Entries by Blake Boland

Art Psychotherapy

Art Psychotherapy Art Psychotherapy is a relatively recent development. Here at Bath Avenue, we are delighted to be able to offer it as a service. The therapeutic effects of making art have long been known. Recently, it is being used by qualified psychotherapists to help individuals with the issues that they are facing in their […]

Self Esteem – Part 2

Self-Esteem – Part 2 Identity and Belonging In the last blog (Self-Esteem) we looked at what self-esteem is and how to recognise it in yourself and those around you. Today in Self-Esteem – Part 2, we begin to look at nurturing a healthy self-esteem in yourself and your children.

Self Esteem

Self-Esteem Signs of healthy and unhealthy Self-Esteem A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself – Alexandre Dumas This is the first post in a series looking at healthy and unhealthy self-esteem. This time, we are considering what self-esteem is […]

Back to School

Back to school One of the busiest times of the year for parents in Ireland is in full swing now, getting the kids back to school. The holiday in Spain seems like a distant memory, and the evenings are starting to close in. Our thoughts have turned to traffic jams, school uniforms, the book-list handed […]

Stopping negative thoughts in their tracks

Stopping Negative Thoughts in their Tracks   Negative thoughts can contribute to anxiety, stress and depression as well as a host of other issues. If not dealt with, they can fester in the mind and exacerbate the various difficulties in our daily lives. The vast majority of us have had them at some stage. They […]