What makes a good relationship last?

Understanding the psychology behind relationships helps us to understand why so many go wrong. Here are five strategies for long-term relationship success.

Published: June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Career guidance courses: What you’ll learn, and why it’s valuable

Being a career counsellor requires more than just being good at giving advice. Here are some of the skills you gain from training as a counsellor.

Published: June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Psychoneuroimmunology: Proof that your feelings can make you ill

Did you know that your mental state can affect your immune system? The wave of research that points to a circuit linking the immune system and brain connects illness, stress, mood and thought in a whole new way. We look at this new science that examines the cross-talk between body and mind.

Published: May 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Harm reduction: A new approach to treating addiction

Harm reduction programmes seek to promote positive change by reducing the number of drug-related deaths, rather than the number of drug users.

Published: May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

How emotional neglect in childhood affects us as adults

While the behavioural effects of childhood neglect are fairly well documented, a new study proves that children deprived of loving care actually have reduced white matter in crucial parts of their brains compared to those raised in a better environments.

Published: April 11, 2019 / 2 Comments

The surprising value of psychotherapy in autism treatment

Psychological treatments – focusing on emotions, self-understanding, and building healthy relationships – can help autistic children vastly expand the non-autistic, growth-seeking parts of their personalities.

Published: April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments