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Are you in a toxic or in an abusive relationship?

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

Are you in a toxic or in an abusive relationship?2021-06-14T06:45:37+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, supporting [...]

Are you a parent or a carer of someone with special needs?2019-03-19T10:18:03+00:00


As you know, there are not perfect relationships whatsoever. 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 very common statement that we hear both in individual and in couple therapy is the complaint from my clients [...]


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 to see a Psychologist are: “What is the point to talk to a Psychologist if she/he will not [...]

I am not crazy, I do not need help2018-11-29T11:24:23+00:00

How do I know if I need therapy?

Sometimes in our life, 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. Also, we can feel lost, confused or insecure about what we want in our life. We can feel in these ways [...]

How do I know if I need therapy?2019-03-18T13:02:25+00:00

What to expect in therapy with us?

We offer an empathetic and nonjudgmental environment where you will feel safe in 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?2021-06-14T06:43:52+00:00