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  • The Benefits of Yoga and Relaxation (by Stefanie Ringuet, Psychologist)   Yoga represents a body of practices with an ancient history originally derived from the Indus – Sarasvati civilisation in Northern India over 5,000 years ago. In Sanskrit, the word yoga derives from yug meaning to yoke, referring to the discipline of aligning the mind and body for spiritual goals. Yoga has been

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    Stress is the experience of feeling overwhelmed and tense about a situation or event we perceive to be too difficult. It is an imbalance between environmental demands and our coping resources and it can have significant implications on our physical and emotional wellbeing. There are two different kinds of stress; acute stress and chronic stress.  Acute stress is typically short in duration

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    (by Dr Jessica Brands, Director & Clinical Psychologist) Therapy can be a very intense thing to undertake, full of highs as well as challenging points. Change is hard, and humans are inclined to stay the same and return to a state of ‘homeostasis’ even if this state is maladaptive. Everyone will be in a different stage of change when it comes to undertaking therapy to change their

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