Below you will find all the blogs and news from Collaborative Counselling.

Dealing with Mistakes and Failure – the OMG Approach

Own it, Move on from it, Grow from it 


We all make mistakes, it is part of being human and essential to our growth. Whether at work/school or within our personal lives we sometimes stumble and get things wrong. And that is fine. So why whenever we fail at something do we feel disappointment or even shame? Why do we react defensively, desperate to deny any responsibility? We need to change our mindset if we want healthy, positive relationships with ourselves and those around us – we need the OMG approach.

Back to School Blues

Don’t worry, instead prepare. As the end of the summer holidays draws ever nearer many students (and teachers!) will be feeling a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Whether starting a new year group or a new school entirely it’s normal to feel apprehensive about new things.

How to Deal with Negative People

Why do we value the opinion of others over our own? No-one understands your values and what is in your heart more than you and yet a negative opinion can fill you full of self doubt and question your very being.

Trying to Fix a Damaged Relationship?
Give Choice Theory a Go…

William Glasser, the world-renowned psychiatrist and founder of Reality Therapy and Choice Theory concluded that most mental health issues stem from a relationship no longer going well.

How to Alleviate your Stress and Anxiety

A certain amount of stress and anxiety is normal. It kept early man alive and now it drives us to prepare and perform. All animals and humans are designed to live in an immediate return environment.