May 2015
Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness helps us to connect with a deeper sense of who we really are and experience abiding and long-lasting inner peace. Mindfulness is a state of relaxed and alert attention of the present moment. It involves focusing just on what’s happening now. Deep mindfulness is an altered state of consciousness in which everything slows right down, allowing a heightened awareness of the present moment.
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Suppression of Emotion

The ability to suppress emotions and thoughts varies considerably from one individual to another (Werman, 1983). Suppression has been defined by Werman as the, “volitional elimination or diminution from consciousness, by any means, of undesirable thoughts, feelings, or bodily sensations” (p. 413). The study of thought suppression has grown into a significant area of scientific inquiry. What has compelled the interest of the scientific community is the realisation that “suppression is not simp...
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About Monique Nyemecz

Psychotherapist & Counsellor

I am an experienced registered psychotherapist with an established private psychotherapy practice in Mt Eden, Auckland.

  • Qualifications:
    MHSc (Psychodynamic Psychotherapy), Grad Dip Psych, BA (Soc)
  • Professional Associations:
    PBANZ Registration No. PB115
    (Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand);
    NZAP - Full Member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists

    IARPP - The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

237 Mt Eden Road
Mt Eden
Auckland 1024
+64 (27) 419-3052