The effect Social Anxiety has on us.

The effect Social Anxiety has on us.

Social Anxiety effects roughly 14% of Irish people at some stage in their lives “The fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people” …that’s a common definition of Social Anxiety disorder. Well, that’s great. So much of modern life relies on...
What are the symptoms of anxiety?

What are the symptoms of anxiety?

No matter who you are, you have experienced anxiety at some stage in your life. As humans, our brains are hardwired to be alert for threat. We are prone to negative, or worrisome thoughts. It can make us feel nervous, restless or tense, and we can experience feelings...
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an innovative and creative mindfulness-based therapy, which can be seen as part of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) family, but with very distinctive characteristics. Like Mindfulness, there is a major emphasis on...
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT for short) isn’t all that complicated, or at least it shouldn’t be. It’s a goal orientated, evidence based therapy, which basically means it works towards targets decided collaboratively between the client and the therapist, and...