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Can AI delivered therapy work?

Can AI delivered therapy work?

People seek therapy because they need to be nourished. Good therapy, like good food, provides that satisfying nourishment and deep sense of well-being. But personal therapy, like good wholesome food, doesn’t come cheap. As cheap, easily accessible fast food meets a...

Fear of flying and how to overcome it

Fear of flying and how to overcome it

Do you have a fear of flying? Is this preventing you from taking a trip abroad? Visiting places you’ve always dreamed of?  Seeing loved ones as often as you’d like? Holding you back in work at a global company? Pteromerhanophobia (or aerophobia) is a common fear...

Silence speaks volumes

Silence speaks volumes

Sitting in awkward silence with a total stranger. Does this image put you off therapy? As in any relationship with others, silence is a key part of what happens in therapy. But rest assured, it’s not really used at the start. Silence can amplify anxiety, and lots of...

How to get the most out of online therapy

How to get the most out of online therapy

You’ve opted for online therapy. Maybe it’s more convenient? Perhaps it feels safer? Either way, of course, you want to get the most out of it. Invest a little time and thought into these simple tips, and I promise you will reap the benefits.