction
Love addiction is not about the love, it is about addiction to the fantasy of love. Written by Oksana Pusechel - Senior Therapist at Find Reason Therapy “Then I drop to my knees because I can't find a decent enough reason not to because reluctance rarely stands a chance against repeated behaviour.” What is Love Addiction  Hello, my name is…
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Love and Safety Guided Meditation.

Love and safety
Love and Safety Guided Meditation. This is a meditation about love and safety. A safety you can return to through imagination and visualisation that will allow you to be in a place or with a person in mind that brings you love and joy. It creates an ability for you always to know that you can return to this meditation…
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6 ways to overcome resentment in relationships.

Resentment
6 ways to overcome resentment in relationships Resentment is like swallowing poison and expecting the other person to die. Filling ourselves with that poison leaves us slowly eroding away when a lot of the time the other does not even know that the erosion is occurring. The poison is made up of unforgiveness, distance and dissatisfaction, it does not go…
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5 Tips to help reduce shame and increase self-worth.

Shame
5 Tips to help reduce shame and increase self-worth. Shame Shame, I know your name.  Shame is so overpowering and over-encompassing, it doesn’t discriminate and it thrives in our darkness. It has this ability to bind to all the other emotions making them even harder than they can already be. I want to take a minute to talk about the…
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Guided and Immersive Breathwork Meditation To Music.

Guided and Immersive Breathwork Meditation To Music Get your download here:   Please Read:  This is a guided breathwork meditation to music. The breathing consists of some fast breathing and breath holds as well as grounding meditation. The song does most of the work through the words of Allan Watts and music by Marsh. The guide merely instructs the type…

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Adult ADHD – A Therapist’s Story

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ADULT ADHD - A Therapist's Story For those ADHDers at home, this is a 6 minute read, 2 minutes depending on the hyper focus and 45 minutes depending on the procrastination I was inspired to write this blog as I am currently reading (at a snail's pace) Scattered Minds by Gabor Mate, a book all about ADHD and it really…
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Trauma Therapist Podcast – Codependency – Jackson Goding

It was an honour to be on Guy’s Trauma Therapist Podcast and talk about Codependency. Guy’s words: I loved having Jackson on the podcast. He pretty much represents everything I’m attempting to do with this podcast: He’s bringing honesty, courage, humour, and dedication to his work, and for that reason, I know you’re going to enjoy this episode. I can’t…

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Boundaries: What in the world are those?

Boundaries
I have wanted to write about this firecracker topic for such a long time, but lo and behold, other needs come up, and when it comes to writing, holding boundaries with myself is like telling the rain not to wet me whilst I walk umbrellaless.    Therefore, this bit of information is bought to you by someone who constantly has…
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Facing your Fear; Understanding the 8 Core Emotions

How many people have you heard say, "they don't know how to express their emotions" or" they are too emotional". At times, emotions come with a deep-seated reluctance to share; we are hesitant to be with an intense feeling.  What does this mean for us?  How does this impact our lives?  What is it about being vulnerable, people fear?  The…
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How To Be There For Someone Who’s Suicidal

How are you meant to respond when someone tells you they’re having thoughts about suicide? This isn’t something that was taught in school and it can be an understandably intimidating and even overwhelming to confront. There’s no one size fits all solution when dealing with these situations but there are ways you can approach it that will make that person…

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What You Can Find With Relationship Counselling

When I’m asked the age-old question “So what do you do?” I give my answer and almost always get the same response “ooooo can you psychoanalyse me”? Firstly, no that is highly unethical, we just met, secondly well actually hell yeah I can. Professionally, that is a big part of what I do, I try to understand what is going…
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The Struggle With Relationships

The struggle is real. Well at least for many, there is a significant struggle when it comes to relationships. There are patterns of the same old shit giving you the same old results. You might not even notice how standard your response or reaction to coping with difficult times in or out of relationships actually is. In my opinion relationships…
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Online Counselling – The Way We Can Now Connect

Online Counselling is becoming the new chosen platform in the times we are currently in. Online Counselling simply means via Telehealth or Phone call. When we are in isolation we need to not be socially distant, we need to connect now more than ever. Peter Levine speaks about currently it being physically distant rather than socially distance and the incredibly…

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Let’s talk about Codependency

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Let's talk about Codependency   Alright. Let's start with a small disclaimer, I am codependent! Something that I must constantly reflect on and manage regularly in my life. Much larger disclaimer, quite a lot of therapists are also codependent. Matter of fact, a lot of individuals identify and relate to a lot of elements of codependency. So, what is this…
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The Importance of Connection  

There is something about seeing a person walking down the street with a wonderful bouquet of flowers. Whether it has just been received or at the start of the journey to its delivery. Whether for a sombre occasion or celebration of something special, it’s the purity of the persons intentions to attempt to connect with another. Sure, we don’t need…
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The Relationship with Addiction

From video gaming, porn and gambling to dysfunctional eating patterns and other drugs, addiction plays out in any behaviour that will allow temporary reward or relief. I say the above examples as it does not matter what the external behaviour or activity is that one pursues, the issue with addiction is the internal relationship that one has with that behaviour. …
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