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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Aiding-Exam-Stress-Asia

A recent article in the BBC discusses rituals used in Asia to combat exam stress, words by Jody-Lan Castle: Exams are a time of great stress. Especially in East Asia, where the pressure is on to achieve sky-high results. Here are some of the ways that exam-crazy students from across Asia ensure they

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Depression

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A recent article in the BBC discusses online comics for mental health and how they help to create personal conversations on the subject. Online comics about mental health are helping to change the way we talk about these illnesses, according to illustrators. People are feeling isolated and…

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Couples

CBT modern relationships failing

A new article written in MensXP explores the trials and tribulations of modern relationships (words by Ankush Buhuguna). For couples therapy call Efficacy today on 0207 929 7911. Why are relationships so hard today? Why do we fail at love every time, despite trying so hard? Why have humans suddenly…

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Critical Parents Adhd CBT
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Critical Parents Adhd CBT

An article in the Guardian explains that approximately two-thirds of children with ADHD will continue to experience some symptoms in adulthood. A new study has suggested that it depends on the child's relationship with their family. ADHD can affect everything from finding employment and developing…

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CBT for Addictions

Addictions Behaviour CBT

With dry January finally behind us, our thoughts may turn to our relationship with alcohol and whether it is social or problematic. But addiction can go far beyond our relationship with substances like alcohol or drugs. Sometimes our behaviour suggests that we may operate as though we’re addicted to

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Efficacy CBT Lee Grant Featured Asos

Lee Grant, a Clinical Director at Efficacy, has been featured on the new ASOS article by Siam Goorwich. The article shares tips on how to maintain focus at work and Lee discusses the concept of task organisation, see below: First the worst: You know that rhyme, ‘First the worst, second the best,…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Olly Years And Years CBT Mental Health Cuts

Olly Alexander, lead singer of the acclaimed band Years and Years was recently interviewed in The Guardian. He discusses his experience with mental health and the useful practice of CBT. Alexander is an award-winning actor and singer, but fame aside, his experiences will be familiar to all too many…

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Depression

8-Steps-Depression-CBT

Depression is hard to live with, hard to explain and hard to understand if you have never suffered it before. These are the things to say that help: 1. You deserve help! Depression is a problem in that when you have it; you often think you deserve it. It's hard to imagine a time when life isn't…

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Phones Need Bed Mode To Protect Sleep CBT
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Phones Need Bed Mode To Protect Sleep CBT

Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic "bedtime mode" that stops them disrupting people's sleep, says a leading doctor. Prof Paul Gringras argued the setting should filter out the blue light that delays the body clock and keeps people awake later into the evening. The Doctor,…

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Mental Health Equality High Profile Backing
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Mental Health Equality High Profile Backing

A campaign calling for an increase in funding for mental health services in England has been launched. Over 200 celebrities have backed the push for mental health to be treated as seriously as other illnesses. Comedian Frank Skinner, former footballer Ian Wright and presenter Graham Norton are also…

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World Mental Health Day
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day we want to share Ten Top Tips to Enhance Wellbeing with you. Why don’t you make it your objective to do at least three of these things today? Keep active – this increases your overall energy levels and enhances mood Maintain a structure to your day Recognise daily…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT Insomnia Daily Mail

Libby Galvin for the Daily Mail: Apparently, we spend one-third of our lives asleep. Not me. Ever since I was a child, most of the time everyone else has spent getting their beauty sleep, I've spent tossing and turning, exasperated at my inability to do what should be so natural. Once I do finally…

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Feeling anxious? It's good to cry
Anxiety Treatment with CBT

Feeling anxious? It's good to cry

A recent Guardian article has published statistics from a recent poll taken by Mind, the mental health charity. It states that one in five 18-34-year-olds admit to having cried in the past week because of anxiety, while four in five say they put on a brave face when anxious.

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