Is Sadness, an Illness?

Is Sadness, an Illness? Recently, my family, friends and some of my clients, have found themselves feeling raw and vulnerable after the death of someone very precious.  I too have felt that hollowness. Grief is such a personal thing. Losing someone can throw out a […]

What is anxiety?

What is anxiety? A few of the things that prevent people from seeking help for mental health issues, appear to me to be simple misunderstandings or misperceptions.  Here are some of these which my clients have described to me include: “Oh, it’s not that bad.  […]

The S.O.S. Model – A little nibbler

The S.O.S. Model – A little nibbler I’m currently working with a forward-thinking organization that believes that knowledge is power.  So they are rolling out some statewide information sessions on “Relationships”. When I was putting together the sessions, I sat for hours thinking of new […]

Chasing love hearts

Chasing love hearts While I am too much of a germ phobia to love and appreciate local train travel in Brisbane, I find it conducive to my people watching philia.  There is a pleasure to be gained from imagining what may be happening behind the […]