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Life after Lockdown: Future-proofing your Mental Health
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Life after Lockdown: Future-proofing your Mental Health

While normal life still seems far away, we are getting closer to the other side of lockdown. This realisation is a relief for some, but a daunting thought for others as we prepare for life after lockdown and a new ‘normal’. According to a YouGov survey, just 9% of people want a total return to…

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Technology: The negative impact on Mental Health
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Technology: The negative impact on Mental Health

Overexposure to sensationalised news updates not only harms mental health: it can be addictive. Our mind is susceptible to the emotions generated by the media, whether they are positive or negative, and it can get trapped in a hard-to-break vicious circle.

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Overcome the Stigma: Take Control of Your Mental Health
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Overcome the Stigma: Take Control of Your Mental Health

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Many people suffer in silence when it comes to psychological issues, but why? For years there has been a stigma around mental health. Stigma is a perceived mark of disgrace that sets a person apart from others.…

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25% of ICU survivors suffer PTSD
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25% of ICU survivors suffer PTSD

Figures reveal that over 25% of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) survivors suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result of advancements in critical care medicine, the chances of survival from ICU have increased, potentially bringing with it; however, an array of associated longer-term…

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World Bipolar Day
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World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day is celebrated each year on March 30th, the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, who was posthumously diagnosed as having the disorder.

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Efficacy Holds Triumphant UK Team Event
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Efficacy Holds Triumphant UK Team Event

Following the business update to the team, Lee Grant our Clinical Director introduced Professor Spada as guest speaker. The event provided the Efficacy network therapists with an engaging thought-provoking and habit-changing talk on Addiction to Technology (a threat to wellbeing).

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Can CBT help overcome procrastination?
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Can CBT help overcome procrastination?

Everyone falls victim to procrastination from time to time. At some point, our self-control wavers. We end up losing sight of our goals and surrendering everything we know about the benefits of delayed gratification.

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Three signs of low self-esteem and how CBT can help.
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Three signs of low self-esteem and how CBT can help.

Our self-esteem is essentially the opinion we have of ourselves. People who suffer from low self-esteem are often plagued with feelings of worthlessness, awkwardness and frustration. These feelings can leave sufferers more susceptible to mental health issues such as depression and social anxiety.

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Efficacy awarded prestigious GHP award
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Efficacy awarded prestigious GHP award

Expert cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) practitioners, Efficacy, are delighted to have been awarded the ‘Best CBT Therapy Service 2019’ by Global Health & Pharma (GHP).

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Efficacy shortlisted for HSJ Partnership Awards
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Efficacy shortlisted for HSJ Partnership Awards

Nominated in the ‘Best Healthcare Provider Partnership’ category, expert cognitive behavioural therapists, Efficacy has been shortlisted as finalists for the prestigious HSJ Partnership Awards 2019. Taking place 20th March at London’s Park Plaza in Westminster, the HSJ Partnership Awards celebrate…

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