Catherine has a special interest in health psychology and has experience working with children, teenagers and adults with chronic diseases in both acute and long-term health services.

Why do I suffer from exercise phobia?

I’m already feeling bombarded to get ‘summer ready’ when it’s still dark at 6am, and my legs are white… and let’s face it, haven’t seen a razor for a few weeks. Winter is notorious for excuses about not exercising: “I’m so comfy here”, “it’s so cold”. However, when September comes waltzing on in, here in…

Dealing With Stress Over Christmas

Dealing with Stress over Christmas

Argh, Is It Really Christmas Again? Don’t you wish for the days of being a kid at Christmas, refusing to go to bed because of the excitement of meeting Santa and his reindeers? Waking up at 5am on Christmas morning and racing to the Santa sacks or presents hidden under the tree? To this day,…