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Health Anxiety In Pregnancy & After Birth

What Does Health Anxiety Look Like? Health Anxiety occurs when an individual is preoccupied with being ...
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Let’s Doula This! The Power of Doula Support

Let’s Doula This – Recognising The Power of Doula Support By Robyn @mightybirthtribe As I sit ...
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Intrusive Thoughts In Parenthood

We spend a hell of a lot of time each day thinking about things. The average ...
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All You Need To Know About EMDR Therapy

What Is EMDR? EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) is a psychological therapy that was developed ...
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Is Paying For Private Therapy Worth It?

What is Private Therapy? It may come as no surprise to you that private therapy is ...
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How To Survive The Fourth Trimester

What Is The Fourth Trimester? We typically hear about the first, second and third trimester of ...
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What Is Birth Trauma?

According to SAMHSA, 2014, individual trauma results from an event, or series of events, or set ...
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Excessive reassurance seeking & anxiety

Seeking excessive reassurance is a very common coping strategy for those that get anxious about things. ...
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How can CBT help with Postnatal Depression?

It is thought that 10-20% of new parents develop Postnatal Depression. Research has even found that ...
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International Father’s Mental Health Day

On 21st June 2021, it was International Father's Mental Health Day, a day founded by Mark ...
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What is Low Self-Esteem?

What Is Low-Self Esteem? Low self-esteem is something that I see very commonly in clinical practice. ...
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How to manage excessive worrying

What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder? Have you always been a bit of a worrier? Do you ...
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Baby Blues or Postnatal Depression?

Lots of new mums may wonder whether the change in how they are feeling after having ...
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Can Childhood Adversity Cause Anxiety?

What Are Adverse Childhood Experiences? I was asked recently whether childhood adversity can contribute to problems ...
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Homework in CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a very practical therapy that involves homework as a huge part ...
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Anxiety in The Body

Can Anxiety Cause Physical Symptoms? Many people who I have worked with in therapy are so ...
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Anti-depressants in Pregnancy

What You Need to Know About Anti-depressants in Pregnancy Medication has its place in the treatment ...
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Coronavirus and OCD

OCD is an anxiety disorder that is characterised by unwanted intrusive thoughts which create intense distress, ...
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Counselling or CBT?

What is The Difference Between CBT & Counselling? The two most common types of psychological treatments ...
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What is perinatal mental health?

What is Perinatal Mental Health? The term "perinatal," refers to the period from conception up until ...
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Post-natal Depression in men/partners

We often hear about women experiencing Postnatal Depression after the birth of a child. This illness ...
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How effective is online therapy?

How effective is online therapy? Over the years, psychological therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), ...
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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a NICE approved psychotherapy used to treat ...
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