Monthly Archives: July 2015

What Kind of Psychotherapy Should You Choose?

I would advise potential clients, friends, or family members to find a therapist who “gets” them, has the expertise to help them reduce their suffering as soon as possible, and teaches them skills to stay better. Sourced through Scoop.it from: … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy as a Kind of Art

Like my novels, it enabled me to make sense of a world that often seemed senseless. Sourced through Scoop.it from: opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health

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Mental health counselling ‘opens wounds’ – Jake Mills – BBC News

Jake Mills, a comedian who attempted to take his own life after suffering with mental health problems, says he “started dreading counselling”. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk Fair comment Jake. I’d want our counselling to be about what would be … Continue reading

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Breivik victims’ parents too traumatised to work four years on, research shows

Six out of 10 parents are still struggling with intense grief over the 2011 massacre, while two out of three show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder Four years after Anders Behring Breivik went on a murderous rampage at a summer … Continue reading

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Addiction is not a disease: How AA and 12-step programs erect barriers while attempting to relieve suffering

Defining addiction as a disease is marketing for the rehab industry — and an excuse when treatment doesn’t work Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.salon.com See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health

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Why CBT is falling out of favour

‘Researchers have found that CBT is roughly half as effective in treating depression as it used to be’ Everybody loves cognitive behavioural therapy. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health

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Children’s mental health must be cared for. Or the consequences will be dire | Paul Burstow

While one in 10 children and young people has a treatable mental illness just one in four receives treatmentThe chancellor tells us that he is putting into law the obligation to generate budget surpluses in the “interests of our children”. … Continue reading

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