cognitive behavioural therapy; psychology; relationship counselling

Tag: depression

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

I’ve been a Cognitive behavioural therapist for so long now that I sometimes forget that many people don’t know that much about Cognitive Behavioural Techniques. Cognitive Behavioural therapy doesn’t work all the time but in many instances it helps change lives for the better. Cognitive […]

Tips to manage emotional overload

Tips to manage emotional overload

Times of emotional overload aren’t pleasant. We can feel completely out of control and find it difficult not to act without thinking. When we are highly emotional, we aren’t using our rational minds. Here are tips to help you when you experience emotional overload. Opposite […]

How to cope with monotony

How to cope with monotony

I’m certainly someone who dislikes monotony. They say variety is the spice of life and I have always liked to lead an interesting and varied life. There are ways to cope with monotony and cope with a 9-5 existence. Even though every day is different […]

8 Proven Natural Treatments for People with Bipolar Disorder

8 Proven Natural Treatments for People with Bipolar Disorder

Besides the medical prescriptions, there are several alternatives that a person with Bipolar Disorder can use to cope with its symptoms. Bipolar Disorder involves extreme shifts in energy, mood, and level of activity in a person.   According to the National Institute of Mental Health, […]

Going through a rough patch

Going through a rough patch

┬áSometimes the only thing we can do is sit tight and tell ourselves that things will improve. One thing that is guaranteed is change. Each day focus on what you can control. Focus is so important when you feel anxious/depressed. Make a list of things […]

The Best of Rock Musicals

The Best of Rock Musicals

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust which was set up in 1997 in memory of Charlie who took his own life whilst suffering from depression.   His family founded the Trust in order to educate young people on the importance of staying mentally well and how […]

Why am I depressed?

Why am I depressed?

When we feel down and ask ourselves, “Why am I depressed?”, there unfortunately isn’t always a clear answer. Depression is different to sadness. When we feel sad we can often pinpoint why we feel sad. It could be due to losing something we love dearly […]

What are you doing with your life?

What are you doing with your life?

Have you ever thought about the quality of your life and what you are doing with your life? I don’t mean a fleeting thought but rather a serious assessment of where your life is at right now? Life gets so busy that we end up […]