@2019 by JourneyMate Counselling

March 7, 2019

If you are experiencing these:

  • heart racing

  • sweating

  • difficulty to breath

  • skin crawling

  • pain in the body-chest, heart, back, shoulder, stomach etc

  • disoriented with the environment

  • drawn in your overwhelming thoughts and feelings 

  • ...

December 20, 2018

It is not uncommon that you feel a bit nervous when you first start to have counselling. If you never had counselling before, you may wonder things such as: what am I going to talk about, where shall I start, what is expected from me in a session, how the counsellor is...

October 27, 2018

There are now over 66.2 million expats worldwide, and this is set to reach 87.5million by 2021. While lots of people envy the life of expats, an expat life can often be stressful and lead to a deep sense of loss. Research shows that expats are 2.5 times more likely to...

September 6, 2018

Different theories have different ways to explain how anxiety work. One of my favorite theory-Cognitive behavior therapy focus a lot on the content of thoughts and the architecture of it. Today I'd like to share some readings that I found useful to understand the mecha...

July 19, 2018

心理咨询需要你投入大量的时间,金钱和精力,所以谨慎选择你的咨询师绝对是必要的。你可以从接受过心理咨询的家人或朋友那里,也可以从你学校的老师,你的家庭医生,或是任何一个你信任的人那里,了解一些可供选择的人选,当然,你还可以谷歌或是百度,或是使用专业的心理咨询平台网站。无论是哪种情况,我都会建议你在最后决定由谁来成为你的咨询师之前做一番调查和了解,便于选出最适合你的那一位。你可以认真阅读一下这些潜在咨询师的(网上)资料,或是直接通过邮件和电话进行询问,再或者直接约见一次会谈。很多咨询师会将第一次会谈作为一次彼此认识和交流的机会,留给你充...

July 10, 2018

Therapy involves a large commitment of time, money, and energy, so you may want to be very careful about the therapist you select. You may obtain names of therapists from family members or friends who have been in therapy, teachers at school, your GP or family doctor,...

June 7, 2018

Having a session online is different to, but not inferior to face-to-face therapy. Many clients, in fact, came with doubts but ended up with very positive experience.

Researches have shown that online counselling works as effectively as therapy in person, while in prac...

April 30, 2018

The relationship you have with your counsellor is different than other relationships. You will be sharing sensitive, personal, and private information with your counsellor, but you will not know as much about them. This can be difficult sometimes, but as a professional...

April 1, 2018

For the moment, I use either Skype or VSee for remote work. They both work well but have slight differences regarding to privacy and convenience. I wrote the main comparison here for your reference and you are free to choose the one that you feel more comfortable to us...

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