Pornography ‘Addiction’ Therapy: Help to Research Your Own Expert Knowledge

Help for pornography addiction is a therapy topic I am regularly consulted about. I’ve been working with ideas and strategies associated with ‘porn addiction’ for a number of years. I’ve had therapeutic consultations with many individuals, particularly men, concerned about their use of sexually explicit websites, videos and images. Porn Compulsion: Getting it Out in… Continue reading Pornography ‘Addiction’ Therapy: Help to Research Your Own Expert Knowledge

Comparing Ourselves to Others and the ‘Normal’ in Therapy

Have you ever found yourself thinking about a particular person who lives across the hall, across the street or on the other side of the world and who has it better than you? They have more money, a better job,  or a love-life you yearn for. You envy their talent or looks. You watch them… Continue reading Comparing Ourselves to Others and the ‘Normal’ in Therapy

Risk, Safety and Effectiveness in Internet Based Counselling

Despite the best attempts to try to regulate counselling practice and therapy, paying for any service will always be, to some extent, a matter of ‘let the buyer beware’. A professional online counsellor or therapist will only work within his or her competencies. If you are considering online counselling, you can make some enquiries of… Continue reading Risk, Safety and Effectiveness in Internet Based Counselling

Long Term Counselling or Psychotherapy: Is it Effective?

Long term therapy is a collaborative meaning making process with a therapist or counsellor. The effectiveness of the work depends on the relationship that develops in the therapeutic space as well as the openness of the conversation.