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Laura Sollis

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Some Tips When Considering Online or Phone Counselling

Since the start of Covid 19, many counsellors have transferred to online or telephone consultations. Whilst some are slowly going back to seeing clients face to face, it would certainly seem that remote therapy is here to stay and might well play a bigger role in the future. Local counsellor Laura Sollis suggests some questions to ask when considering remote counselling.
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How Effective Listening Can Reduce Back To School Anxiety

As children return to school after a six month break, some may be feeling quite anxious. While some young people will welcome the return of the school routine, others will be finding the social and academic pressures very difficult. In her latest blog, counsellor Laura Sollis suggests the best way to help a child with school anxiety could simply be to listen.
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Five Clues You May Be Dealing With Passive Aggressive Behaviour

Our relationships with others can be supportive and rewarding. But some can be the opposite. Counsellor Laura Sollis explains how to recognise passive aggressive behaviour and how we should deal with it.
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Understanding The Flight or Fight Response

Throughout the lockdown counsellor Laura Sollis has been reflecting on the effects on people's mental wellbeing, especially those with social anxiety. Here she explains the flight or fight response that can help us deal with threatening situations, but can also become a curse.
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How to Create a Journal That Works For You

Writing a journal can be a rewarding and inspiring experience, offering all sorts of benefits. Counsellor Laura Sollis gives some tips on how to get started.
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Seven ways to reduce stress during lockdown.

Seven ways to reduce stress during lockdown.