Claire’s Column

Shooting straight from the hip every week!

Social Anxiety – The Physical Stuff

I was fourteen when it started… The blushing. The first physical symptom of social anxiety. I say first, but there were probably more. I just…

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SAD and The Power of Comfort!

Why am I struggling to get out of bed? Why am I exhausted by 6pm each day? Why do I feel so low, despite having…

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Harley Therapy – The Real Deal

A while ago, I was talking to my grandma about the therapy I’d been having, and the positive impact it’d had on my life. She listened with…

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EMDR Therapy – what is it?

Since February this year, I’ve been having EMDR therapy… Which sounds much scarier than it is. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing was first developed in…

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Panic Attack Or Heart Attack?

“A panic attack?” I spat at the young nurse, (not literally, it’s an expression… What’s wrong with you)! He nodded and gave me a stack…

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