What is cognitive behavioural therapy – or CBT as it’s commonly known? It is talking therapy, developed in the ’60s by Dr Aaron Beck, initially for the treatment of depression but research has shown over the years that it is highly effective for many areas of mental health and psychological wellbeing. A lot of people … Read More about What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Journaling, everybody’s talking about it and plenty of people are doing it. But what are the benefits of journaling? Isn’t it just writing ‘things’ down? How on earth could that do you any good, and why should you set aside time to do it when your to-do list is already never-ending? The fact you’re so … Read More about The Benefits of Journaling
What is Emotional Resilience Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt and bounce back when something difficult happens in our lives. More resilient people ‘roll with the punches’, adapting to adversity without lasting difficulties, while less resilient people find it harder to cope with stress and change. To implement changes straight away you can download Building … Read More about How to Build Emotional Resilience
We all feel low from time to time, but sometimes feeling low lasts much longer and starts to impact your life. There are many routes to depression, and no-one is exempt. It can creep up on us over time or it can hit us hard after a significant life event, loss or change in circumstances. … Read More about Do I Have Depression?
If you are considering having Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, how do you know if it’s right for you? There are many different types of therapy available these days, so it can be tricky figuring out which one will serve you best. A useful question to start with is, ‘what do I want to get out of … Read More about Why choose CBT