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Dealing with Anxiety during the lockdown

Anxiety as a factor of Loss during the Covid 19 emergency In the last blog I looked at anger as an element of loss during what is a global trauma. Some people may be reasonably contented at being locked down and feel that safety is the most important consideration at

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Some of the symptoms shown by a young child separated from a parent

Psychiatrists have specific benchmarks in diagnosing the child’s anxiety when they are separated from their parents (called attachment figures in psychological terminology). When three or more of the following criteria (at the time of writing) are present (plus some other conditions) they label it as a ‘disorder’ – 1. Recurrent

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Welcome to my counselling centre in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Thurles is in the centre of Co. Tipperary, and accessible to other counties such as Galway, Offaly, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, and Waterford. I am an experienced counsellor, fully trained EMDR therapist and established writer and researcher. I work from 10.30 am

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