When people are considering engaging a therapist for mental health management issues, they often do so quite intuitively. At a conscious, intellectual level however – what might this look like?
“If only I could get a full night of great quality sleep.” Something I hear from clients on a very regular basis. Sleeping disorders can affect as many as 7/10 adults, due, at least in part, to anxiety related thought patterns.
Although this question could apply to any bereavement, I wanted to touch on something that has visited my life recently – the death of a family pet.
(Guest Post) Courtesy of Henrietta Ross
Whilst in my early twenties, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Affective Disorder, a psychiatric mood disorder. Females like myself, generally begin presenting with symptoms in their early twenties, whilst males a little earlier, usually during late adolescence. However, though I may have presented with symptoms of mania in my twenties, I had been dealing with severe depression since I was fourteen years old. Continue reading “What is Bipolar Disorder?” »
Author: Bob Brotchie of Anglia Counselling discusses mental health, your GP, and access to primary care.
There are more than one hundred talking therapies available to help guide you through your emotional and mental health challenges, with so many, which one is right for you?
Author: Bob Brotchie
Do you think you will consider a counsellor only as a last resort? Why would that be?
Perhaps a sense of failure? Continue reading “What’s it like seeing a Counsellor?” »
It’s often useful to learn other professional care-givers views about subjects within mental and emotional health and well-being. This article is kindly provided by nurse and writer, Jane Tremont, from the US
(Guest post) Making the decision to go into rehab is a huge one, and you should be commended for it. You’ve taken the first step to starting fresh and new. Still though, you must continue to attend substance abuse counselling afterward for the following reasons.