Blog

What is anxiety

Anxiety is used to describe feelings of worry, fear and unease. Typically, it incorporates both the emotional and physical sensations we experience when worried or nervous. Anxiety is related to the ‘fight or flight’ response and, while unpleasant, this is a normal reaction when our body perceives a threat. Anxiety can make you imagine things…

Continue Reading

Therapist near me for depression

Are you based in the Preston area? The team at Preston Counselling Associates offer various therapies for depression. Our depression psychotherapy sessions will be personalised to you. We will develop a treatment plan that will enable you to develop techniques which will help you cope with everyday situations. There are many symptoms or signs that…

Continue Reading

Find a counsellor

Find a counsellor near you Preston Counselling Associates are an experienced team of associate counsellors that offer a wide range of counselling services. We are all individually registered and/or accredited by British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Your local counsellors Our team includes:- Cheryl – Registered Member 31831 Sam – Registered Member 226039 Linda…

Continue Reading

Winter Depression

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes known as “winter depression” because the symptoms are usually more apparent and more severe during the winter.

Continue Reading

What are the signs of depression?

There are many signs and symptoms of depression, but everyone’s experience will vary. Some common signs and symptoms of depression include:- How you might feel:- empty and numb isolated and unable to relate to other people finding no pleasure in life finding no please in things you used to enjoy no / low self-confidence or…

Continue Reading

Counselling services near me

Are you looking for a local counsellor? When you’re searching for a counsellor you’ll want to know the person you see is fully qualified, experienced and registered with the appropriate organisations. Here at Preston Counselling Associates, Cheryl and her team are all individually registered and/or accredited by BACP – view the team here. Founded in…

Continue Reading

Counselling for children

Most of us are familiar with the idea of counselling – talking to a professional with the aim of enhancing your wellbeing – but how does it apply to children, particularly those who might be too young to be able to easily put their feelings into words? Our local counselling services offers children and young…

Continue Reading

What is counselling?

As the largest professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy in the UK, the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, provide this definition: ‘Counselling and psychotherapy are umbrella terms that cover a range of talking therapies.  They are delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a long or short term to help them bring…

Continue Reading