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Interview with Dee Phillips

    An Interview with Dee Phillips, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Coach and Psychotherapist We thought we would pose a few questions to Dee at The Therapy Rooms to find out how she came to be practising cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and...

Be Assertive

  What happens when you can't say no? When you’re unable to say no to others you may find yourself in a frustrating place where you people please and often put your own needs last. This behaviour is called ‘People Pleasing’ and people pleasing can make a person feel...

What stops us sleeping?

Certain foods, drinks and siutations can stop us sleeping. Alcohol -Contrary to popular belief alcohol does not enable us to have  a good sleep. Alcohol irritates the nervous system thus causing hypersensitivity and preventing relaxation. Caffeine - stimulates the...

How to monitor racing thoughts

Many people suffer from racing thoughts. The technical term for this is Cognitive Dissonance. In lay mens terms Cognitive Dissonance is a series of thoughts which may cause you to feel confused and sometimes unable to cope. So how can a person manage  or even stop...

Bullying at work

I am often asked the question .... Am I being bullied or am I just going mad. This is an interesting question. A few weeks ago I met a person who thought they were going mad due to the pressures and stresses of thier worklife. The person percevied they were going mad...