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Walking Talk Therapy for Mental Health in English in Stockholm

Walking Talk Therapy for Mental Health in English in Stockholm

The advantages of counselling and therapy shouldn’t just be psychological. Walking while talking is a new approach to talk therapy that benefits the body as well as the mind. As a therapist who personally enjoys exercise and the positive effects of movement, I was not surprised when I read in the Sydney Morning Herald aboutRead more about Walking Talk Therapy for Mental Health in English in Stockholm[…]

Can Depression that Started in Sweden be Treated with Exercise?

Can Depression that Started in Sweden be Treated with Exercise?

Improvement to mood is one of the most obvious effects of exercise. But can exercise actually be used as a treatment for depression? An article recently featured in the Stockholm daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter says it can.  Jill Taube, a Swedish psychiatrist, has written a book about how exercise can help to cure mental illness.Read more about Can Depression that Started in Sweden be Treated with Exercise?[…]

Therapy for Winter Depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in Stockholm

Therapy for Winter Depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in Stockholm

Depression? Seasonal Affective Disorder? The cold and darkness of Sweden at the end of the year is one of the hardest issues for expats. For those of us from relatively warm countries (take note Aussies and South Africans) and others who have never lived this far north, the Swedish climate can be a real shock.Read more about Therapy for Winter Depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in Stockholm[…]

Mental Health in Sweden: Normal Behaviour Becoming Harder to Achieve

Mental Health in Sweden: Normal Behaviour Becoming Harder to Achieve

Is psychological disability in Sweden really stopping so many from working? (Update from June 2013: This post is actually about the pathologising of human experience: how more and more people are being labelled as ‘disordered’ or ‘deficient’ by the psychiatric profession in Sweden and the expectation that individuals fit with certain norms of behaviour. SomeRead more about Mental Health in Sweden: Normal Behaviour Becoming Harder to Achieve[…]

3 Advantages of Counselling in English in Stockholm

3 Advantages of Counselling in English in Stockholm

Anyone trying to find an English speaking therapist in Stockholm has a story why he or she moved to Sweden. When people email or call me about my therapy services they often want help with couples counselling, family difficulties or work issues and career direction.   Counsellors working with expats in Stockholm know living inRead more about 3 Advantages of Counselling in English in Stockholm[…]