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Blog by Dan Roberts MBACP, MPD CBT, Therapist in East Finchley, London

Thoughts, reflections, advice...

» Feeling stressed or anxious? Go easy on the caffeine

If you are struggling with stress or anxiety, some simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference - start by reducing your caffeine intake read article

Added on 19.08.2015

» Bibliotherapy for stress

If you are feeling stressed or frazzled, here are some of the best self-help books you can read to understand and manage your stress read article

Added on 07.04.2015

» October Overcoming Stress Workshop

If you would like to attend my Overcoming Stress workshop but can't make 12th September, the next workshop will be held on 10th October read article

Added on 30.06.2015

» The difference between pressure and stress

It's easy to confuse pressure - which can be helpful - and stress, which may cause a wide range of problems with your mental and physical health read article

Added on 30.07.2015

» September Overcoming Stress workshop

If you live near East Finchley and are struggling with stress, places are still available on my Overcoming Stress workshop on 12th September read article

Added on 15.06.2015

» BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists

I am pleased to have joined the BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists - the first such register of psychological therapists in the UK read article

Added on 15.07.2015

» New Overcoming Stress workshop in East Finchley

If you are suffering from stress and would like to feel calmer, I am now running monthly CBT workshops in the heart of East Finchley, North London read article

Added on 09.06.2015

» New hours at my East Finchley practice

If you would like to see me for cognitive therapy at my new East Finchley practice - 4 Bedford Mews, N2 9DF - I now have longer opening hours read article

Added on 06.05.2015

» Superb CBT self-help book on worry

If you struggle with worry & anxiety, you should definitely read Robert Leahy's The Worry Cure - one of the best CBT self-help books I have read read article

Added on 15.08.2015

» Living a compassionate life

Buddhists have long known that compassion was an antidote to anger and hostility - in CBT we also use it to counter harshly self-critical thinking read article

Added on 12.08.2015

» How to set goals in cognitive therapy

Setting realistic, achievable goals is a key part of the cognitive therapy process - and a useful lesson for life read article

Added on 15.03.2015

» What are anxiety disorders?

If you struggle with persistent worry and anxiety, you might have an 'anxiety disorder' - which can be successfully treated with cognitive therapy read article

Added on 01.07.2015

» My new practice in East Finchley

I am moving to larger premises in East Finchley from 30th March 2015, where I will hold workshops and groups as well as one-to-one cognitive therapy read article

Added on 19.03.2015

» Acceptance vs change in cognitive therapy

Although CBT teaches us to change unhelpful thoughts and behaviours, sometimes accepting what we can't change can also be transformative read article

Added on 30.04.2015

» How to use mindfulness in daily life

If you are suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, excessive anger or an eating disorder, mindfulness can help - if you know how to use it read article

Added on 24.08.2015

» Five common myths about cognitive therapy

When I am explaining cognitive therapy to clients and students, I am keen to bust some of the most common myths - here are my top five read article

Added on 07.10.2014

» Do you struggle with addiction?

Overcoming an addiction - to food, alcohol, shopping, drugs or anything else - can be tough. But with the right help, you can do it read article

Added on 01.10.2014

» Is someone close to you narcissistic?

If someone you love or work with is narcissistic, you may experience all sorts of problems in dealing with them - but it doesn't have to be that way read article

Added on 27.09.2014

» How thinking errors affect your mood

We all engage in 'thinking errors' - interpreting things in illogical or unhelpful ways - and changing them is a key part of cognitive therapy read article

Added on 20.09.2014

» How self-criticism affects your mental health

Self-critical thinking makes you vulnerable to a wide range of psychological problems, including stress, anxiety and depression read article

Added on 07.09.2014
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