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Suicide and The Blue Whale – Fear, Facts and Fiction.

By |May 15th, 2017|Categories: Counselling|

In the past few days, a terrifying story of large scale teenage suicides has been doing the rounds on news and social media. Roughly 80 suicides have been blamed on a game called 'the blue

Do we accept the love we think we deserve?

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Counselling, Relationship|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I came across a rather poignant quote the other day: "We accept the love we think we deserve." It's a rather unsettling topic and it is usually a common theme for people who attend therapy.

The Ethical Responsibilities of Counsellors in South Africa

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Information for Counsellors, Training|

There is a large need in South Africa for mental health professionals across the country. Unfortunately, South Africa has a very low rate of psychological services for our population. “As matters stand we do not

Introverts & Extroverts

By |January 20th, 2017|Categories: Relationship|Tags: , , , |

An interesting look at introverts and extroverts and how they manage in romantic relationships as well as in the workplace. Article written by Andreas Wilson-Spath featuring input form counsellor Zoe Wilson and counselling psychologist Bernard

Trauma Debriefing Training

By |January 18th, 2017|Categories: Training, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Jalex Counselling will be presenting a trauma debriefing training workshop on counselling skills for those who would like to learn more about helping others who have been a victim of trauma. This workshop is ideal

Understanding Marriage Counselling

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Marriage|Tags: , , , , , |

Couples go through many ups and downs. We face difficulties in our lives that challenge us personally and challenge our relationships. We have different personalities, different needs and desires. Whether you have been in a

Why is my husband such an asshole?

By |October 17th, 2016|Categories: Marriage, Relationship|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why is my husband such an asshole? This has been asked many times, by many women, across the world. If you will forgive my language for a moment, I will try my best to explain to

Embracing your body size – Ashley Graham TED talk

By |October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Life Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Love yourself, focus on embracing your body size. Admire your unique abilities and embrace your femininity.

Put your needs first – not your partner’s

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: Marriage, Relationship|Tags: , , , |

Take what you have learned about “compromise” and “putting your partner first” and chuck it out the window. Sometimes, we need to re-evaluate things from other perspectives, especially in the face of conflicts. The media,

Rethinking Infidelity – is an affair always the end?

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: Marriage, Relationship|Tags: , , , , |

Ted talk by Esther Perel. Rethinking infidelity and building a new relationship after cheating. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2AUat93a8Q  

Trauma is irreversible-how it shapes us is our choice

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Trauma|Tags: , , , |

Trauma is irreversible. We are all at risk of experiencing traumatic experiences in life and no one is immune to it. But we all have free will, and how trauma shapes us is our choice.

When is porn okay?

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Relationship, Sex|Tags: , , , |

Images intended to arouse sexual feelings have been around since before the Victorian era. The late 1880’s saw porn becoming more popular and in 1896 a striptease was recorded on film for the first time.

Q&A – Anxiety.

By |June 28th, 2016|Categories: Online Counselling|Tags: , |

Anonymous: I'm not sure if I need counselling, but am struggling with anxiety and feel like I need to fix it? Response from Zoe Wilson: Thank you for getting in touch with me. Experiencing a

Making sex normal

By |June 14th, 2016|Categories: Sex|Tags: , , , |

Sex and the body should not be taboo, in life or in relationships. A great topic and very important. Making Sex Normal. Credits to Debby Herbenick and her TED talk in Bloomington

This why couples should delete each other as Whatsapp contacts

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Conflict, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , |

I’ll bet you have most probably had a similar text conversation before: “I’m bringing takeaways, I’ll be home at 6.” “K” “why just k? Is something wrong? Should I rather be cooking for you?” It