The Suicidal Woman

The Suicidal Woman

“Barbra” was a married woman in her 50s with one adult child. She described a loving and supportive marriage, a healthy relationship with her son, an active social life and meaningful work. On the outside, she appeared to have it all together.  She was referred to me...
The woman with irritable bowel syndrome

The woman with irritable bowel syndrome

“Stacey” was a female in her 60s, who was referred to me by her psychiatrist for severe anxiety leading to gastro-intestinal symptoms. Specifically, she experienced panic attacks and loose bowels (diarrhoea) whenever she travelled too far from home which had been...