Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT and Brexit
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT and Brexit

Many people seem to be feeling an underlying sense of anxiety as the prospect of Brexit loom closer. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is chosen by NICE as the therapy of choice for Anxiety and Depression. A lot of us appear to be having a bit of a rough time at the moment, and it would be surprising if

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London CBT Therapists
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London CBT Therapists

All of our CBT therapists have been award with accreditation from the BABCP. As the largest and leading cognitive behavioural therapy service in London, we have the best CBT Therapists in London. We offer a rapid, discreet, affordable service which prioritises our clients and their needs.

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GPs Recovery with CBT
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

GPs Recovery with CBT

GPs are unable to access confidential care locally. We have treated 405 GPs with mental health problems over the last year; with CBT 85% are making a full recovery. The GPs were all suffering from common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. Read more out the results here.

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14 Top CBT Tips for Sleep
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14 Top CBT Tips for Sleep

As a CBT Therapist in London ‘sleeplessness’ is part of the majority of therapy talks I have with my clients. This is not because I see a lot of clients with sleep disorder but because feeling rested is essential to our overall well-being and because not being able to get a decent sleep can reveal…

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Schools sign up for Mindfulness
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Schools sign up for Mindfulness

It’s Wednesday morning and the children from year five at St John the Baptist primary school in Brighton are chatting noisily at their desks. A bell chimes and the chatter stops. Thirty children close their eyes and place a hand across their chest, breathing in and out slowly. It’s as if they’ve bee

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Teenage Anxiety Epidemic
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Teenage Anxiety Epidemic

More young women aged 16 to 24 than ever before are experiencing mental health problems according to a government study, Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey, published last week. ‘Young women have become a key high-risk group,’ it said. The survey followed another recent study that found more than a…

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Mental Health Relationships Key Happiness
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Mental Health Relationships Key Happiness

When we think about what causes humans to be miserable, the finger is often pointed at money problems and poverty as key catalysts. A study published this month by the London School of Economics (LSE), however, has found that these are not the two drivers of overall human misery: Mental and physical

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CBT offered women pms
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CBT offered women pms

Women experiencing premenstrual syndrome should routinely be offered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help them manage the symptoms, gynaecologists have said. Around 40% of women experience symptoms of PMS with around 5%-8% having severe symptoms. Physical symptoms can include swollen breasts…

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NHS Treat Mental Health Effectively
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NHS Treat Mental Health Effectively

It’s been an interesting few years for mental health; once seen as an ambiguous and silent range of problems that were kept out of the public perception, it has recently found its voice and received an unprecedented amount of attention. Numerous articles questioning the quality of treatment…

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Schools Sign Mindfulness
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Schools Sign Mindfulness

It’s Wednesday morning and the children from year 5 at St John the Baptist primary school in Brighton are chatting noisily at their desks. A bell chimes and the chatter stops. Thirty children close their eyes and place a hand across their chest, breathing in and out slowly. It’s as if they’ve been…

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Divorces Higher Holiday Season
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Divorces Higher Holiday Season

As British Summer enters its final stages, some interesting research has shed light on the pattern between time periods after holiday seasons and divorce rates. In short, Divorce is seasonal - with spikes following major holidays, researchers have found.

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Future Olympian Perfectionist
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Future Olympian Perfectionist

With the huge success of the British team in Rio, we thought it would be good to discuss how to utilise perfectionism; perfectionism can help aid in your successes without it becoming a disorder. Little perfectionism can be a good thing. It generates an image of a future we care about and the energy

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Kim Cattrall Insomina Battle
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Kim Cattrall Insomina Battle

The former Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall has spoken of her struggle with the “tsunami” of chronic insomnia that forced her out of a starring role on the London stage. Cattrall, who had been due to take the title role in the Royal Court Theatre's production of Penelope Skinner’s play Linda last…

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London Mayor Bans Body Shaming Adverts
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London Mayor Bans Body Shaming Adverts

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has proposed a ban for the London Underground that prevents the display of adverts promoting unrealistic expectations of women’s body image and health. There’s certainly demand in London for a ban on body-shaming advertising. Last year, there was a phenomenal backlash against…

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Mental Health Music Industry

Fiona McGugan, general manager of the Music Manager’s Forum, reports on the increasingly vital role of the emotionally responsible manager in the industry. Life in the music industry is likely to take its toll on a person regardless of mental vulnerability. Being thrust into the spotlight can be…

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Benefit-Cuts-Link-Mental-Health
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Benefit-Cuts-Link-Mental-Health

Fear of brown envelopes is now familiar to anyone unlucky enough to be acquainted with Britain’s benefits system. For Sharon Linford, who has rapid cycling bipolar, as well as depression and borderline personality disorder, receiving a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) last…

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CBT Children Care Denied Mental Health
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CBT Children Care Denied Mental Health

Children in care are too often missing out on treatment for mental health problems despite being four times more likely to experience them, say MPs. The Commons Education Committee says children fostered in England are sometimes denied treatment simply because they move placement too often. They…

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Eating Disorders Long Waiting Lists England
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Eating Disorders Long Waiting Lists England

People with eating disorders in England can wait for up to 182 days for mental health treatment, according to new NHS figures. The average waiting time for adults in England can vary from 20 to 182 days depending on the mental health trust, BBC Breakfast found after making freedom of information…

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Mindfulness Making Ill
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Mindfulness Making Ill

Mindfulness, the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breath and thoughts, has surged in popularity over the last few years, with a boom in apps, online courses, books and articles extolling its virtues. It can be done alone or with a guide (digital or human), and with so much…

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CBT Spring Cleaning Improve Mental Health
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CBT Spring Cleaning Improve Mental Health

A good clear out can help aid anxiety and other disorders: Seasonal cues can be prompts for good behaviour. However much you may loathe it, Valentine's Day reminds us to take a moment to appreciate the ones we love, and Mother’s Day to shower some affection on the wonderful women who gave birth to…

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10-Steps-Day-CBT
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10-Steps-Day-CBT

1. Rise early. It was this article about becoming an early riser that motivated me to make this significant change in my sleeping habits. And I’ve never looked back. Early mornings are quiet, peaceful, productive, energizing… and my favourite part of the day.

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Internet Browsing Worsen Panic Attacks
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Internet Browsing Worsen Panic Attacks

He placed the sandwich on the counter between us. I wiped my sweaty hand on my shirt and delved into my pocket for cash. The train rocked, I fell forward and head-butted the sandwich across the counter. I went to push myself up, but my palm slipped, and I butted the sandwich a second time. I could…

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Aiding-Exam-Stress-Asia
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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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Critical Parents Adhd CBT
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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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Efficacy CBT Lee Grant Featured Asos
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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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Olly Years And Years CBT Mental Health Cuts
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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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Phones Need Bed Mode To Protect Sleep CBT
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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
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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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Lee Grants Article on nail biting
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Lee Grants Article on nail biting

Nail that habit! Desperate to stop chewing your fingernails? Then get your teeth into our 'how to quit' bite-sized guide • While a third of children and up to 45 per cent of teenagers are said to chew their fingers, astonishingly, five per cent of adults continue to do so

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World Mental Health Day
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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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CBT Insomnia Daily Mail
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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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