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?
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?
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?
Read about a typical clients experience of having counselling with me.
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
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