Saturday, December 7, 2019


Karen Rhodes takes a look at homelessness

On Being Alone

Being alone can be something that suits some people very well, a need for isolation in a...

Adjustment Disorder

Adjusting to a new culture and the challenges it can bring up

Mental health Awareness for Children

This blog is not intended to try and force a conversation on children about mental health, and...

Are you an Ambivert?

Whenever I meet a friend of mine I am always struck by how quiet and unassuming she...

The Mind Body Connection

It has long been believed by mental health professionals that there is a strong link between poor...

Fascination for Reality TV

If there was ever a case of shutting the stable door after...

Me and My Shadow

Karen Rhodes takes a look at the shadow side

Helicopter Parents

If I had to confess to something I think I would have to own up to...

Schizophrenia, Shamans and Religious delusions

Schizophrenia, shamans and religious delusions

Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder

Every winter as a child I used to wait in eager anticipation for Spring to arrive with...


Some time ago a small group of teenage schoolgirls had done something that we could never have...

What exactly is PTSD

I asked a friend, ‘what is post traumatic stress disorder?’ She is a fellow therapist and her reply...

Separated at Birth

I have just finished watching ‘Three Identical Strangers’ on Channel 4. (Spoiler alert). It is a documentary...

When will my grief end

Some cultures offer flowers out to the souls of the departed I was asked this question again last...

International Women’s Day

As International Women’s Day approaches on Friday, I find myself reflecting on how far women have come in terms of equality. This...