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Virginia. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

Virginia. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

Virginia Pronouns She/Her/Hers Virginia I invite you to co-create a space where your full human experience is welcome, including the pieces that you usually turn away from. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form. adults form couples form Adolescents form Hello! I’m Virginia, an

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A Break for Self-Compassion

A Break for Self-Compassion

A Break for Self-Compassion Take time out to listen to this guided self-compassion break, or read the transcript below. Hi, this is Leigh Matthews from Therapy in Barcelona.  We all have moments, frequently throughout the day when we’re unkind to ourselves, when the internal critic is a

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Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy

Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy
Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy - How We Can Help Men Move from “Manning Up” to Embracing Their Humanity Men don’t cry? Think again. Leigh Matthews, Founder and Director of Therapy in Barcelona and an Australian Registered Psychologist, talks about men’s avoidance of professional support and why weRead more

Why Do You Talk to Yourself That Way? Dialling Down the Internal Critic

Why Do You Talk to Yourself That Way? Dialling Down the Internal Critic
Why Do You Talk to Yourself That Way? Dialing Down the Internal Critic Sick of the internal critic? Leigh Matthews, Founder and Director of Therapy in Barcelona and an Australian Registered Psychologist exposes the internal critic and its replacement, the compassionate voice. Which will you choose? “IfRead more

Donnie. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in His Own Words…

Donnie. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in His Own Words…

Donnie Donnie Pronouns He/Him/His I aim to help you heal traumas and develop self-love. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form. adults form Hello! I’m Donnie, a Gestalt therapist. Originally from a remote rural community in the Scottish Highlands, I came to Barcelona to

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How to Find a Good Therapist in Barcelona

How to Find a Good Therapist in Barcelona
How to Find a Good Therapist in Barcelona Amaia from By Your Side BCN talks about the importance of professional support when starting a new family in a city away from home. Starting a new family in a city away from your home country can bring aRead more

Finding an English-speaking therapist in Spain

Finding an English-speaking therapist in Spain
Finding an English-speaking Therapist in Spain Australian Registered Psychologist and Director of Therapy in Barcelona, Leigh Matthews, answered some questions about finding therapy in English for The Local Spain   It seems that there are quite a few English-speaking therapists in the big cities such as BarcelonaRead more

Expat Drinking Culture

Expat Drinking Culture
Expat Drinking Culture This following is a brief informative article written by Leigh Matthews, Australian Psychologist and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona,  in response to the story "Calling 'Time' on Drinking Culture" by Adrienne Walder in the wonderful and enlightening collection of expat women stories "#Living TheRead more

How the pandemic may damage children’s social intelligence

How the pandemic may damage children’s social intelligence
How the pandemic may damage children’s social intelligence By Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian, Christelle Langley, Fei Li, Jianfeng Feng This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Do you remember the excitement and anticipation of your first day at school? Perhaps you were looking forward toRead more

Mothers and Daughters Unlearning ‘Good Girls Don’t Get Fat’

Mothers and Daughters Unlearning 'Good Girls Don’t Get Fat'
Mothers and Daughters Unlearning 'Good Girls Don’t Get Fat' Between 85 to 90 percent of women are dissatisfied with their appearance, body and sense of self. The National Institute on Media and the Family reports that at age thirteen, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with theirRead more