While it can be considered to be one of the best investments of your life, seeing a therapist can also seem like a luxury you just can’t afford. However, there are many options for affordable counselling. Here I’ll outline the general rates for therapy, and what you are paying for. As with all professions, the…
Month: October 2015
How Aunts and Uncles can contribute to the lives of Parents & Children
As requested by children’s book author and aunt @Avrilfrances, here is an interview with Psychologist and Professor Robert Milardo on the importance of extended family in a child’s life, in particular, Aunts and Uncles. http://www.openeducation.net/2010/02/15/the-importance-of-extended-family-aunts-and-uncles/
Full thesis on Abortion and Mental Health
Here’s the full thesis, copy and pasted from word and excel – I’m not sure how to format it properly on wordpress so it may be tricky to read in parts! “It’s amazing what women will put themselves through”. An exploration of Irish women’s abortion experiences from the viewpoint of their reproductive health counsellors. Thesis…
Irish Abortion legislation and Mental Health
The mental wellbeing of women who have abortions has long been used as a topic in the debate of whether or not to legislate for abortion, and has, at times, been used as tactic for warning people against abortion. But what does the research actually say? This was becoming the world’s longest blog post, as…
Aversion to Therapy: Why Won’t Men Get Help?
Research shows that men benefit from talk therapy just as much, if not more, than women. Yet most men still won’t go.
The Irish Mammy (Issues)
Ahhhhhh, the Irish Mammy. Sure you couldn’t say a bad word about her. Could you?