COVID-19 turned our world upside down. We were brought into lockdown and had to stay constantly put in the same environment, distant from friends and extended family. We had to isolate, maintain social distancing, worked from … Read more
Fear & Phobias
Since fear is unpleasant, it motivates us to avoid environmental threats, injuries, or undesirable feelings in social situations such as guilt or shame. Fear has its evolutionary advantages, of course; ‘’Our ancestors who … Read more
The human stress response
‘Stress’ refers to the biological and psychological reactions to a perceived ‘threat’ from the environment. Being able to automatically perceive and react to a threat in our environment has helped our ancestors … Read more
Couples tend to consider therapy together after being repeatedly faced with the same issues which are proving to be extremely challenging to resolve, or feel as though they ran out of options, so they seek out … Read more
If I had to define loneliness, it would be something like; craving contact with what is other than yourself. With this, I imply that loneliness is also something which prevents us from being at peace with … Read more
La Willingness Clinic da oggi offre servizi di psicologia in italiano, per rispondere alle esigenze di molte persone di ogni parte d’Italia che attualmente vivono a Malta.
L’obiettivo degli incontri di psicologia in lingua italiana è … Read more
I am very aware of the weight of such a title and am not quite sure myself about the word grooming there. What is grooming? Grooming is when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection … Read more
When hearing about suicide, we often get these feelings of dread and despair, even if it is not about us. By definition, it is the ending of one’s life, voluntarily committed by himself or herself. … Read more
What is ‘Personality’?
The definition of personality I will be using, refers to a relatively stable way of how a person organizes their thoughts, feelings and behaviour in different situations (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The … Read more
We all experience anxiety at some points throughout our life. It can be related to a career change, having to present in public, or just going through a stressful period in one’s life. An anxiety attack … Read more