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#MondayMotivation: Body Image

Every Monday, we post some 'motivation': this could be a quote, picture, activity, story, articles etc. This week's 'motivation' involves body image (see picture below).
If you need some support with negative body image, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) or any other distress or difficulties with how you feel about yourself, your self-esteem and maybe identity, please feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can support you through therapy, counselling and CBT.
Best wishes, Alexandra
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Friday Facts: Stress

Every Friday we'll post some 'facts' and information about mental health and wellbeing. The topic and focus of 'facts' will vary from week-to-week. This week's 'facts' focus on the effects of stress on the body. See poster below.
If stress is disrupting your life, causing you distress, getting in the way of other things in life or causing you problems, why not get in touch with us to find out how we can help with this.
Stress can affect our eating, drinking habits, exercise, sleep, work/life balance, relationships, sex drive, thoughts and feelings, ability to cope, motivation and a whole host of other things.
However, it doesn't have to be like that. Our therapists and counsellors can help you get back on track. Our practitioners are all friendly, understandng, supportive and very experienced and qualified. They are there to listen and support you, at your pace.
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#FridayFacts: Grounding Techniques

#FridayFacts: Grounding Techniques

Good morning everyone. This week's #FridayFacts focus on 'Grounding Techniques'.
Grounding techniques are a set of tools used to assist you to stay in the present moment during episodes of intense anxiety or other over-whelming emotions.

Staying in the present moment allows people to feel safe and in-control by focusing on the physical world and how they experience it.

Grounding is easy to do. Just focus on some aspect of the physical world, rather than on your internal thoughts and feelings (see some suggestions in the info-graphic below). Focus on the present rather than the past. Practice your grounding techniques so that they will come naturally when you are upset or anxious.

Try a variety of techniques and rate the effectiveness of each technique in keeping you calm. Have others assist you in using these techniques by reminding you to practice them and use them as soon as you are feeling emotionally.

The info-graphic bel…

Vacancy: Psychotherapist/Counsellor/CBT Therapist - Eating Disorders (based in Glasgow city centre)

Our practice, Talking EDs (Glasgow and West Eating Disorders Support Service) has another vacancy available for an Affiliate Psychotherapist/Counsellor: Eating Disorders.

If you are interested, please see the Indeed advert here:

Happy Holidays and All the Best for 2020!

Part 1: Discounted 1/2 Therapy/Consulting/Counselling Room Hire in Glasgow city centre. Group/Training/Meeting Room also available

** Please note this post is in 3 parts: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 (see other 2 parts with photos below)


I've recently moved office, from Hope Street, to West Regent Street in Glasgow city centre. 2 offices are available.

** ROOM 2: ISHERWOOD ROOM: a smaller therapy/consulting/counselling room that can accommodate 4 people and be used for one-to-one or couples therapy. This room is currently being offered at 1/2 price for January, February and March 2020 (£5/hour for January, February and March 2020. this returns to £10/hour thereafter). This room cannot be booked on a one-off basis and is reserved for regular users only.

** ROOM 1: FITZGERALD ROOM: this is a larger office that has been set up for therapy and for groups, meetings and small workshops/training (up to 10 people). Fees are: £20/hour for therapy/counselling, £25/hour for meetings, suppo…

Part 2: Therapy/Consulting/Counselling Room Hire and Meeting/Workshop/Group Space in Glasgow city centre - Room 1 Photos

Photos: Room 1: Fitzgerald Room