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Got Pandemic Fatigue?

Got Pandemic Fatigue?

It’s official.  Many of us are suffering from “pandemic fatigue”. According to the World Health Organisation, up to 60% of Europeans are apathetic, exhausted and stressed.  Apparently, we are becoming increasingly frustrated with government restrictions and growing...

The Currency Of Covid: Money Stress

The Currency Of Covid: Money Stress

What can Covid-19 teach us about managing financial anxiety? How do you relate to money? Understanding that is the key to managing our financial stress.

Achieved Diddlysquat In Lockdown?  You Are Not Alone

Achieved Diddlysquat In Lockdown? You Are Not Alone

As a psychotherapist, I am awarded a privileged and unique insight into other people’s lives.  Please don’t be fooled that we are all conquering new heights while confined in our homes.  It’s just not the case.  In fact the popular mantra that the virus has been sent to us so that we can save ourselves and the planet has left many of us feeling inadequate. 

Coronavirus: Keeping A Healthy Mind And Body

Coronavirus: Keeping A Healthy Mind And Body

Our emotional health and our physical wellbeing, specifically our immune system, are linked.   If we do not start to educate ourselves about this link, I believe we will win the battle against the coronavirus but we might emerge less healthy than when we entered the pandemic crisis.

Til Coronavirus Do Us Apart

Til Coronavirus Do Us Apart

When we walked down the aisle full of hope and gushing with emotion delivering our forever vows, we probably didn’t include: “I promise to love you even when confined to a small space 24 hours a day in a lockdown caused by a global pandemic.” Full marks if you did...

Online Therapy?  You must be kidding

Online Therapy? You must be kidding

As the coronavirus increases its grip on many of us and several cities and towns across the globe collapse into lockdown like a pack of dominos, many of us are waking up to a world of social distancing, quarantines and self-isolation. We have at least one major...

Gavin on Riviera Radio

Gavin on Riviera Radio

In November 2019, Gavin appeared as a guest on The Full English Breakfast Show on 106.5 Riviera Radio. In this interview, Gavin answers questions from listeners and talks about love, relationships, addictions… and Donald Trump!

The Invisible Disease to Please

The Invisible Disease to Please

It feels good making someone happy. But what happens when making others happy becomes a full-time job? What happens when the need for approval from others overtakes our own needs? The answer is that it becomes a disease.

Children And Pornograpghy

Children And Pornograpghy

UK psychotherapist Gavin Sharpe discusses the impact on children who discover pornography online and the effect on adolescent boys and girls respectively.

How was your childhood ?

How was your childhood ?

How was your childhood? As a psychotherapist, this is one of the first questions I ask every new client. You might be surprised by the answer. In this article Gavin Sharpe discusses the impact that our childhood has on our adult lives and how we often falsely recall our childhood memories.

Therapy In The Riviera Podcast

Therapy In The Riviera Podcast

In this podcast, Gavin Sharpe talks with entrepreneur Antonia Beau-Brown about relationships and life and how to get support in the Riviera.

Denial Podcast

Denial Podcast

Gavin appeared on Blog Talk Radio in the U.S. to discuss the role that denial plays in addiction, and specifically in sex addiction.

Georgina Chapman | MyView

Georgina Chapman | MyView

Harvey Weinstein’s wife, Georgina Chapman, has broken her silence with an interview in Vogue. She does not wish to be viewed as a victim. She has described herself as “naive” and “broken”. She never had any idea what was going on.

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo movement has a new advocate: Monica Lewinsky. In an interview with Vanity Fair this month, the former intern who had an affair with sitting President Bill Clinton has written about her PTSD, and the need for trauma therapy to enable victims of sexual harassment to survive and recover.

Sexually Assault #MeToo

Sexually Assault #MeToo

This week, Anne Robinson expressed “despair” with “modern women” who remain silent over incidents of sexual harassment. She deemed women today as “fragile.” It appears we just don’t make women the way we used to. Her solution is that women should not tolerate it.

Harvey Weinstein | MyView

Harvey Weinstein | MyView

As a psychotherapist, I treat clients suffering from sex addiction(yes, it is real) – and I’ve been approached a few times by people asking my opinion on Harvey Weinstein, who has of course claimed to be suffering from the same thing.