Therapy

Patients with Body Dysmorphic Disorder  (BDD) could benefit from being given cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a form of treatment, a new study has suggested.
Drawing on schema therapy approaches in working with clients with challenging problems This one day workshop explores how clinicians can draw flexibly on schema therapy techniques in working with clients where standard approaches may not
PPT exercises 'may be effective stop-smoking technique'  People striving to quit smoking as part of their new year's resolutions have been urged to give positive psychotherapy (PPT) exercises a try.
Library services in England estimate that over 100,000 people with mental health problems have engaged with the Reading Well Books on Prescription (RWBoP) scheme since it
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
Soldiers and other service members whose mental health is negatively affected by conflict could see their symptoms improved through the use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a new
Adult mental health services for people with more severe problems are considered by many to be showing signs of strain and even crisis. As a response to this our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) launches a report covering service provision for people who have proved an engagement challenge for more traditional services.
Soldiers who have experienced active service may be less likely to suffer from depression if they receive cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
The wealth of mental health expertise and knowledge in communities throughout the UK needs to be better nurtured.
At a time when one in seven people in Scotland are prescribed antidepressants, an NHS clinical psychologist has called for a rethink in the way mental health issues are dealt with in the country, ahead of the introduction of the Scottish governmen
A parliamentary debate on access to psychological therapies took place in Westminster Hall this morning. It was called by James Morris, Conservative MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis and the new chair of the all-party parliamentary group on mental health.
Together with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), we are hosting a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today.
Different approaches to psychotherapy are all beneficial to people battling depression.
The Division of Clinical Psychology Pre-Qualification Group present this introduction to the science of compassion as chosen by its membership in our recent poll.
New research suggests that early cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could help to reduce the risk of a young person developing a psychotic illness. Investigato
Most research into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for teenagers has focused on whether it works or not, with largely positive results.
How often do therapists cry in therapy and does it matter? For a profession that trades in emotions, you'd think these questions would have been tackled before. But as a new paper points out the issue has been strangely neglected.
Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis at University College London and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, is to receive the Society's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
New NICE guidance suggests that signs of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people need to be identified early to ensure they receive the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.
People diagnosed with a mental illness need help and understanding, not labels and medication. That is the message of an article published on the BBC News Health pages today by Professor Peter Kinderman from the University of Liverpool, a former chair of our Division of Clinical Psychology.
A British Chartered Psychologist gave a prestigious award lecture in New York this week.
Efforts to lose weight can be restricted by a person's emotions.
Psychological therapies may benefit children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Watch a child draw and they can seem so absorbed, their brow furrowed in blissful concentration. It seems an ideal way for them to cope with negative emotion.
Research with people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is often impersonal. Participants' thoughts, feelings and behaviours are reduced to ticked boxes on a questionnaire.
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