Suicide Prevention is our collective responsibility

Suicide is always a tragic event for any family and community. The shockwaves spread wide. Suicide is usually unexpected and sudden and leaves many unanswered questions for those left behind. It is a myth that any one event will cause suicide. The reasons are always complex and multi-dimensional. There is never one single cause. […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Counselling|0 Comments

Anxiety and Depression Get the Support You Deserve

Anxiety and depression will affect most of us at different times in our lives. Sometimes we can see reasons; we are reacting to a life event like bereavement, redundancy or relationship-break up. Sometimes it does not make sense; there are no obvious reasons. Feelings of guilt and shame can compound the problem if we […]

By |July 27th, 2018|Anxiety, Counselling|0 Comments

What is counselling and how does a counsellor work?

What is counselling and how does a counsellor work are common questions to ask if you are thinking about personal change. A counsellor’s role is very different to that of friends or family. Talking to family can be difficult as we may feel obligated to protect them from our anxiety and worries. We may […]

By |July 1st, 2018|Anxiety, Counselling, Counsellor|0 Comments

Tips for Dealing with Exam Stress

Tips for dealing with exam stress is something often asked of us at Talking Solutions. Anxiety is a normal part of life and can motivate us to work but if it feels overwhelming it will cause problems and can be counter-productive.

Controlling anxiety is possible with some practical coping strategies;

Become Aware of a racing/busy mind […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Anxiety, news, Self Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Self Care Matters

Self Care matters. Practicing Self-Care is an essential not a luxury. Anxiety is a normal response to some life events like doing exams or a job interview. Learning some positive coping skills and practicing self-care in positive ways on a daily and weekly basis will keep anxiety in a manageable way. It is easy when […]

By |June 1st, 2016|Anxiety, news, Self Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips For Being Assertive

Tips for being assertive is something that is often asked for by our clients at Talking Solutions. Do you find it difficult to speak up at a teacher-parent meeting?
Do you find it difficult to prioritise your own needs in your relationships? Do you find yourself going along with others to avoid rocking the boat? […]

By |February 19th, 2016|news, Parents, Self Care, Tips For Being Assertive|0 Comments