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Episode 24 - Rejection

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Episode 24 - Rejection
In this episode, I talk about the feeling of rejection, how it can cripple us and leave us feeling like a failure. I also mention the film 50 first dates, and if your listening on anchor, I play out with a little bit of Bronski Beat. Here’s the link from the great TED article on rejection Why not check out my other podcasts or blogs on
May 27, 2019
Episode 23 - What is Counselling?
In this episode we look at what is counselling, different types of counselling and what a person can expect when they first go to see a counsellor, for more info visit my website
May 6, 2019
Episode 22 - Anger
CONTENT WARNING - In this episode we look at anger and the impact this can have on other as well as the individual, So be mindful as there may be distressing content Some useful websites for you to look at
April 21, 2019
Ep 21 - Nostalgianauts
In this episode we look at the past, relationships and connections and how they shape and impact on our lives through connections both frayed and repaired.
April 11, 2019
Episode 20 - looking at depression
CONTENT WARNING - In this episode we look at depression including signs and symptoms and where to access help and support. Some useful websites. telephone 116 113 please check out for some free online ESSENTIAL training
March 31, 2019
Episode 19 - worry and anxiety
This weeks episode looks at anxiety, particularly the difference between anxiety and worry. Talking about anxiety is important, as it helps break down some of the more irrational thinking. Here’s the show links…ous-the-12-steps/ Don’t forget to email me with questions or feedback and thankyou for the outplay song, ‘anxious’ by the housemartins.
March 24, 2019
Episode 18 - Grief and Loss
CONTENT WARNING - In this episode Paul explored grief and loss drawing on his own experiences. Looking at models of grief and loss and exploring some of the emotional struggles it brings. For further support and information, please follow the links. If you have any questions or suggestions please email me
March 17, 2019
episode 17 ~ ADHD
In this episode, Paul looks at ADHD
March 10, 2019
Episode 16 - about addiction.
A very personal episode this week, please be aware of potentially distressing content.
March 2, 2019
Episode 15, lets Be ACTIVE
In this episode we look at the 5th way to wellbeing, Be Active and remember the film Rocky. As an added reminder, check out the app and as always, you can read more on my website
February 24, 2019
Episode 14 - 5 ways to wellbeing- GIVE
In this episode I talk about the benefits of giving your time to others and how it can help your wellbeing and also I take a look at the film ‘Pay It Forward’ as well as the work of a Thirsk Charity Holyrood House, check the links for more information on these areas.
February 17, 2019
Episode 13 - Five Ways To Wellbeing- Keep Learning
Today we talk about Keep Learning and look at how that can improve mental health and well-being, links to check out
February 10, 2019
Episode 12
Take notice. Looking at the 5ways to wellbeing check out more blogs on my website Have a mentally healthy day.
February 3, 2019
Episode 11 - 5 ways to wellbeing- CONNECT
In this episode Paul looks at the 5 ways to wellbeing and how important it is to look after our wellbeing by looking at one of the ways, CONNECT, Find out more about the 5 ways and check out
January 27, 2019
Episode 10
latest episode looking at counselling, angling and a wonderful book.
January 20, 2019
Episode 9
Last part of A Gentle Awakening chapter 5- Beginning to move forward. Email me any questions at or tweet @t_counselling
January 13, 2019
Episode 8
I’ve played with the format in this look at chapter 4 of A Gentle Awakening. And I mention the new novel by Delvin Nelson ‘The Devil Egg’ The Devil Egg
January 5, 2019
EPISODE 7 A Gentle Awakening chapter 3 - LOOK
In this episode I talk about the third part of A Gentle Awakening where we LOOK and see. You can email me at or @t_counselling
December 30, 2018
EPISODE 6. A Gentle Awakening chapter 2 - OPEN
Second chapter from the ebook A GENTLE AWAKENING by PJ CULLEN available on Amazon or as a series of blogs on my website
December 24, 2018
A Gentle Awakening- Start
Episode 5 is the first chapter in my ebook A Gentle Awakening, it’s talks about how we begin the process of change and you can read more on
December 15, 2018
Look back don’t stare: episode 4
Looking at the past and about how it can define you. Check out previous blogs at
December 2, 2018
Overthinkers Anonymous episode 3
A reading from my blog about overthinking available to read at
November 30, 2018
It’s a wonderful life, a person centred perspective
Blog about the therapeutic undertones of this Frank Capra classic. Read at
November 28, 2018
Piscatorial Therapy. An excerpt.
This first episode talks about my ebook Piscatorial Therapy by PJ Cullen, an ebook that will be available on Amazon.
November 27, 2018
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