Articles Index

The page is to help you find an article on a specific topic. The blue text links directly to the article. This list will regularly grow. If you would like to see an article on a particular topic, please contact Ian: contact@ianpittawaytherapy.uk

Anger
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Anniversaries
Endings and beginnings: those difficult times of year

Anti-depressants
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Ambivalent attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment

Attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 1/4: avoidant or dismissive attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 4/4: secure and earned secure attachment

Avoidant attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 1/4: avoidant or dismissive attachment

Bereavement
Endings and beginnings: those difficult times of year
Letting go and grieving well

Co-dependence, co-dependency
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment

Counselling – is it for me?
Is counselling or psychotherapy for me?
Hope in the therapy room

Couple counselling
What is this thing called love?

Couples in (mis)communication

Denial
Letting go and grieving well

Depression
Letting go and grieving well
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Dismissive attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 1/4: avoidant or dismissive attachment

Disorganised attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment

Earned secure attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 4/4: secure and earned secure attachment

Emotions
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Endings
Endings and beginnings: those difficult times of year
Letting go and grieving well

Expectations
Seeing what we expect to see: the magic lamp and the circle of trauma

Fear
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Fearful attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment

Feelings
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Fury
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Grief
Letting go and grieving well
Endings and beginnings: those difficult times of year

Happiness
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Hope
Hope in the therapy room

Love
What is this thing called love?
Couples in (mis)communication
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 1/4: avoidant or dismissive attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 4/4: secure and earned secure attachment

Mind and body
Psychosomatic symptoms: are they all in the mind?
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Preoccupied attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment

Post traumatic stress
Psychosomatic symptoms: are they all in the mind?
Seeing what we expect to see: the magic lamp and the circle of trauma

Psychosomatic symptoms
Psychosomatic symptoms: are they all in the mind?

Psychotherapy – is it for me?
Is counselling or psychotherapy for me?
Hope in the therapy room

Rage
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Relationships
Endings and beginnings: those difficult times of year
What is this thing called love?
Couples in (mis)communication
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 1/4: avoidant or dismissive attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 2/4: ambivalent or preoccupied attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 4/4: secure and earned secure attachment

Sadness
Emotions: why they’re all useful, and the cycle of problems when emotions are blocked

Secure attachment
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 4/4: secure and earned secure attachment

Therapy – is it for me?
Is counselling or psychotherapy for me?
Hope in the therapy room

Trauma
Psychosomatic symptoms: are they all in the mind?
Seeing what we expect to see: the magic lamp and the circle of trauma
Love, attachment and intimacy. Part 3/4: disorganised or fearful attachment