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Understanding The Problems In Your Relationship

As human beings, we all have the need to feel loved and cared for, and to feel our bond with significant others is safe and secure from cradle to grave. During childhood and adolescence, when these needs aren’t met by our parent(s) whose love we need the most, we start to feel we’re unlovable or defective in some way and the bond feels threatened. When we feel threatened, adrenaline pumps around our body so we can fight, flight or freeze as a protective mechanism to keep us safe. Some fight […]...

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5 Effective Ways To Deal With Relationship Problems

How to Deal with Relationship Problems Relationship problems are a part of a normal healthy relationship. It is not having relationship problems that distinguishes relationships that work from those that don’t but how the problems are dealt with. The Clinical Psychologists and Counselling Psychologists at The British CBT & Counselling Service have not only helped many couples to resolve their current relationship problems but equipped them with the skills to deal with those that have yet to occur so future proofing the relationship and guaranteeing the couple a happy and […]...

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I Can’t Make Friends

by Dr Emma Gray - 27th January, 2014

Dear Dr Gray, I try so hard to get people to like me, I am always bending over backwards to help people, trying to do things for them, I even try to anticipate want people want so that they don’t even have to ask for it. Despite all this I don’t really have any friends and I am so lonely maybe even depressed. What am I doing wrong?. Hannah (Clapham, London) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Hannah, I am wondering how you feel about yourself? Whether you believe that you are […]...

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Dear Dr Gray , I think my husband and I need marriage counselling but I think if I suggest it he will just say no. I have had therapy (CBT I think) in the past for depression and found it really useful but he thinks that we shouldn’t talk to strangers about our problems. Annabel (Marylebone) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Annabel, When people come to see a therapist for marriage counselling it is usual for one member of the partnership to be much keener on the idea than the other, so […]...

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