This January I had the exciting opportunity to attend and present at the British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology Conference in Manchester. Now I am not…… Read more “Identity – The Conference”
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Self care and rewarding your self
A common technique of both parents and teachers to encourage desirable behaviour is the marble jar, or similar variations. The idea, which comes from the positive parenting…… Read more “Self care and rewarding your self”
Why New Year Resolutions need not be a bad idea
It seems, from looking around at the various self help guides and blogs at this time of year that New Year resolutions are not looked upon fondly.…… Read more “Why New Year Resolutions need not be a bad idea”
Message in a bottle
“She has her mother’s nose” “You sound just like your father” “He takes after their side of the family” From birth it seems the entire world tries…… Read more “Message in a bottle”
Making your own self care box.
A DIY self care box is as important as a well stocked first aid box
Surviving Valentine’s Day
Tips and thoughts on celebrating Valentines Day, for those who are monogamous, and not.
Is Mindfulness the new CBT?
Many people are being failed by the NHS when it comes to talking therapies. Replacing CBT with Mindfulness is not the solution.
A Layman’s Guide to Counselling.
Confused by they types of counselling on offer, and what counselling is? An accessible guide for non professionals
Decoding the past.
Image Description [ A tree covered tropical island, with two people in the foreground with outstretched arms] No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man…… Read more “Decoding the past.”
To Google or not to Google?
A paper came across my twitter timeline recently which genuinely left me wide eyed with surprise. It was entitled “Should psychiatrists Google their patients?” It was one…… Read more “To Google or not to Google?”