Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma CBT can be used for all sorts of problems ranging from anxiety, depression to post-traumatic stress disorder. I found this brilliant summary of CBT and have copied it below: The Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse: Getting Off the 

Common Problems that lead to counselling

Common Problems that lead to counselling

There are many common problems that lead to counselling, and the reasons are as varied as the many predicaments and life circumstances that exist for all people. Everyone has something that is causing them some sort of distress. Relationships, a difficult boss, an inability to 

What is the Return trip Effect?

What is the Return trip Effect?

I took my dog, Socks for a walk a few days ago. It was a new area that I had never explored before and I was impressed at the wonderful forest I found almost hidden in a suburban area. As I ventured further into the 

Good advice for a happy new year

Good advice for a happy new year

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Buddha I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time looking for ‘mental fixes’ and sure-fire actions to make life happier, smoother and more peaceful. However, no matter how hard I try I 

Interesting facts abut music and empathy

Interesting facts abut music and empathy

Where Music and Empathy Converge in the Brain A new study suggests that people who are highly empathic process music differently in their brains. Music seems to be a social glue Think of how love songs enhance our romantic feelings, how marching bands intensify our 

The jobs that narcissists and empaths are drawn to

The jobs that narcissists and empaths are drawn to

No careers are exclusively narc-filled or for empaths only, but there are some interesting jobs and professions that attract more narcissist than others. And when we consider some of the more extreme stereotypes, we start to see how narcissists behave and are motivated. Please note: 

Is There a Connection Between Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Addiction?

Is There a Connection Between Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Addiction?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (read ‘What is OCD?’ here) is a chronic mental health condition involving unwanted thoughts known as obsessions that lead to compulsions. This condition can affect anyone and can sometimes be severe. Addiction is a self-induced condition facilitated by excessive use of drugs. According 

What Explains the Decline of Serial Killers?

What Explains the Decline of Serial Killers?

Since a dramatic peak in the 1980s, serial killers in the U.S. have been in decline for three decades. Experts have a few theories that can help explain why From the 1970s through the ’90s, stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and the Green 

7 Astonishing Ways To Fight Anxiety And Depression

7 Astonishing Ways To Fight Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety and depression exist on a spectrum! But how to deal with the persistent traits that don’t go away? It is a pervasive feeling and can be debilitating. Unfortunately, the things you used to find enjoyable become a chore, and eventually, hope disappears. It’s almost 

8 Signs That Scream That It’s Time To Get Help For Depression

8 Signs That Scream That It’s Time To Get Help For Depression

When it comes to our mental health, depression is probably the worst disorder imaginable. Depression is a very devastating condition that can take a toll on every aspect of your life, but the problem is that many people don’t take it seriously. However, the truth