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Articles and information with your mind at heart

App of the month. Stop, Breathe and Think!

App of the month. Apps on our phone are part of the day to day life. Whether they help us keep track of our sleep, our finances or just connecting with friends digital technologies are here to stay and can be very useful. I use apps a lot in my own life but also for...

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PTSD

PTSD

PTSD is not a mental illness but a psychological injury. Being exposed to a traumatic situation be it a one-off dangerous event or child and developmental trauma over time can cause a distinct impact on the brain. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is an extreme...

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What Goes on in Therapy?

What Goes on in Therapy?

People are often curious to know what goes on in therapy. I found this post by a blogger Lulu on her page The Slow Dance of the Infinite Stars (http://centrumlumina.tumblr.com/). I think it encapsulates how I see the process of therapy, which is a collaborative...

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ACT and Social Anxiety..

ACT and Social Anxiety..

Social anxiety can cause distress due to fear of being negatively judged by others. Many of us can recognise situations in which we have felt anxious or self-conscious in a social setting. Perhaps you have experienced feeling anxious speaking up in meetings, answering...

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Getting on with what matters.

Getting on with what matters.

Getting on with doing what matters. Below is a great article by Steven Hayes who developed the therapy that I use - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. (ACT). I have worked with people to overcome difficult thoughts and feelings over the years utilising this therapy....

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