I am writing this as a concerned health professional with experience of the NHS for over two decades and also as a psychotherapist, with an appreciation of why individuals may behave contrary, to what might be thought of, as against their best interest. My thoughts are my own. I have used the term ‘patient’ reluctantly; […]
Temptation, too hard? So why not enjoy the food that passes your lips, eat less: enjoy more 1. Write down the consequences for you of losing control, eating too much. 2. Look at this constantly and be reminded how good you will feel if you avoid losing control. 3. Find an ally who can motivate […]
I have always associated Christmas with indulgence, especially of food but as I have got older, alcohol too. It seems inevitable that my body, as much as I love and respect it, will become abused and treated with complacency. Why is it that our self control cannot withstand the indulgencies of Christmas? Or perhaps our […]
ABOUT EMMA DUNN
Emma Dunn is a psychotherapist & counsellor in Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire. She treats those with depression, anxiety, stress, unhelpful eating habits & existential angst & also runs a variety of mindfulness courses.