Category: Development

Improving Our Understanding of Health Anxiety

August 1, 2021
Health Anxiety occurs when the fear of being ill or becoming ill interferes with daily life. Throughout the course of my career, I have specialised in the assessment and treatment...

What are the differences between Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy?

June 25, 2021
Staff working in these roles tend to deal with different types of concerns, although there is also considerable overlap in their work. The shortest explanation is that ‘psychotherapist’ is an...

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?

June 16, 2021
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy with the aim of changing the way we think and behave. CBT primarily focuses on our thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations, paying...

Managing Health Anxiety (During a Pandemic)

May 25, 2021
Health anxiety has been a condition that I have worked with personally for several years. Health anxiety is often defined as a misinterpretation of physical sensations such as the belief...

Understanding the Impact of Depression

May 25, 2021
Almost 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health condition throughout our lives. Despite the seriousness of conditions such as Depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, many people...

How to Manage Intrusive Thoughts

March 25, 2021
Have you ever been lying awake at night and you encounter a thought that you just can’t seem to get rid of. It may be worrying something bad will happen...