Moments with Michele

Please help us with our child!

Please help us with our child!

Barry and Alison were a couple that checked all the 'good parent' boxes. They spent time with their children, lived a healthy lifestyle, tried to be consistent and loved their children dearly. Their daughter, Gail, thrived on their parenting. Yet their 9-year old son, Brent, was going from bad to worse - and no-one seemed to be able to explain why! Read how Michele helped these parents with their son's conduct and mood problems.

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Depression: It can creep up on you or arrive with a bang!

Depression: It can creep up on you or arrive with a bang!

I could hardly believe this was the same woman who sat with me last month. Diane's usually cheerful face was haggard. There were dark circles under her eyes & her hair was untidy. Her clothes looked as though she had slept in them. She looked exhausted! What could have happened to bring on such a sudden change? 

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Sleep deprivation? Insomnia? What are the health risks of chronic lack of sleep?

Sleep deprivation? Insomnia? What are the health risks of chronic lack of sleep?

Lack of sleep is a common problem. I see it in clients with depression, stress and anxiety, as well as those who are too 'busy' to get a decent night's sleep. Apart from exhaustion, do you know that there are also some serious health risks attached to chronic lack of sleep?

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How to Build Your Child's Self Esteem

How to Build Your Child's Self Esteem

'My son is 8 years old. He says he is dumb and that nobody likes him. He gives up easily and seems to avoid spending time with friends. Once he told me that he would rather be with grandpa, my father, who passed away about a year ago.' These words from one of my clients broke my heart as I imagined this little boy who thought so little of himself! .....

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