Surviving Childhood Abuse

Many adults who seek psychotherapy have experienced (and survived) childhood abuse in some form. Whether abuse is physical, sexual or emotional – whether sudden or ongoing, obvious or subtle, intentional or not, children are hurt, and the pain inside often keeps going into adulthood. When people have been abused they may try to deal with […]

Addiction and Dependency

When we think of addiction and dependency we tend to think of alcoholism and drug addiction and feel for those whose lives are sliding out of control, whether they be a celebrity or someone sleeping rough in our local park. What we often don’t appreciate is that dependency can take many forms and is widespread […]