What is Gaslighting?

Think someone might be lying to you or gaslighting you? Would you like to know the difference and learn how to identify possible gaslighting in your relationships? Hi I’m Mel I'm a counsellor and I specialise in helping people identify and recover from toxic relationships and I would like to take a minute to teach you … Continue reading What is Gaslighting?

Why Do Toxic Parents Use The Silent Treatment?

Having received the silent treatment from my own parents and family members at various times in my life, and knowing the pain and devastation it causes, I started to wonder 'Why do parents give their children the silent treatment?' So I did some research, including talking to my clients and surveying over 40 people, and … Continue reading Why Do Toxic Parents Use The Silent Treatment?

Learn About Narcissists and Narcissistic Abuse

  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? Hi I'm Mel, I am a counsellor in Littlehampton and I specialise in helping my clients identify and recover from toxic relationships and narcissistic abuse. I've written this blog … Continue reading Learn About Narcissists and Narcissistic Abuse

How To Know The Difference Between A Healthy And An Unhealthy Relationship

Relationships are so important, and there will always be ups and downs, but what is the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy relationship? I would love to take a moment to teach you. A toxic relationship doesn't just occur within a romantic relationship. In fact a toxic relationship can be between friends, relatives, parents … Continue reading How To Know The Difference Between A Healthy And An Unhealthy Relationship