World Mental Health Day 2016 – “Dignity in Mental Health – Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All”

The aim of this year’s World Mental Health Day is for everyone to be able to provide aid to those who may be in psychological and mental distress in the same way as they may be able to help someone … Continued

Dealing with “Baby Blues” & Postnatal Depression: the dark side of becoming a mother

You’ve wanted this, planned it, pictured it, but now that it’s here – well, you’re not so sure. You were expecting perfection, but what you feel is completely different. In fact, you feel you’re drowning! Your baby is perfect in … Continued

CBT for Children & Young People – Why is it the “Treatment of Choice”?

An estimated 2-5% of children and adolescents visit to their GP with emotional or behavioural problems.. Common problems for school aged children and adolescents are depression, panic disorder and anxiety disorders, such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), separation anxiety and … Continued

Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies, Richard Layard & David Clark – Book Review

  Book Review Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies, Richard Layard & David Clark Staggering statistics show how prevalent, yet untreated, mental illness is in this country. 1 in 6 adults suffer depression or an anxiety disorder. 1 in … Continued