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How to Calm an Anxious Mind

By Sarah Rees

An anxious mind is poor in concentration and focused on what could go wrong. It is full of ‘what ifs’, uncertainty and catastrophes. Feeling anxious distorts how we think. We become much more threat-focused, finding problems, not solutions. Our thinking is also narrowed with a bias to finding further information to fuel our stress and … Read More about How to Calm an Anxious Mind

What Is EMDR Therapy?

By Sarah Rees

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a revolutionary form of therapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress caused by traumatic life experiences. It’s widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal. EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma and … Read More about What Is EMDR Therapy?

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5 Tips to Tackle Your Inner Critic

By Sarah Rees

What is an ‘Inner Critic’ and Why Is it a Bad Thing? ‘Inner critic’ is a term used to describe the negative thoughts we have about ourselves. While these thoughts can help us recognise where we’ve gone wrong and how to put things right, many people find their inner critic goes too far. Rather than … Read More about 5 Tips to Tackle Your Inner Critic

CBT and Sleep Disorders

CBT, A Sleep Solution Without The Side Effects

By Sarah Rees

Cognitive behavioural therapy is a sleep solution without side effects. The foundation of a healthy life is our sleep and improving this area of your life will transform every other aspect. If you struggle to sleep you are not alone, one out of four people reports having trouble with sleeping. Many pop a sleeping pill … Read More about CBT, A Sleep Solution Without The Side Effects

Everything You Need to Know About CBT for Depression

By Sarah Rees

Recently, almost everyone I’ve seen in clinic recently has reported feeling flat or low. It’s been a long winter, and here in the UK, we’ve spent most of it in lockdown. This means many of the things we would normally do to improve our mood have been impossible. We’ve also been more isolated than ever … Read More about Everything You Need to Know About CBT for Depression