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» Do you need therapy?

You may feel anxious sometimes, or struggle with low mood, but do you need psychotherapy such as CBT? Here are a few things to consider read article

Added on 01.01.1970

» 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 01.01.1970

» Are you on the autistic spectrum?

If you have interpersonal problems and difficulties managing your emotions, you could have Asperger's syndrome or be on the autistic spectrum read article

Added on 01.01.1970

» The healing power of imagery

Imagery is a key technique in both cognitive and schema therapy, as imagery techniques transform upsetting memories linked to psychological problems read article

Added on 01.01.1970

» 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 01.01.1970

» Schema therapy accreditation

I am now an accredited schema therapist, offering both cognitive & schema therapy for people living in North London read article

Added on 27.02.2017

» How does 'exposure' work in CBT for anxiety?

If you are struggling with an anxiety-related problem like OCD, 'exposure' is one of the key CBT techniques. But what is it and how does it work? read article

Added on 05.06.2017

» 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

» 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

» 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 28.06.2017

» Which is better for anxiety, antidepressants or CBT?

Although GPs often prescribe antidepressants for anxiety, CBT is far more effective - and is recommended by NICE - for treating anxiety issues read article

Added on 13.09.2014

» Why do we worry?

Worry is a normal response to problems we are trying to solve - but worrying can get out of control. Try this simple CBT technique today to worry less read article

Added on 14.08.2014

» Which form of therapy is best for anxiety?

If you are struggling with worry and anxiety, should you choose counselling, cognitive therapy or another form of psychotherapy? read article

Added on 08.08.2014

» How compassion soothes the anxious mind

Compassion is a wonderful antidote to stress and anxiety - so learning to be kinder and more compassionate to yourself is a key part of any therapy read article

Added on 10.07.2014

» Thought-action fusion explained

Thought-action fusion is an unhelpful thinking style often found with OCD, but also in other anxiety disorders such as generalised anxiety disorder read article

Added on 05.06.2014

» Most common phobias

According to a recent survey, we are most afraid of heights, snakes and public speaking - with spiders, enclosed spaces and mice not far behind read article

Added on 15.07.2014

» What are 'safety behaviours' in CBT?

Cognitive therapists often refer to safety behaviours - but what are they and why do they serve to maintain conditions like social anxiety and OCD? read article

Added on 30.04.2014

» Freeing yourself from a phobia

Phobias such as claustrophobia or a fear of dogs are very common - but they are fairly simple to treat with CBT read article

Added on 05.02.2014

» What causes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious problem that can develop following a traumatic incident - but we now understand how to treat it read article

Added on 10.11.2013

» The way out of depression

When you suffer from depression, you stop doing things that give you a sense of pleasure or achievement - so it's key to start doing them again read article

Added on 15.11.2013
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