Therapy Blog


ACT for Young People

Have a look at these 3 animations.  These animations teach some great skills.

http://thrivingadolescent.com/dreambig/

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What Albert said.

My client quoted Albert Einstein this week.  She then kept this as a reminder on her phone.  


Maybe its time to try something different?


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UKPTS on Trauma


Another interesting resource for professionals and the public on trauma. 


http://www.ukpts.co.uk/index.html


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ISTSS on Trauma


International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies - A good source of information for understanding trauma related experiences.


https://www.istss.org/


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Is mental illness real?

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An interesting article in theguardian highlighting the need to shift our focus to one that validates the lived experience of people who are suffering, however they choose to understand their pain.  


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/12/is-mental-illness-real-google-answer


YoungMinds


Heads Together.  This is a mental health campaign led by The Royal Foundation in partnership with YoungMinds and seven other charities.  It is very much aimed to challenge mental health stigma and change the national conversation on mental wellbeing.  Take a look.


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ACT on your anxiety.


Acceptance and Commitment therapy, is not only great partnered with CBT but it can be applied solo, to achieve those rich and fulfilling goals.


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What about ACT?


Activate you life: Using acceptance and mindfulness to build a life that is rich, fulfilling and fun. A very good read from Jo Oliver, Jon Hill and Eric Morris.


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‘So low sometimes’: why Stormzy talking about his depression is so important


Over the recent years there has been a gradual shift towards individuals in the media talking openly about their mental health experiences.  This article in theguardian features Stormzy.


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/03/stormzy-depression-grime-mental-illness-black-men

The everyday trauma of childbirth made me stop at one child


Another very interesting article in theguardian.


https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/mar/25/the-everyday-trauma-of-childbirth-made-me-stop-at-one-child


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