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Parenting Through COVID

Parenting Through COVID

Parenting Through COVID By David Groves: Psychologist COVID-19 has been with us for over a year now, and for many of us, adjusting to a new way of life has not been easy. Children have been affected in many ways by COVID – we at Breakthrough Psychology have noticed a particular uptick in children presenting with symptoms of anxiety. So…

Turn Towards, Instead of Away – The Gottman’s Institute

Turn Towards, Instead of Away – The Gottman’s Institute

RESEARCH-BASED APPROACH TO RELATIONSHIPS I am pleased to have officially completed my Gottman’s Level 1 and Level 2 Training in Couples Therapy. Everyone stumbles through relationships, marriage and parenting with little or no research on how to navigate this complex path. Sometimes its worthwhile doing the research! Thank you to world renowned Drs John and Julie Gottman who have devoted…

Marriage and Relationships – are you Happy?

Marriage and Relationships – are you Happy?

Narmatha Thillainathan   At some point in your relationship as a couple, you will often find yourself struggling with anger and shock, despair and sadness. In my experience as a therapist, some are newlyweds, and can’t understand how they have plummeted from the heights of love and glory into a swamp of hopelessness and conflict. Others have been married for…

Rogers to reincarnation: counselling people of the Hindu faith

Rogers to reincarnation: counselling people of the Hindu faith

Narmatha Thillainathan When working with non-mainstream populations, effective service provision is often contingent on the practitioners’ level of cultural competence. Lack of cultural competence can have serious ramifications, in particular when practitioners work with unfamiliar religious traditions, such as Hinduism. This article provides a brief overview of Hinduism and the implications for work with Hindu clients. Who is a Hindu?…