In the latest episode of The Couch podcast Dr Debra Campbell offers guidelines for buildng self-esteem and developing greater compassion for yourself – attitudes and skills that greatly benefit long-term mental health and wellbeing.


In episode 1 of The Couch Podcast Debra answers Freya who writes that she finds articles and advertisements about living your ‘Best Life” upsetting. Freya is overwhelmed trying to work out what she wants from life while balancing what she thinks she should be doing. Her friends on social media always seem to be having more exciting and fulfilling times than her and she’s worried that time is passing her by and she’s not living a life she truly desires. Her main question is ‘How do I work out what I really want?’.

In episode 2 of The Couch podcast Debra answers two questions about the trouble with weekends!

In episode 3 of The Couch podcast Dr Deb helps Lisa to get off the dysfunctional relationship train and talks about how to free yourself from the pain of repeating past patterns that aren’t getting you what you want in a relationship.

In episode 4 of The Couch Podcast Dr Deb discusses how to try to reconnect with an estranged family member, or alternatively, hold a space for that person, forgive them and forgive yourself if reconnecting is not possible.

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