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Are you in a toxic or in an abusive relationship?

Toxic or abusive relationships can be found in any relationship. The most common one is in a romantic relationship. One of the parties tends to control and manipulate the other in many ways, for example, financially, emotionally and psychologically. However, this kind of behaviour is also seen in friendships, in family members as well as [...]

Are you in a toxic or in an abusive relationship?2024-03-06T06:35:36+00:00

Are you a parent or a carer of someone with special needs?

Not only people with special needs require professional help to deal with their emotional needs, their behavioral difficulties or any cognitive impairment that affects their life; but also, parents or carers require psychological support for their own needs as well. Parents and carers have the responsibility to look after their loved ones every day, [...]

Are you a parent or a carer of someone with special needs?2024-03-06T06:39:08+00:00


  As you know, there are no perfect relationships. Relationships—and I am talking about any kind of relationship, such as friendships, family relationships, work-colleague relationships, and romantic ones—have ups and downs. However, a prevalent statement we hear in individual and couple therapy is my clients' complaints about not feeling their partner's/wife's/husband's priority. This means [...]


I am not crazy, I do not need help

Usually, when someone suggests somebody else to see a Psychologist, an automatic reaction is to say, “Why? I am not crazy”. Other typical comments that I have heard directly and indirectly when people talk about the possibility of seeing a Psychologist are: “What is the point of talking to a Psychologist if she/he will [...]

I am not crazy, I do not need help2024-03-06T06:44:44+00:00

How do I know if I need therapy?

Sometimes, we can experience a wide range of negative emotions, such as not feeling understood or validated, loved, wanted, or accepted by our parents, partners, loved ones, work colleagues, or friends. We can also feel lost, confused, or insecure about what we want in our lives. We can feel these ways to any point [...]

How do I know if I need therapy?2024-03-06T06:48:23+00:00

What to expect in therapy with us?

We offer an empathetic and nonjudgmental environment where you will feel safe revealing feelings or actions that have led to stress, sadness, shame, or tension in your life. We assist every person with professionalism, dignity, and respect. In our sessions, we invite you to speak about what is happening in your life, what things [...]

What to expect in therapy with us?2024-03-06T06:50:33+00:00
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