Psychologists

Chris Pastor

I am genuinely committed to and passionate about the client-therapist relationship. I strive to create a supportive, caring, and judgement free space for clients to feel empowered and hopeful about their own individual journeys.

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Mary Brennan

I am centered in fostering a safe and non-judgmental practice, empowering the client as the expert in their life narrative. The therapeutic space we create together forms the basis of a secure foundation from which to feel heard, understood, and empowered to transform your life.

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Kim Edwards

I firmly believe that each person is unique, possessing their own set of experiences, challenges, and strengths. I’m dedicated and passionate about understanding your journey in order for you to feel truly seen and heard, and to also provide you with the right tools that work for you.

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Supporting resources

What role do emotions and memory play in ADHD? 

Our ability to control our reactions and manage our emotions can be challenging on any given day, let alone trying to remember everything on our to-do list as well. For those who are neurodivergent, managing how we feel and retain information can be challenging as our main ‘management system’ in charge of memory and emotions may function differently. In this article, we will begin to understand why this may be occurring and explore ways to cope and navigate life’s challenges with a little more ease.

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Embracing Mindfulness to Soothe Anxiety

Mindfulness is a practice of paying attention to the present moment with openness and curiosity. It can help reduce anxiety and depression by breaking the cycle of negative thoughts and emotions, enhancing self-awareness and acceptance, and improving coping skills and resilience. In this article you will learn more about strategies to integrate mindfulness into your life. 

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Understanding Acute Stress  

Acute stress is a heightened stress response following an event that places immediate and unexpected demands on a person’s psychological functioning. Recognising the initial symptoms and discovering strategies to cope with an acute stress reaction can help alleviate these symptoms over time, preventing them from escalating into Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In this article, we will explore how acute stress differs from chronic stress and post-traumatic stress to help you identify and manage an acute stress response.

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Please note: Psychologists primarily use therapy and behavioural interventions to help individuals cope with emotional and psychological issues. They do not prescribe medications.