• JMC Psychotherapy celebrates ground-breaking qualification

    In May 18, 2017
    Local psychotherapist, Josephine Cropper, is celebrating this week after becoming only the fifth psychotherapist in the UK to be awarded a TRE® qualification; the ground-breaking treatment for stress, anxiety...
  • How to Lose weight- the real issues

    In January 23, 2015
    Why oh why am I not losing weight?  This is a peek into a few minutes of therapy between myself and someone called Sol. Josephine: First of all it’s...
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff!

    In January 2, 2015
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    Jim, by the urn in the staffroom, looked sad. “ Are you OK?”. “Not bad” he replied. “Just one or two trivial matters on my mind. Isn’t it surprising how...
  • Perseverance

    In June 30, 2014
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    I was talking to a writing colleague recently “sometimes I feel inspired and write a lot, but on other occasions I find myself sitting there, pen in hand, staring...
  • Relationships

    In April 30, 2014
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    What’s the secret behind forming, keeping and nurturing good relationships. It might be hard work-but this would hardly be a secret. Hard work is the key to success in...
  • Stress

    In October 29, 2013
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    What can provoke heart disease and its potentially fatal consequence? Smoking, poor diet, excessive drinking and a lack of exercise are obvious causes. To these physical issues we can...
  • Depression

    In October 14, 2013
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    Depression is no respecter of status or fame. You might be surprised at how it chooses its victims. Catherine Zeta Jones and Sheryl Crow have battled depression. Depression curtailed...
  • Emotional side of a new business

    In September 19, 2013
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    Starting a new business is exciting. Friends and relations wish you well, and you’re feeling on the up. You finally make a decision about a business name and you...
  • Co-dependency

    In September 2, 2013
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  • Eating issues

    In August 14, 2013
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    You’ve tried all the diets. Nothing works, and you strongly suspect that there’s something more going on. You ask yourself whether perhaps there’s something physically wrong – after all,...
  • Debt addiction

    In July 26, 2013
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    Why and how do we get into debt “without noticing”? Online buying is without doubt a contributory factor. Online buying is often a way of making us feel good...
  • The lost art of forgiveness

    In June 11, 2013
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    Even if we recognise the need to forgive, sometimes we are tempted to say that it’s too hard; after all, we’re not saints. We are told in Ephesians 4.31...