Understanding Narcissistic, Borderline, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders
There are several reasons why people may be curious about what personality disorders really are. One of the reasons may be an interest in psychology in general; to understand others better or to understand one’s own symptoms. Personality disorders are often portrayed in the media in TV shows, movies or books. Unfortunately, stigma can be […]
Psychology vs Psychotherapy: what are the key differences?
A common question people ask is what's the difference between a psychologist and a psychotherapist. In this brief blog, I will outline the main differences that come to my mind. Psychotherapy and psychology are two related but distinct fields within the broader mental health discipline. Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, thoughts, and […]
Should I give Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy a try?
Here is a brief introduction to what psychoanalytic psychotherapy is and who it may help. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a type of talking therapy that aims to help people understand their unconscious processes (thoughts, behaviours etc), as well as the root causes of their emotional and psychological difficulties. It was developed by Sigmund Freud in the […]
Dream a Little Dream
Dreams may seem strange and irrational. They may carry so much meaning that we often feel the need to describe our dreams to other people at length. The question is: What are dreams for? Some perceive them as simply images created by the mind in sleep, some try to find deeper, hidden meaning in them. […]

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