Explore and Understand Your Thoughts and Feelings

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Psychologist in Cambridge

“Therapy provides a space to pause and to check in with ourselves, to take care of our own emotional lives. It is a moment where we invest time and energy to explore and understand our thoughts and feelings”

Jose Rodriguez

childhood - psychologist

Why your childhood is important to a psychologist.

A lot of people ask why psychologists want to talk about your childhood during therapy. Why are psychologists so keen to talk about your past in your sessions if what is bothering you is your present?

Your emotions matter

Your emotions matter

Your emotions are important because they guide you every day. They are constantly helping you to make decisions, but you have probably been too busy to notice this.

Anxiety and uncertainty

Anxiety and uncertainty about the new normal.

Anxiety and uncertainty. Lots of people are looking forward to getting back to normal life. Obviously, we know that things will not go back to how they were in 2019; a new normal is on its way. We do not know what this new normal will look like yet and this can make many people feel high level of anxiety.

dealing with lockdown - COVID-19

Seven useful tips for dealing with lockdown.

In my last post, I talked about how the lockdown is probably making you feel. I mentioned how frustrating it has been for a lot of people, having to change their lives and accept and follow rules imposed by the government for everybody’s safety.

feeling frustrated, angry or depressed

Am I feeling frustrated, angry or depressed?

Frustration is the emotion that you feel when you are not able to do what you want to do, especially if it is something that you are looking forward to and you almost manage to do it but then, for some reason, you are not able to

anxious or anxiety

Why am I anxious all the time?

Anxiety is probably more common than you think. Studies have shown that the most predominant mental health problems worldwide are depression and anxiety.