Sons of Narcissistic Mothers

  Narcissists have been in the news lately because every amateur and professional psychologist describes Donald J Trump, the new President of the USA, as one. But what is a Narcissist? According to the Mayo Clinic,   “Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental...

Management Without The Mask

Management and leadership have various different models and styles we can adopt. We might struggle with the balance between concern for results and concern for team members. We can be coercive or cooperative in how we work with the people in our team. Wearing a...

Do Men Need Better Maps?

Many of my clients are men who have lost their direction in some aspect of their lives. A crisis in career, breakdown of a relationship, or a more general sense of dissatisfaction with the direction of their lives, has prompted them to seek support to explore their...

Being On The Receiving End Of Poor Management.

For the last two decades I have worked with Employee Assistance Programmes as a psychotherapist. An EAP offers support to employees of large companies in the form of legal helplines, financial advice, personal support and sometimes as face-to-face counselling. That’s...

Sink or Swim

According to Forbes magazine, 46% of all new hires leave their posts within 18 months. The vast majority of these appointment failures are because the candidates lack the soft skills to perform rather than the job-specific skills. If you thought that this was an...