5 Permissions for Self-Care

Why Self-Care? Many of us have taken on board messages in our lifetime that tell us that taking care of our own needs is selfish and lazy. This informs our own inner-critic who can be harsh. We will often mentally beat ourselves up for things like: not getting enough done, not being like others, saying… Continue reading 5 Permissions for Self-Care

6 Ways in Which TA Psychotherapy Will Help You

What is Transactional Analysis? (TA) Transactional Analysis is a theory of personality and a system for personal growth and change. (UKATA). Its founder, Eric Berne, developed this school of psychotherapy during the 50s and 60s, and many theorists have made contributions over the decades, helping it to develop and evolve over time. Philosophy of TA… Continue reading 6 Ways in Which TA Psychotherapy Will Help You

Getting Through January

As we approach mid-month, here at Essence Therapy Centre, we've been discussing our thoughts about the month of January. Some kick off the New Year by kitting themselves out in lycra and joining the gym, then stopping off to bulk-buy tonnes of fresh produce for juicing on the way home, ready for that 'detox'. Experts… Continue reading Getting Through January