As a result of COVID-19 and physical distancing measures, many people are now using telehealth or video conferencing to see their psychologist. As a practice that has offered online therapy for some time we have learnt a few things along the way which the team at Stirling Connections wanted to share. There are also a number…

The negative impacts of childhood anxiety on adolescent and adult mental health have been studied by numerous researchers. Many child and adolescent therapists agree that childhood anxiety, if not treated, negatively impacts individuals later on in life. We have heard from many of our teenage clients that they used to feel this way [anxious, stressed,…

Finding the right therapist for your child can become a challenge for many parents! There are many therapists out there whose profiles indicate they work with all age groups, including children. Making sure that their therapeutic approach and interventions would be a good fit for your child’s needs can take a long time. Before choosing…

A therapist’s view on mental health As we navigate through our world, there are times of smooth sailing and times of choppy waters that make it difficult to stay on course. Its important however to build certain routines into your daily living. The healthier we are, the more it’ll take to knock us down. In…

Stress Reduction As a person perpetuates stress and continues to endure excessive tension, he or she may experience an escalating frenzy or become a candidate for stress-related illness. While certain types of stress can be good for you, stress that begins to debilitate or produce depression is completely undesirable. When this happens, it is a…

One of the most common reasons people visit a hypnotherapist is to overcome fears or phobias. Fears are a natural part of life. Everyone fears something such as being robbed or being hurt in an accident. This type of fear is not necessarily bad; as it may prompt someone to take precautions such as locking…

One of the most common requests we have as hypnotherapists is for assistance with sleep disorders or insomnia. There are so many effective and efficient ways in which to overcome these types of problems through hypnosis that success can be as easy as inducing the hypnotic state and delivering your favourite suggestions for healthy, rejuvenating…

As we all know, puberty is a very stressful time. It’s a time of change in multiple facets of adolescent lives: physiological, physical, psychological and social as well. It takes some time to get used to all the turmoil. Some of the most shocking physical changes are the growth spurts, new growth of hair and…

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