Monthly Archives: June 2015

Schizophrenia may be the price of our humanity

Research suggests the disease is linked to changes in brain size on the evolutionary road from ape to man Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.salon.com See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Advertisements

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Psychosis isn’t catching but burnout is a risk for many caring professionals

Staff regularly dealing with traumatic situations are at risk of mental health issues, employers must ensure they are well supported “Is it catching? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com This is a good article on the risks of burn out for … Continue reading

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My Personal Journey in Mental Health Treatment

This is my story of battling depression and finding mental health treatment. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.malcolmsocialwork.com Well written piece about an experience of depression and mental health treatment. See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health

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As a music therapist I can give people back the power to communicate

Regular sessions can help reduce anxiety among people with mental health conditions such as depression and dementia On a weekday, it’s normally an early start; responding to urgent emails before heading to my office at the music therapy research… Sourced … Continue reading

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Psychosomatic disorders: When illness really is all in the mind

A man loses the power of his legs but tests suggest he is perfectly fit. Could he be imagining it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health

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Anxiety may be worsening your ability to empathise with others

New social research conducted in America suggests that anxiety may reduce our ability to empathize with other people or understand their emotions. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.independent.co.uk For all the anxious counsellors out there See on Scoop.it – Counselling and … Continue reading

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British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Opposes Mandatory use of Psychological Therapies in workfare programmes

Iain Duncan Smith Adviser tries out Therapy for Jobseekers. Thanks to Enigma: The BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) issued this statement this week.   17th June, 2… Sourced through Scoop.it from: intensiveactivity.wordpress.com Providing psychological therapies for Jobcentre clients … Continue reading

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