@2019 by JourneyMate Counselling

August 13, 2019

Most people will experience loss at some point in their lives. Grief is a reaction to any form of loss. Bereavement is a type of grief involving the death of a loved one. 

Bereavement and grief encompass a range of feelings from deep sadnes...

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 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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