Counselling

A person who is suffering from depression might experience a further blow to their self-confidence if they consider themselves to be afflicted by a mental illness.
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched a consultation asking stakeholders for their views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists.
How well can psychotherapists and their clients judge from personal experience whether therapy has been effective?
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
The workshop is a ‘how to do trauma focused CBT’ and draws on the clinical models of Ehlers and Clark, and theoretical models of Brewin et. al.
Parental alienation – a child’s unwarranted rejection of one parent and strong alignment with the other following high conflict family breakdown – leaves the alienated parent feeling powerless.  Despite recognition in recent high court judgem
When people become estranged from other members of their family, they may experience a loss that is akin to the experience of bereavement.
The winners of the All in the Mind Awards will be revealed this evening at 9pm. The awards are being made to mark the 25th anniversary of this BBC Radio 4 programme.
The annual conference of the actors' trade union Equity has approvd a motion saying it should provide more support for  members struggling with mental health issues such as depression, one insider has said.
The Chartered Psychologist and broadcaster Professor Tanya Byron is to give a free public lecture during the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Counselling Psychology. She will discuss how we can raise happy and emotionally resilient children despite the pressures of 21st-century life.
This mini-conference provides a forum for exploring some of the principles applied psychologists might consider if they are to become effective agents of social change. Prof.
Providing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for people with mental health disorders such as depression and eating disorders could provide them with long-term benefits without the need for drugs, an expert on the talking treatment has said.
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Psychology FM, the series of radio programmes being broadcast by the Manchester station ALL FM, continues to flourish.
Training in mindfulness could help stressed-out employees to improve their wellbeing, according to a new study.
Our Scottish Branch - Meur Albannach in Gaelic - is holding its Annual General Meeting and a scientific meeting at the Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh, on Friday 14 February. The day will also see the AGMs of the Scottish branches of two Society Divisions.
Patients with mental health problems are to be offered a choice of providers and named professionals when they are referred for further treatment by a GP, the government
A new poll carried out by the Red Cross has found that an alarming number of people could be attempting to bear the pain of serious issues by themselves because they feel they have nobody to turn to.
For full details about this event and to book please visit the event website.
A growing number of university students are seeking the help of counselling services, new research has discovered.
This two-day workshop aims to assist those psychologists who often work therapeutically with clients but wish to consider the impact of changes in brain function due to illness (physical-mental) or injury.
Adaptation-based Process Therapy (APT) is an integrative psychotherapeutic approach for complex presentations and diagnoses of personality disorder and was developed by the speakers in response to both our clinical feelings and client demands for
Engaging children in working towards solutions that will work for them and those around them can be difficult, especially if they feel ‘problem heavy’ and have a reputation that precedes them.
The aim of the workshop will be to explore how we deliver meaningful and effective psychological therapy to individuals experiencing distressing psychosis.
Mindfulness is the ability to engage with the present moment without stress provoking negative judgments.  Simply put, Mindfulness is the ability to leave the past behind us, while also not projecting ourselves into a catastrophic future.&nbs
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