Behind the scenes: a psychology session

I wrote this post to answer the question "What's it like behind the closed door of a psychology session?" This is a trick question though! So, even though I have accurately answered it below, it has endless answers and all of them are right. For every person there's a unique version of the experience. There are limitless combinations of [...]

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About doubt

I've spent so much of the last 9 months feeling inadequate and overwhelmed as a mum. What I'm realising is feeling like that doesn't mean I'm falling apart or failing. It just means I'm human. I thought I'd share some of my thoughts about motherhood on the blog despite my fear of becoming a 'mummy [...]

Photo journaling kinda saved my life

Warning: mushy, emotion-filled stuff to follow. When my first serious relationship ended I didn't cope very well. I think most people have a story like this. I found it hard to sleep, I rarely ate, I moped and stared out into nothingness and cried that gross kind of cry where all the snot gets your [...]

How therapy has changed my life

On 24 July 2012, I made a call that changed my life. I was scared and confused about so many things but I had finally got brave enough to tell my GP how I was feeling. He handed me a number for a psychologist and I still remember sitting on the train afterwards, making that [...]