Talking therapies are better than pills, but you have to find the right one Stephanie Merritt
Often people seek counselling for a specific reason, such as a bereavement or problems related to alcohol or drug use, but it doesn’t have to be related to a major life event. Many of us will have had difficult experiences at some stage ...
by Linda Cundy
When we feel secure and have a sense of belonging to a family or social group where we are known and valued we are better able to act with self-agency. This is especially important if we are separated from family and friends. Mobile phones, email, text, Skype and social network sites enable communication ...
Here is great introduction by BACP
What is therapy and counselling?
Therapy offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable. It allows you to talk with someone who is trained to listen a ...
We are living through the worst recession since the Second World War. With high unemployment, static incomes, cuts to benefits and public services and spiralling living costs, increasing numbers of people in Britain are struggling financially to survive.
The Trussell Trust runs a networ ...
A Consortium of experts is to deliver a £2.2m educational and advice programme to improve mental health outcomes for children
Identifying and treating young people with mental health problems is set to be transformed with the announcement today (Wednesday 10 October) of a pioneering e-portal which aims to support professionals in ...