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Depression, CBT & Ten steps to recovery

By Sarah Rees

If you’re currently battling depression, then it very likely feels like there’s no way out. Suggestions from well-meaning friends and family about how to ‘snap out of it’ or comments about you needing to ‘realise just how lucky you are’ are not only way off the mark, but will often push you deeper into feelings … Read More about Depression, CBT & Ten steps to recovery

Self Compassion at the heart of well being

By Sarah Rees

WHY DO WE ALL NEED TO SHOW A BIT MORE SELF COMPASSION Are you self-compassionate? Do you even know what self-compassion actually is? I often ask this in my clinic and find that the majority of clients see self-compassion as being a show of weakness, unacceptable self-indulgence or something that will demand too much of … Read More about Self Compassion at the heart of well being

Stop don’t Google – The Rise of Cyberchondria: CBT Can Help

By Sarah Rees

Stop don’t Google – The Rise of Cyberchondria: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Can Help The internet can be a great tool when used wisely. However, it can work against you when used wrongly. You may have heard of hypochondria or health anxiety, but what about Cyberchondria? The first half of the word gives a clue as … Read More about Stop don’t Google – The Rise of Cyberchondria: CBT Can Help

Learn about how you think, with CBT– what’s your thinking style?

By Sarah Rees

In cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) we talk a lot about how our thinking affects how we feel and then impacts what we do. Therefore understanding more about our thinking style is an important aspect of therapy. I’ve put together a list of thinking styles that are identified in CBT as being unhelpful. Do you recognise … Read More about Learn about how you think, with CBT– what’s your thinking style?

How to supercharge CBT with Mindfulness

By Sarah Rees

Supercharging CBT with Mindfulness, notes from a CBT therapist Over the last few year Mindfulness has become very on trend, it’s often called a third wave therapy, which basically means it’s an emerging therapy with a fantastic evidence base grounded in research just like Cognitive behavioural therapy. Any CBT therapist keeping up to date will … Read More about How to supercharge CBT with Mindfulness