Janet has been in the psychology profession for 12 years, after obtaining her MA degree at Stellenbosch University. She comes from Cape Town, South Africa, moved to Oman this year, and has joined Al Harub Medical Centre. Janet does individual counselling and workshops, works with couples and families as well, and does critical incident stress debriefing for individuals or groups. She was involved with employee well-being for many years, and is working toward implementing some of these skills in Oman.
Is peace of mind - a contented state of being - within our reach? Indeed! When we look at what our modern therapy techniques advise and discover some recent writings about positivity and happiness, we come across ideas that can make such a difference to the way we think, how we relate with the world around us and how we feel.
Janet has been in the psychology profession for 12 years, after obtaining her MA degree at Stellenbosch University. She comes from Cape Town, South Africa, moved to Oman this year, and has joined Al Harub Medical Centre.
Do you have a baby in the house and feel as if he has become the boss? Do you feel as if your needs are not met, and wonder how to change this? Do you yearn for better structure and balance in your routine now that you have your baby, and to enjoy baby more? Wondering how to reclaim the serenity and order that used to prevail in your life?
It is a great challenge nowadays, to raise our children so that they maintain a healthy self-esteem. As parents we hope to do the right thing for our children, but sometimes we also yearn for guidance!
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