Podcast about a clients experience of OCD and his journey to recovery using CBT and what we do and dont know about OCD

“We are all abit obsessive”   ” I like to clean a lot ”  ” I like to be organised”  whilst these statements might be true for many this doesn’t mean that you have OCD. OCD is a serious mental health condition that can cause significant distress to individuals and impact on a their ability […]

500 years of the history of mental health- interesting insights from times past

This fascinates me !! The Royal College of Physicians is presenting ‘Moonstruck’ , exhibitions and events looking at 500 years of mental health. It tells the story of mental health, from witchcraft and home remedies to straitjackets and ECT. Events are in Edinburgh but if you live further afield check out their website. Check out […]

Its World Mental Health Day – take the 30 day Body Positive Mental Wellness Challenge

  BodyPositive Take the Body Positive 30 Day Mental Wellness Challenge BBC Body Positive #MentalWellnessChallenge Meet Dr Zoe who will be guiding you through the five weeks. Daily tips to help improve your mental wellbeing The latest report from the annual UK Youth Index calls 16 to 25-year-olds the unhappiest generation for a decade, revealing […]

Podcast talking about a clients experience of CBT to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

http://letstalkaboutcbt.libsyn.com/cbt-for-post-traumatic-stress-disorder?dm_i=AQ0,6IB09,M3I0EB,PUGBF,1 From the BABCP( British association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies )  ‘ Lets talk about CBT’  podcast series,  this podcast talks about  how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can be used to treat Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you or someone you know is  struggling to cope with events following a traumatic event we can […]

Supporting the mental health needs of young people

YoungMinds provides a wealth of support to young people. If your child, or a young person you know, needs urgent support with their mental health, they can text YM to 85258 for free, 24/7 support. https://youngminds.org.uk   For more mental health related articles and news follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/feelwelltherapy/          

From our Facebook page – Steve Job’s words of wisdom

Interesting read and outlook on life ? Steve Jobs’ last words. He died a billionaire at 56yrs old of Pancreatic Cancer and here are his last words on the sick bed: “I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world. In others’ eyes my life is an epitome of success. However, aside from work, […]

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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?!