PERCEPTION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY – When the resolutions don’t stick

So you decided to give up smoking or refined sugars, take up the gym or healthy eating. But we haven’t seen January through and...

DISCOVERING UNCONSCIOUS – A psychoanalytic perspective

  words | Elaine Caetano Stress   Stress has had bad press of late. The word is negatively loaded. Like everything, stress can be measured along a spectrum...

FOCUS ON DEPRESSION – It’s good to talk…

According to the latest research released this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that incidences of depression worldwide have increased by over 18%...

JANUARY VEGANUARY – Going green

*  *  * I remember the afternoon when the ‘Eureka!’ moment happened, the realisation that the freshly caught fish swimming and flopping around in my...

Gibraltar Dramatherapy

By Nyree Robinson The arts therapies include drama, dance, art and music, and they evolved progressively from the 1940s onwards to the health professions we...

Spring Cleaning with The Queen of Clean

By Lynsey 'Queen of Clean' Crombie It good to get your home ready for the warmer weather and this often comes in the form of...

STEINER’S STROKES – Developing awareness of our stroking habits

My psychotherapy training is in Transactional Analysis, which includes cognitive behavioural tools, psychoanalytic techniques and relational approaches. The founder of Transactional Analysis is Eric...

The 5 Types of Japanese Onsen

Onsen translates to ‘hot spring pool’, and Japan has a great many. The water is heated by volcanic activity, and depending on the area...

Tangerine Retreats

Picture it: the sun is slowly rising, peeking up over the horizon, casting a rosy glow across the fresh, crisp sky. You and your...

Friends in High Places

By Jasmin Griffiths Over 123 days ago, I was probably hungover, or sat in a pub having what I assumed was fun with people I...