How to deal with exam stress, according to a psychologist

While school counsellors and teachers are working overtime to cope with the emotional demands triggered by exams, parents have, perhaps, the biggest role to play when it comes helping children do their best without adding to their problems and stoking their stress.

Published: November 16, 2017 / 4 Comments

A psychologist reveals 4 essential matric study tips

The 2017 National Senior Certificate examinations are fast approaching, but fear not, these essential study tips will help prepare you for the mental, physical and emotional rigours ahead.

Published: November 9, 2017 / 2 Comments

Cyber therapy: Is online counselling effective?

While some argue that any therapy is better than none at all, there are distinct drawbacks to online counselling. We weigh up the positives and negatives.

Published: October 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

How to know if you need marriage counselling

All relationships have ups and downs, but if you think those days of finishing each other’s sentences are gone for good, it may be time for couples counselling.

Published: October 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

The factors contributing to South Africa’s suicide epidemic

South Africa suffers from a higher suicide rate than the UK or even America – a country with five times our population. We take a look at some of the factors contributing to this epidemic.

Published: October 1, 2017 / One Comment

A counselling course could fast-track your career

From marriage to mental health counsellor, there are many different kinds of careers you can practice with a counselling qualification

Published: September 27, 2017 / 6 Comments