The Christmas Days

ON THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS . . .
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The Value of Humour

WHAT DO YOU DEDUCE WATSON?
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Myths and Facts about Sex Offenders

Sexual offending evokes strong public perception, especially when victims are children
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Psychological defences

Defence, according to the Concise Oxford Dictionary, is defined as defending from, or resistance against, attack.
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Compulsive shopping

“I’m addicted to shopping.” We’ve heard many people say this, often with a mix of pride and embarrassment.
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Get started on your goal now!

Sometimes clients tell me that they’re going to address a goal such as being happy, getting on with a job, or making a change at some time in the future
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Taking threats seriously

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.
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Distorted Thinking

Dysfunctional or distorted thinking is fundamental to our brain’s activity and distorted thinking makes up the nuts and bolts of cognitive therapies
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Adolescent Alcohol and Parenting

Most parents experience concern and anxiety when their children and their peers start to drink alcohol.
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Bereavement, Grief, and Mourning

When someone I love dies, I am bereaved. The natural human response to being bereaved is grief. Grief involves not only emotions, but also has thinking, physical experience, behavioral, social, and spiritual dimensions. And when I am actively coping with, or coming to terms with, the bereavement and my grief response, I mourn
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