12 Mar
What is Panic Disorder

What is Panic Disorder?

Panic disorder is characterised by recurrent panic attacks, in addition to feelings of apprehensiveness with regards to the occurrence of future panic attacks. People who suffer from panic attacks normally experience sudden and intense feelings of fear, terror or apprehension, without the presence of actual danger. Panic disorder is a… Read more »

07 Mar
How to Support Someone with Anxiety

How to Support Someone with Anxiety

When someone constantly has a feeling of fear or nervousness and this feeling becomes excessive, difficult to control and interferes with daily life, that person may be suffering from an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders affect several million adults in the U.S, making it the most common mental health condition. Anxiety… Read more »

05 Feb
What is Post-natal Anxiety

What is Post-natal Anxiety?

The way you feel in the first few weeks after having your baby may be influenced by the baby blues, which are experienced to some degree by the majority of new mums. The baby blues often occur in the first week or so after birth, where you can feel overwhelmed… Read more »

21 Dec
What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive compulsive disorder, commonly referred to as ‘OCD’, refers to repetitive, intrusive and unwanted fears and thoughts (obsessions), as well as repetitive mental or physical actions and routines (compulsions) in an attempt to relieve the relevant thoughts and anxiety. When suffering from OCD, the need to repeat certain actions over… Read more »

30 Nov
What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is referred to as intense anxiety, stress and fear following experiencing or witnessing a traumatic (e.g. extremely violent and/or life-threatening) event. In some cases, the trauma may have occurred recently, and in other instances, it may have occurred long ago. Depending on the situation, the trauma… Read more »