You've heard of the term narcissist, but what does it actually mean? And what is this unique type of abuse a narcissist inflicts on people? My name is Melody and I am a counsellor specialising in toxic relationships and narcissistic abuse, and to support World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day on 1st June I … Continue reading Do You Know About Narcissistic Abuse?
OK I admit it, I love to watch the soaps. I always have. I like how they help me switch off at the end of the day with a bit of cheesy drama, and I like how they tackle real life subjects and raise awareness about issues that can lead to discussions and lead people … Continue reading The Effects Of Gaslighting On David Platt In The Coronation Street Rape Storyline
I am often asked if I have a niche or specialised area I work with, and although I really enjoy working with clients with a wide range of issues, I would say I have a particular interest or passion around the issue of abuse. Whether that be historical abuse and helping a client look … Continue reading Do I Have A Counselling Niche?
If you are thinking of having counselling, you will probably want to know what will happen and how it can help you, and you may even feel anxious about your first session. Hi I’m Mel and I’m a counsellor, writer, blogger, and course creator. I aim to provide a safe, comfortable and confidential space for … Continue reading Thinking of Having Counselling?
Relationships are so important, and there will always be ups and downs, but what is the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy relationship? You will recognise a healthy relationship by certain key ingredients. There will be open, honest, safe communication, where you feel you can openly discuss anything and disagreements are handled fairly and with compromise. You will … Continue reading How To Identify A Toxic Relationship