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Consultant Therapist and supporter of South Pacific Private, Sharalyn Drayton from ARISE Counselling Solutions has shared with us her recent article on Betrayal Trauma. ABSTRACT Imagine being in a car accident. Out of the blue, someone smashes into you. You didn't see it coming and you are not...

Addiction and Recovery I smoked my first cigarette when I was 11.  My parents both smoked.  My mother had beautiful hands and lovely nails which were always varnished light pink.  I thought she looked extremely glamorous the way she held and smoked her cigarette.  I couldn’t...

Supporting World Mental Health Week Local Business Mental Health Awareness Breakfast – at South Pacific Private Hospital You are invited… As part of Mental Health Week 2018, South Pacific Private is hosting a free breakfast on Weds 10th October to support and raise awareness about mental health...

“He told me that I could have a life, that it didn’t matter what happened to us as children, we could be good people, no matter what” Wendy Smith This is a truly inspirational story showing that sometimes we just have to escape all of the...

Identifying Anxiety and what it Means Day to Day Many people experience periods of anxiety when they are under stress, or going through major changes, such as moving home or jobs.  For the majority of us anxiety plays out by worrying about what may or may...