Crisis! Rebel or Conform?

✅❎❓ Great article from the BBC on Facebook page. I come from a social psychology background and find how we act within and outside groups fascinating. This article highlights the challenges we as individuals face when presented with a crisis. We are currently knee deep, waist deep or up to our necks in it ,… Read More

When social distancing anxiety hits home

”You’re far too close, stand back from each other, six feet people , two metres. I’m being serious, this is serious, very serious.” It’s the reception area in a part of a Dublin hospital, small groups of health care staff are busy doing their jobs as they would every day, but the words stop people… Read More

Who’s responsible anyway?

    You may have heard this story before but indulge me as it’s important and relevant to all our lives. I have a copy of this on my office wall. Only through our own actions will we change our lives: This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.  There… Read More

Freedom from Anxiety Journey

What’s the most common route to dealing with your anxiety? GP? Medication? Counselling? CBT? Sometimes these interventions work which is great as you will not need to wait to see me however more often and not these don’t work. I know this as this is the route many people take before contacting me. But that’s… Read More

How you can stop feeling self conscious

One of the most common signs of anxiety is self consciousness. It’s not unusual for people to think that  others are talking about them or feel negatively towards them.This “what will people think” mindset causes much anxiety. Am I self conscious? This can Result in paranoia  and is almost certainly only “in the mind” of… Read More