Workplace bullying is more common than you might think, and sometime people don’t realise that this is what’s happening to them.
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For some people it can feel like each day is made up of one impending disaster after another. They constantly expect things to go drastically wrong and are often making safety plans to deal with disasters that haven’t happened yet. It is a stressful and exhausting way to live and often leads to problems with … Read More
The transition to parenthood is an intense time and the perinatal period is when women are most vulnerable to developing mental health problems.
How to help a colleague who is distressed If you feel concerned about a colleague’s emotional wellbeing it’s a good idea to know a bit about mental health first aid. When a colleague is distressed or showing signs of a mental health crisis, it can be tricky knowing the best way to handle it, particularly in … Read More
How to Respond to Workplace Critical Incidents 10 tips for managers to support employees following workplace trauma It’s not every day that you face a traumatic incident in the workplace. When you are, it’s hard to know how best to support your employees. What is a critical incident? A critical incident may involve a death … Read More
Do you have Social Anxiety Disorder? The signs, symptoms and treatment options for social phobia Do you feel sick when you enter a crowded room? Dread being approached for a chat in the workplace? Invent excuses to avoid social gatherings? If this sounds like you, it’s possible you have social anxiety disorder. If you’re like … Read More
Mindfulness can help new mothers to cope… The birth of a baby is momentous and joyful on many levels. However for many mothers it can also be overwhelming and stressful as they learn the ropes of looking after a newborn baby. There is also the process of adjusting to the loss of pre-baby freedom as … Read More
Bereavement Counselling for Children… Helping children to cope with the death of someone close to them can be difficult and upsetting, especially when you may also be struggling to cope with your own grief in reaction to the loss. The way children react to death is affected by several factors including the age of the … Read More