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Seeking Help On the Couch With Helen Farmer & Chasity O'Connell

20 June 2018: In light of the deaths read more

20 June 2018: In light of the deaths of Kate Spade and Antony Bourdain, Helen Farmer is joined in studio by Chasity O’Connell who are looking at how to reach out for help. What prompted you to go to therapy and how might you feel if someone you know and loved decided to see a psychologist or psychiatrist? It's all about the benefits of therapy On The Couch this week. We started the show talking about the psychology of the sports superfan.

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On The Couch: Third Culture Kids

06 June 2018: Talking how to raise your read more

06 June 2018: Talking how to raise your child with a national identity while living an expat, talking Third Culture Kids loosely described as the child of parents who is born and raised away from their parent’s home country.  Helen has some help from Sabine Skaf Clinical Psychologist based at Human Relations Institute and Clinics, HRIC  who will explore all areas of living and raising a family away from home.

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On The Couch: Making and Breaking Friendships

23 May 2018: Chasity O’Connell from Human Relations Institute read more

23 May 2018: Chasity O’Connell from Human Relations Institute & Clinics joins Helen Farmer to talk about friendships - how to make friends, identifying toxic friends, and what to do when things fall apart. 

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On The Couch: Cross-Cultural Relationships

16 May 2018: Love is in the air read more

16 May 2018: Love is in the air and Helen and Dr Thoraiya from Human Relations Institute and Clinics are joined in studio by Nicola, from Yorkshire, and Nabin, from Nepal,  from @LovehasNoBorders who are all talking Cross Cultural Relationships – from the good, the bad, the pros cons and of course any language barriers that may get in the way!  Does it impact your relationship if you’re from one part of the world and your partner is from somewhere else? We’re attempting to deconstruct, reconstruct and work out what it’s all about. 

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On The Couch: Teens, Studying & Exam Stress 25.04.2018

2018 is fast moving into Spring, and for read more

2018 is fast moving into Spring, and for school age children it’s term 3. For the older students that means Exam time. Teenagers and the state of their mental health are rarely out of the headlines – from suffering more anxiety than ever, to social media, the pressure of finding work, and graduating with debt. But academic results aren’t necessarily a predictor of future job success. Have you heard of Redshirting? Have you opted to hold your child back an academic year for their so called academic advantage? It could harm their Emotional Intelligence, which tends to be a better predictor of job success than academic performance. Helen Farmer is joined in studio today by two experts – Chasity O’Conell from Human Relations Institute and Clinics and Sue Atkins, Parenting Expert and coach based in the UK, who are discussing our anxious teens and how to teach them how to cope with the pressures of exam stress.

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On The Couch - Teens, Studying & Exam Stress 25.04.2018

2018 is fast moving into Spring, and for read more

2018 is fast moving into Spring, and for school age children it’s term 3. For the older students that means Exam time. Teenagers and the state of their mental health are rarely out of the headlines – from suffering more anxiety than ever, to social media, the pressure of finding work, and graduating with debt. But academic results aren’t necessarily a predictor of future job success. Have you heard of Redshirting? Have you opted to hold your child back an academic year for their so called academic advantage? It could harm their Emotional Intelligence, which tends to be a better predictor of job success than academic performance. Helen Farmer is joined in studio today by two experts – Chasity O’Conell from Human Relations Institute and Clinics and Sue Atkins, Parenting Expert and coach based in the UK, who are discussing our anxious teens and how to teach them how to cope with the pressures of exam stress.

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