The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Adults

We have learned from experience that the only effective tool we have to combat mental illness is to explore our emotions and come to terms with the truth contained in the unique story of our upbringing. An external locus of control, learned helplessness, and other forms of cognitive vulnerability can arise as a result

2024-06-12T14:23:41+02:00June 12th, 2024|Interns|

The Importance of Self-Care in the Healthcare Profession

As someone who is extremely passionate about self-care, particularly within the healthcare profession, I believe it is a topic that is often overlooked and misunderstood. Many people have a superficial understanding of what self-care entails, and I have seen first-hand the consequences of neglecting one's own well-being while studying. The healthcare profession is notorious for

2024-06-11T13:24:43+02:00June 11th, 2024|Interns|

An introduction to mindfulness – what it is and is it useful?

If you find yourself in a counselling setting, whether you are a client or a counsellor, you have likely heard of or practiced mindfulness. Counsellors often recommend and teach mindfulness to their clients. Not only do clients find it helpful, but counsellors also regularly practice it in their personal capacity. With this article, the writer

2024-06-11T11:34:35+02:00June 11th, 2024|Interns|

The Power of Authenticity For Our Wellbeing

I truly believe that experiencing authenticity from others, but mostly experiencing authenticity within ourselves, is a major key to our wellbeing. Let me explain this understanding by firstly exploring what wellbeing entails according to research so that we have a better understanding of how authenticity can play a role in this. Seligman developed the PERMA

2024-06-05T08:47:15+02:00June 5th, 2024|Interns|

When A Parent is Affected by Mental Illness: Navigating Life’s Challenges

Living with a parent suffering from a mental illness can leave a profound impact on your life, both psychologically and emotionally. While there are numerous articles addressing individuals experiencing mental health challenges and how to lead fulfilling lives despite them, little attention has been given to the experiences of their family members. Recently, there

2024-06-04T13:14:18+02:00June 4th, 2024|Interns|
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