Like a school of fish

One of the interesting tricks that our minds play on us is their tendency to make certain experiences into “things”. Psychologists sometimes call this “reifying”, which means “to make real”. While this is often useful, it can also empower unpleasant feelings and experiences and lead us to struggle with them more

One of the interesting tricks that our minds play on us is their tendency to make certain experiences into “things”. Psychologists sometimes call this “reifying”, which means “to make real”. While this is often useful, it can also empower unpleasant feelings and experiences and lead us to struggle with them more

I have more than 8 years of experience working with acceptance and commitment therapy. After studying psychology at university and completing my masters, I began training as an ACT therapist. After working in the NHS treating those with emotional health issues I decided to start up my own practice in Northampton. I love working with people, helping them to develop skills and ways of thinking that help them live more fulfilling lives.

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