Share you Story!
Your own experience of therapy could help other people think about therapy for themselves.
Text conversations on Shout will allow volunteers to help those ‘feeling scared and alone’ Article written by Robert Booth in The Guardian, May 10th 2019 A new text service for people who are feeling suicidal or facing a mental health crisis has been launched by the...read more
Social prescribing is a way for local agencies to refer people to a link worker. Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory...read more
ONLINE COUNSELLING & THERAPY: Video Call / Email / Instant Messaging Traditionally, when we think of counselling or therapy we think of physically meeting a counsellor or therapist. The encounter is face to face in a quiet private space, and we share our...read more
Can I Get Free Counselling / Therapy? You can get free psychological therapies like cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) on the NHS. You don't need a referral from your GP. You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service. If you prefer, talk...read more
What exactly is a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)? Psychological wellbeing practitioners are trained to assess and support people with common mental health problems – principally anxiety disorders and depression – in the self-management of their...read more
What exactly is a Genogram? During my training, I was grateful that my supervisor introduced me to Genograms as they’ve worked well for me. A Genogram looks similar to a family tree in that it’s a visual and graphic map that represents a client’s world, in other...read more
Scientists say there are signs of humans having a subconscious magnetic sense It sounds like a power to be boasted of by the X-Men, but researchers say humans might have the ability to pick up on Earth’s magnetic field. Many animals, from pigeons to turtles,...read more
Student debt, social media among the factors cited for the increase in depression among young adults. Depression may be on the rise among younger millennials even as typical risk factors such as substance use and antisocial behavior fall, a new study in...read more
The Healing Power of Tattoos Far from just body decoration, tattoos take on a therapeutic quality. Tattoos have long been considered much more than just body decoration. The spiritual, social, personal, and political significance of getting inked is an...read more
Article published in The Guardian by Mattha Busby, Febuary 25th 2019 Teachers experience more stress than other workers, study shows One in five felt tense about their job compared with 13% of those in similar occupations Teachers endure greater...read more
Member for 15 yrs of The British Psychological Society Reg. No. 139529
Registered with the UK Health & Care Professions Council] Reg No. PYL 33754
'Securing Public Trust'