Panic Attacks

Panic attacks can be frightening for people who experience them since there appears to be no reason for them. When a panic attack occurs, often feelings of fear increase and make the panic attack last longer. Sometimes people fear that they are having a heart attack and sometimes they are taken to hospital. Panic attacks…

Learning Disability

  Specific Learning Disorder is the term used in the psychiatry manual (DSM-5) to describe learning difficulties in a variety of skills that children are expected to learn at school (some previously called this Dyslexia). Learning difficulties can occur in all aspects of reading, mathematics, spelling and written expression. It is important that before a…

Making Relationships Work

All relationships go through difficult times. Two people in a relationship or marriage often have differing expectations of what they want from the relationship. They may have trouble communicating those expectations to each other or get caught up in their busy lives and the demands of children or work.  A happy, emotionally resilient relationship doesn’t…

Psychological Treatment after a Motor Accident

In any one year over 600,000 motor vehicle accidents occur, from major fatalities, to minor collisions.  Minor car accidents and fender benders are all so common we tend to regard them as everyday events.  However, for those involved, the accident can become so much more.  People involved in even a minor accident may find that…