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10 Exam Stress-Busting Tips for students and parents

Exam stress or anxiety is experienced by many children as they worry about upcoming exams, whether they will do well, according to their own or others expectations and what happens next. Children may not talk about feeling ‘stressed’ but may show signs of it by excessively worrying, having difficulties sleeping, being more irritable, eating too […]

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Mental Health is everyone’s business

The 10th of October 2017 is World Mental Health Day, a time to promote good mental health for all and reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions. The focus this year is on managing mental health in the workplace. Mental Health conditions affects 1 in 6 adults in the workplace Mental health is everyone’s […]

Critical Monster or Compassionate Self Talk?

Failed deadline? Compassion, isn’t that letting yourself off the hook? So welcome again to my blog. Firstly, just to say a big ‘well done’ to everyone that took part in activities for Mental Health Week in May. It was great to see the work that is being done to raise the profile of mental health […]

Time to put our Heads Together for #MHAW17

The launch of Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) and the success of the recent ‘Heads Together’ campaign have inspired me to launch my own blog as part of my business at Feel Well Therapy.

Although I gain great satisfaction from working with patients, I often feel the need to express my opinions on, and support for, a range of issues related to mental health and psychotherapy and a blog seemed to be the ideal way to do so. I am also interested in hearing the opinions of colleagues, clients and organisations – what better way to get the conversation started?!