How do I stop worrying?

How do I stop worrying?

There are some people who are always worried about something. Take A.  She is worried about whether she will be able to climb the steps of a holiday villa that is not even booked yet.  In addition she is also worried that her usual taxi driver won’t be able to drive her to the airport and whether she will get everything in her suitcase for the Ryanair flight. Take B.  He is worried about going into meetings at work.  Will he stumble if he is asked a question? Will his colleagues look at him?  Judge him?  Will they think he doesn’t…

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Is getting a diagnosis a good idea?

Is getting a diagnosis a good idea?

This is a question that often pops up in counsellor training and also in the therapy room. Does having a diagnosis help or hinder the client?   We are all different in our personalities and behaviours and this is what makes us so unique.  Your behaviour might be normal for you but strange to others or vice versa. For many people being diagnosed will be a huge relief and is an opportunity to receive the right help or medication.  Bipolar Disorder is a diagnosis that springs to mind here.  A young man I know for many years suffered with extreme…

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