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Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for you

Reasons why psychotherapy might be the right choice for youOriginal article posted on the American Psychological Association website. by Dr. Katherine Nordal on September 24th, 20121. 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 the idea

Somatic Therapy and EMDR for PTSD and Trauma

Somatic Therapy for PTSDArticle by Dr Arielle SchwartzSomatic 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 times that

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And IntelligencePeople 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 spontaneous activity”

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor in Manchester

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep CounsellorIn 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 type of

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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 DisorderWhile 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 condition characterised

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Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages

Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stagesby PsychCentral | July 3, 2016The 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 being, human

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughtsThere 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 similar

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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 found talking therapies

Sleep’s memory role discovered – Psychotherapy and Counselling News

Sleep’s memory role discoveredThe 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 not make up

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems and insomnia - Sleep Manchester

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems.BBC NewsbeatMore 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 Richard Wiseman, who

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Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggestsSleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests.In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience.If the same is true in humans, it

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety DisordersThe term Anxiety disorder is a collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety-related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties sufferers have an excessive fear or discomfort that is out of proportion to the situation, and which is something that

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement

[fblikesend]Anxiety can be turned into positive excitementOriginal article by Philip ChardIf you’ve ever grappled with anticipatory anxiety, you’ve probably been told there is one primary approach you should take: calm down.Seems logical. If you are wired before giving a speech, taking a test or going on that first date, the reasonable antidote would seem obvious. Offset

Don’t Feel Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough

[fblikesend]Don’t Get Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy EnoughSome people may actually find themselves feeling more depressed and anxious when they try then fail to be as happy as they think they should be.  There is plenty of research to suggest that thinking more positively and feeling happier, more of the time, has numerous physical and mental health benefits,

Juggle Your Way Out of Anxiety

Juggle your way out of anxiety disorders

Juggling your way out of anxiety disordersAll you need is your anxiety and a tennis or juggling ball. Brain scan studies have demonstrated that anxiety disorders only occurs in one hemisphere of the brain. If you force both hemispheres of the brain to communicate with some physical actions that involve both sides of the body then the

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Nigel Magowan
UKCP Registered and Accredited Psychotherapist
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Inner Changes Psychotherapy and Counselling
22 Newport Road
Chorlton
Manchester M21 9NN

Website: www.manchester-psychotherapy.co.uk
Email: nigel@manchester-psychotherapy.co.uk

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