Therapy Blog

Beat

Beating eating disorders.  An excellent source of information and support to help adults and youg people to beat eating disorders.


http://www.b-eat.co.uk/

Life as a widower

Bereavement can be a very difficult experience.


Ben shares his experience of how it feels to loose his wife.

http://lifeasawidower.com/

Time to talk?

Have you seen the new TV advert?  Time to change aims to end mental health discrimination by encouraging more conversations about mental health experiences.  You don't have to have a mental health problem to start a conversation about mental health.  


Watch how other people have started their conversations.

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/talk-about-mental-health#tips

OCD action it's time to act

Ocd action is the largest national charity focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.  The website provides a great deal of information and support.  


http://www.ocdaction.org.uk

Psychology TOOLS

PsychologyTools is another excellent wedsite for free materials to accompany your therapy sessions.  The website aims to enhance eveyone's toolboxes with great worksheets, handouts, and information sheets.


Follow this link.

http://www.psychologytools.org/

FREE GET Self-help

Cognitive behaviour therapy self-help resources.  An excellent website, however some of the resources on this site would require instruction and support from your therapist.  

http://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/

The Happiness Trap

The Happiness Trap - written by Dr Russ Harris.  This book is based on a mindfulness programme for overcoming stress, anxiety and depression.  


I have heard a lot of good things about this book.  

http://www.thehappinesstrap.com/

WHICH talking therapy for depression?

The Department of Health's guide on psychological therapies for depression.

Read the guide:

http://www.iapt.nhs.uk/silo/files/which-talking-therapy-for-depression.pdf

BAFTA nominated film

Gallop is a ground-breaking film, directed by BAFTA nominated film director Michael Pearce. This short film has been developed and launched by Shift.ms, a web-based charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and has already been shortlisted for Best Short Film at this year's Rushes Soho Shorts Festival. The film features Hollyoaks actress, Holly Weston, and has been created to help better convey the impact of a diagnosis with MS, which is the most common neurological condition affecting young adults. It uses narrative to explore the life-changing event of diagnosis through a compelling love story. 


You can watch this short film on YouTube by following this link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLhutilgq8A

The start of a new year

2012's Milestone moments that have helped the public talk more than ever about mental health.  Read this interesting article.

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/news/mental-health-has-been-subject-everyones-minds-2012

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