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Somatic Therapy and EMDR for PTSD and Trauma

Somatic Therapy for PTSD Article by Dr Arielle Schwartz Somatic therapy facilitate resolution of trauma and PTSD responses. We can’t always think our way out of traumatic experiences. One of the biggest issues that we face as human beings is that we can feel trapped by our own physical and emotional states. These are the

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Survey finds one third of UK employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress

One third of UK employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress By Ellen Scott A survey of 2,000 British workers in junior and senior roles has found that 34% of us are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress. Management consultancy firm PwC asked British people in a range of different jobs to answer questions about

Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for you

Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for you Original article posted on the American Psychological Association website. by Dr. Katherine Nordal on September 24th, 2012 1. You learn to work through your own problems. We’ve all heard the expression, “Give a man fish, he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime.” That’s

One third of UK professionals suffer from anxiety or depression

A third of UK professionals suffer from anxiety or depression 15 January 2018 by Owen Gough More than a third (35.2 per cent) of the nation’s workers are suffering from mental health issues, with four in ten (42.9 per cent) admitting that their job is a key contributor to these feelings. That’s according to the

5 Ways To Manage Anxiety In The Workplace

5 Ways To Manage Anxiety In The Workplace Source: Huffington Post written by Marianne Stenger Have you ever turned down a promotion or other important career opportunity because it involved public speaking or travelling to another city? Although everyone deals with stress in the workplace, for individuals with an anxiety disorder, these daily stressors can

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is a positive one. Scientists found that people who worry a lot do so because they experience “high levels of

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor in Manchester

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor In the short-term medication can be an appropriate choice to help you get to sleep.  Particularly if you just need to get through a short but difficult time. However using medication to help you sleep in the long-term can potentially make things much worse.  Depending on the

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Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder – Inner Changes Counselling and Psychotherapy Manchester

Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that talking therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped. Social anxiety disorder is a

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Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages

Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages by PsychCentral | July 3, 2016 The stages of mourning and grief are universal and are experienced by people from all walks of life. Mourning occurs in response to an individual’s own terminal illness, the loss of a close relationship, or to the death of a valued

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Women and people under the age of 35 at greatest risk of anxiety

Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of Cambridge. The study also found that people from Western Europe and North America are more likely to suffer from anxiety than people from other cultures. The review, published today in the

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Rising numbers of anxious students need counselling and support for mental health problems

Rising numbers of anxious students need counselling and support for mental health problems By Sean Coughlan – 30 September 2015 – BBC News Record numbers of students are beginning university this term, making the big emotional step of a new independent life, with many living away from home for the first time. But there are warnings

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts There are a number of helpful ways to change how you think about anxiety provoking situations. One of the ways is to think of the anxious thoughts as incorrect predictions or assumptions about future events which are based upon unhelpful evidence from your past experiences.  Approaches

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Study finds that talking therapy is better than pills for treating social anxiety

Study finds that talking therapy is better than pills for treating social anxiety disorder (SAD) Talking therapy is more effective than pills in treating social anxiety disorder, a study has found. Social phobia/anxiety is a persistent fear of social situations.  It is one of the most common anxiety disorders. A review of 101 clinical trials

Sleep’s memory role discovered – Psychotherapy and Counselling News

Sleep’s memory role discovered The mechanism by which a good night’s sleep improves learning and memory has been discovered by scientists. The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells – synapses – forming during sleep. Their study, published in the journal Science, showed even intense training could

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Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems. BBC Newsbeat More than nine out of 10 young people expose themselves to the blue light from smartphones and tablets, before bed, causing problems with sleep. A new survey also shows more than 28m people in the UK regularly get no more than seven hours sleep a night. Prof

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