Parenting in a Changing World

As the world continues to evolve, the environment our next generation is growing up in is very different from the one many of us have experienced. Raising children – whether it be as a direct parent or caregiver, or as mentor or guide – is a role many of us will take on however temporarily. …

Don’t put off until tomorrow: Procrastination

Have you ever had that task at the end of your to-do list that never seems to get done? You tell yourself you’ll do it tomorrow, then the next day, and the next day… until you are frustrated with yourself for not getting it done. Whatever you try, you just can’t seem to get around …

Practitioner Spotlight: Laurie Marsden

Welcome to the first of our practitioner spotlights! We thank you for joining us for this week’s addition to our learning journey. Each of our practitioners here at The Counselling Spot are highly trained and experienced in their specialist areas, while remaining accessible and adaptable to you and your needs. Today we would like to …

No Bad Parts: Internal Family Systems

Have you ever felt like there were distinct sides to your personality? What about a little angel and devil on your shoulder giving you competing information? Should this be a concern, or is the mind is naturally multiple? This is the domain of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) approach, so let’s talk parts! IFS is …

What is Brainspotting?

Many of our practitioners here at The Counselling Spot have received training in Brainspotting and may use this technique with you in your session. But that begs the question… what is Brainspotting? Brainspotting (BSP) was first developed in 2003 by leading American Social Worker and Psychotherapist Dr. David Grand. Since then, this therapeutic approach has …

Something exciting is on the horizon!

Our team here at The Counselling Spot are very excited to introduce a brand new initiative! Every week we will post a short excerpt here, under the ‘blog’ section of our website. We will be covering various topics surrounding mental health, wellbeing, and our team members at The Counselling Spot. We would love it if …