Touch For Health – an approach to wellness

Driving home the other day I pulled the lever to wash my windscreen and nothing happened. The windscreen wash bottle was empty.  It was empty because I hadn’t thought to check it while it was still working. Cars are a bit like our bodies. While everything is ok and they’re working well we don’t really…

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Is the pressure getting to our teenagers?

As many as one in thirteen adolescents experience symptoms of depression and anxiety at some time. The condition can be deceptively difficult for parents to recognize however, and not only because teens often adhere to a don’t-ask, don’t-tell policy when it comes to expressing their emotions. We have learnt a lot about anxiety and depression…

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Acupuncture for Health

At The Terrace we are keen to ‘demysify’ some of the therapies that may still be something of a mystery to many. Complimentary therapies can offer wonderful health benefits, but it is important that anyone considering a treatment is fully informed about what to expect. So today we look at acupuncture. Acupuncture has been practised…

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What inspires you? The joy, or otherwise, of inspirational quotes…

As we get more involved with social media here at The Terrace it has struck us that many people find posting inspirational quotes a good way to interact with followers and friends. Many seem to do little else other than post such quotes. This is fine, and many people can benefit from having a sentence…

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Legal Aid – still available for Family Mediation

There has been lots of publicity about changes to the Legal Aid system, but  legal aid is still available for family mediation from Ministry of Justice approved organisations. South West Mediation is an approved organisation, and are the largest provider of family mediation in the West Country. At your first meeting the mediator can assess…

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Have you seen ‘My Life As a Dog’? A film full of life lessons…

‘My Life as a Dog’ is a Swedish film released in 1985 and having just had the privilege of watching it I realised what a truly touching film Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom has created. In brief, the film is an examination of the adult world through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy in the late ’50s….

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can listening heal this?

I ask myself “What is everyone thinking about the sexual allegations.  What are their thoughts about the uncovering of decades of power and sexual abuse dished out to vulnerable children and adults behind the screens of some of our largest and most respected organisations – the Church, the BBC, British Boarding Schools, Houses of Parliament?” When…

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welcome!

The Terrace Humanistic Psychotherapy and Complementary Health Centre is based in Taunton, in the heart of the beautiful county of Somerset. Many therapists work with us, offering a wide range of counselling services, complementary health and massage and manipulation therapies. Here at The Terrace we have become increasingly aware of the importance of raising awareness…

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