Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind
Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind

Peace of mind: ********  Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale ******** Peace of mind comes from learning to separate yourself from your thoughts. Psychologists call this cognitive defusion and it is an effective way to reduce anxiety. How cognitive behavioral therapy works The basic premise of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is that... » read more

‘COVID” MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS IN FAMILIES
‘COVID” MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS IN FAMILIES

500% SURGE IN MENTAL HEALTH ‘TICKING TIME BOMB’ REFERRALS SINCE LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS LIFTED  An independent British healthcare company that provides a UK-wide GP service has reported a 500% surge in calls and access to its services seeking help on mental health issues. Cheshire-based AKEA Life – which provides an award-winning 5-star concierge GP and health... » read more

When To Seek Help From A Psychotherapist
When To Seek Help From A Psychotherapist

People sometimes feel overwhelmed with different life’s issues; this can be problems with their marriages, past abuse they haven’t completely healed from, or they may be depressed.   It could also be a difficulty at work, abuse of a child at a young age, academic failure at school, or the loss of a spouse. These... » read more

The different types of psychological treatments
The different types of psychological treatments

Our mental health is being challenged more than ever. The world is more competitive, social media dictates how we should look and what we should be doing, and social comparisons are in our awareness daily. Depression and anxiety are on the rise as well due to uncertainty about the future, worries about relationships and work,... » read more

What is Functional Neurological Disorder?
What is Functional Neurological Disorder?

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND), is often diagnosed when an individual has a diverse range of neurological symptoms that do not neatly fit into any specific category. Individuals with Functional Neurological Disorder have provided me with these interesting comments:   FND does not always have a psychological cause i.e. past trauma – for some people, it... » read more

10 Yoga Tips to Improve Your Health
10 Yoga Tips to Improve Your Health

Thinking to get on a yoga mat to improve your health? Find 10 yoga tips to help you get started or proceed with your yoga practice.   Today many resources are speaking of women’s, and men’s health benefits yoga can provide. But all these can be achieved only if your practice is well-organized and safe. ... » read more

4 Basic Principles of Effective Psychotherapy
4 Basic Principles of Effective Psychotherapy

A psychotherapist can help us overcome personal difficulties or mental health burdens. If you are new to psychotherapy, you may have lots of questions. How does it work? What are the results? Who is best suited to see a psychotherapist? Each discipline of psychotherapy has its specificities. Depending on the theoretical approach, the treatment method... » read more