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  4. Understanding and Managing Severe Anxiety
  5. Nail biting: not just a habit
  6. A critical exploration of the history of the treatment of mental illness- implications for psychotherapy in the 21st Century
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Is choosing a therapeutic model the best strategy to get the help you need?

Posted by Patapia Tzotzoli

741 Days Ago


Is choosing a therapeutic model the best strategy to get the help you need? Over time, a wide range of therapeutic models have been developed either via evidence-based research or anecdotal evidence from clinical experience. Some have become more popular than others, some remain controversial, and others are considered cutting edge. Regardless, this variety can cause confusion... [read more]

What can Find a Therapy do for me?

Posted by Peter Hafferty

1014 Days Ago


Statistics show us that struggles with life issues affect far more people (now) than many of us would guess. Many of us will try to get by, maybe share with a friend, partner, spouse. However a lot of folks prefer to keep these issues private. Maybe they worry what others might think of them. A few brave souls... [read more]

Distress understood as high intense negative emotions

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1062 Days Ago


It is well known that when in distress we can not retain information and that our ability to learn, reflect and make sensible decisions is impaired. Distress is a complex phenomenon that hijacks a whole bunch of psychological processes, from attention and memory to interpretation and expectation. This is an important topic not only for the ones... [read more]

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: As Easy as ABC

Posted by Daniel Fryer

1062 Days Ago


In a slight case of acronym overkill, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is a form of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) that takes a simple-yet-cunning approach to mental wellness, where activating events (A) trigger beliefs (B) that cause consequences (C). To find out more, read on… Pioneered and developed in the mid-1950s by a New York psychotherapist called... [read more]

Elements of Successful Therapy - The Right Type of Therapy with the Right Therapist

Posted by Elizabeth Jeffries

1119 Days Ago


It is of course true that there are many different kinds of psychotherapy and counselling – person centred and cognitive behavioural therapy are perhaps two of the best known, but other well-known approaches include gestalt therapy, psychoanalysis and transactional analysis. So how do you know which to choose? Is one better than another or are they... [read more]

What is negative problem-solving orientation?

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1165 Days Ago


We know that in order to solve a problem we need problem-solving skills. Intuitively most people are aware of the steps that they need to take when facing a problem. How do we recognise a problem in its early stage and before it is too late? 1. Even if a problem is not in our awareness, our body... [read more]

Stress: looking beyond the surface

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1171 Days Ago


If stress is a non intended consequence of how we function psychologically, how do we go about it in order to live less stressful lives? From looking after our children to meeting deadlines at work, from sitting exams to developing and maintaining relationships, life in general is accompanied by stress due to the demands placed upon us... [read more]

Satisfaction in life: the ultimate algorithm

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1171 Days Ago


Is there such a recipe that we can follow to increase the likelihood of being satisfied in life generally? Also known as happiness or being happy, or state of contentment, satisfaction in life is something we all strive to achieve or experience. These notes will focus on activities as a primary source of contentment. Initially understood as a... [read more]

The right 'dose' of responsibility

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1171 Days Ago


Being responsible, accountable are qualities that we teach and nurture in our children. A responsible person is a great employee, highly valued by managers and colleagues. Friends, family are likely to seek to rely on ones who are responsible. One might think that there are no reasons to suspect that responsibility is not a great psychological... [read more]

Nail biting: not just a habit

Posted by Veronica  Grigore

1171 Days Ago


Millions of adults and children struggle to break through the nail biting habit. These notes take a closer look at the available literature and treatment recommendations. In addition information is provided to parents to support their children in overcoming this unhelpful habit. When it comes to understanding nail biting, the literature is rather confusing as nail biting... [read more]


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