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Being coerced and controlled, mistreated, neglected, hurt physically, sexually or emotionally, are all forms of abuse. It can be overt and visible, although often subtle and hidden. An experienced and empathic therapist can help people begin to understand what traps people in the cycle and how to break free.


Anger is an emotion characterised by antagonism toward someone or something you feel has deliberately done you wrong. Anger can be a good thing. It can give you a way to express negative feelings, for example, or motivate you to find solutions to problems. But excessive anger can cause problems. Increased blood pressure and other physical changes associated with anger make it difficult to think straight and harm your physical and mental health.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is an eating disorder and a serious mental health condition. People who have anorexia try to keep their weight as low as possible by not eating enough food or exercising too much, or both. This can make them very ill because they start to starve. They often have a distorted image of their bodies, thinking they’re fat even when they’re underweight. Men and women of any age can get anorexia, but it’s most common in young women and typically starts in the mid-teens.


Anxiety is characterised by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes. Anxiety disorders such as panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) cause recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns and physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat.

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger’s, is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour and interests.


Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness in which common emotions become intensely and often unpredictably magnified, including manic episodes — abnormally elevated or irritable moods — and possibly depression.

Bipolar Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is closely related to obsessive-compulsive disorder and or depression. This common, often undiagnosed disorder improves with serotonin re-uptake inhibitors and cognitive behavioural therapy (including exposure and ritual prevention).


Because of bullying, one’s sense of self can be shattered, as well as relationships in family, social, and work contexts.

Cyber | School | Work

Chronic Health Conditions

A person’s physical well-being can also be impacted by chronic or acute health conditions that affect their mental well-being. Although the types of health conditions from which a person can suffer vary hugely, the impact on the person and those closest to them is often the same. Responses to diagnosis are readily recognisable as depression, fear, anxiety, and anger. Talking therapy can be a useful first step in supporting someone’s mental wellbeing.

Arthritis | Autoimmune diseases | Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease | Chronic gut problems | Chronic pain | Cancer | Diabetes | Endometriosis | Epilepsy | Multiple sclerosis (MS) | Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) | Schizophrenia | Stress, anxiety and low mood | Underactive thyroid | Urinary incontinence


Depression is a mental illness that causes people to stop enjoying the things they used to enjoy and to feel as though they cannot handle daily chores. For some people, depression feels impossible to live with. Depression is a common reason people seek therapy and talking is beneficial to many.

Disordered Eating

Eating disorders come in many forms: whether you consume too much or too little, you become obsessed with food. Although much of the attention revolves around body standards, for many people disordered eating provides a way to gain control of life which can be very dangerous.

Gender Identity

Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger’s, is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour and interests.

Some people may feel that the gender assigned to them at birth is wrong; others may feel that gender is fluid and that a binary description does not fully describe their gender. It is a good idea to seek a therapist with an in-depth understanding of gender identity to explore these issues. Questioning gender may lead to transitioning, but it may also help a person accept themselves.


Sleep, which is crucial to good mental health, can have a huge impact on a person’s happiness and enjoyment of life, as well as their ability to function. Those people who suffer from insomnia may develop depression or anxiety, while some people who suffer from depression or anxiety may have difficulty sleeping.


Healthy relationships with oneself and others are essential components of life that serve as a foundation for mental health. A sense of belonging can also help persons who are suffering from mental illness. This is never more evident than during pandemics like the present COVID outbreak. Talking to one of team here at Cloud 9 may help with this.

Long Covid

Covid-19’s side effects can be difficult to deal with. People wonder when they will feel better and return to normal because of the cycle of recovery and relapse. Worse, some people may become depressed if they are not offered support or believe their friends, family, or doctors do not believe them. Therapists can provide the extra help that people require while recovering from long periods of Covid.

Loss and Bereavement

Although loss is an inevitable part of life, the grief and sadness that accompany it can be overpowering. ‘Loss’ can refer to bereavement, but it can also refer to the termination of a marriage, the departure of children, or another ‘ending.’ Many therapists specialise in assisting persons who have experienced various types of loss.


Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety condition characterised by a loop of compulsive or repetitive behaviours used to cope with intrusive or unwanted thoughts. Therapists, especially those who specialise in Exposure Response Prevention along with other modalities, can assist clients in coping with these symptoms.

Personality Disorder

“Personality disorder” refers to individuals who have trouble developing or keeping relationships, which can make it difficult for them to work, study, or have a good quality of life. The team here at Cloud 9 can utilise a variety of treatments, ranging from talking therapy to assist you with your diagnosis and enable you to develop a better understand of your situation and, as a result, improve your quality of life. Emotionally Unstable | Attachment | Co-dependency.


A phobia is a fear of something that is uncontrollable and irrational, such as flying, spiders, injections and so on. This might hinder a person’s day-to-day existence, but phobias can be challenged, minimised, and frequently totally conquered with the correct help. Our team here at Cloud 9 would be happy to support you with exploring this as well as looking at Rewind Therapy.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

PTSD and complex PTSD (cPTSD) are severe anxiety disorders that can develop when a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic incident or series of events. Our practitioners can assist with trauma processing and may recommend Rewind Therapy to aid the brains processing.


We are social creatures who are hard-wired from birth to form bonds with others to survive. However, whether as a couple, a family, or in other contexts such as friendships or work-related as colleagues, relationships can be complicated and difficult to manage at times. Here at Cloud 9, we can support you in several ways – Talking therapy, supervision, or Neuro-divergent assessment.


Schizophrenia is a mental illness marked by symptoms such as visual hallucinations, delusions, and hearing voices. Other symptoms that are comparable to depression include a lack of interest in life, a lack of emotional experience, trouble concentrating, and a lack of interest in other people. Because it is frequently misunderstood, it is a condition that is heavily stigmatised by the media. If you have been diagnosed with this disorder, have a relative who suffers from it, or are afraid that you may be schizophrenia, feel free to speak with one of our highly qualified therapists.


Self-esteem refers to how a person feels about them-self in terms of value and worth. It is an essential aspect of our human existence. People’s behaviour and relationships are dominated by their feelings of being unwanted, unnoticed, or irrelevant. Seeing a therapist can aid in the development of self-esteem.


Self-harm is the act of injuring oneself to relieve emotional pain, rage, or frustration. In therapy, you can speak up about your self-harming experiences in a safe, non-judgmental environment.


Sexual identity and orientation have been linked to both mental and physical health. Your sexuality is an important part of your self-identity and being unable to express it can be detrimental to one’s self-esteem and mental health. Even though societal views are positively changing, the impact on a person’s mental health regarding sexuality can be significant. Exploring this in a non-judgmental environment, such as therapy, might be beneficial.


Panic, isolation, and helplessness can result from experiencing a distressing or traumatic event, or a series of distressing events, over a period. Long after an event or series of events has ended, seemingly unrelated events can trigger flashbacks of thoughts or emotions, as well as unpleasant physical sensations. Talking to trained professional can support the processing of such events. Here at Cloud 9, we also offer Rewind Therapy to enable processing of trauma.


When life becomes extremely difficult, terrible emotions might feel amplified and overwhelming; a person may fantasise or talk about wishing it would all end or that they didn’t have to wake up. This does not necessarily imply that they want to take their own life by suicide, but it should be regarded seriously.


Physical indications of stress include clinched jaws, headaches, shortness of breath, feeling hyperalert, and poor sleep quality. It is the body’s instinctive reaction to prepare for ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ in response to a real or perceived threat. When stress gets excessive, it has an adverse effect on one’s capacity to operate and can become self-reinforcing. Talking about concerns can aid in the management of these reactions.


Self-harm is the act of injuring oneself to relieve emotional pain, rage, or frustration. In therapy, you can speak up about your self-harming experiences in a safe, non-judgmental environment.