Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Blog - Depression

How to deal with Depression and COVID-19
Depression

How to deal with Depression and COVID-19

Depression is a mood disorder and it is estimated that 1 in every 4 people experience significantly depressed mood at some time in their life. In a time where self-isolating and social distancing are being strongly recommended this can increase the risk of loneliness and in many cases can cause a…

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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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Depression: Seasonal Affective Disorder
Depression

Depression: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Although September this year has provided a record-breaking heat wave, for some, autumn to winter depression is only around the corner. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, a treatment for anxiety and depression in general, can help seasonal depression and may prevent it recurring in future years.

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10 Signs Of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Depression

10 Signs Of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

The prescribed treatment for depression under the NICE guidelines is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. If you are experiencing some symptoms related to this article you may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder. Feel free to call us now on 0207 929 7911 for any depression enquiries.

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Suicide: The Killer of Men
Depression

Suicide: The Killer of Men

Suicide is currently the single biggest killer of men aged under 45 in the UK, and men are nearly four times more likely than women to take their own life. And members of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance – 70 organisations from the private, public and voluntary sectors – are calling upon men

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CBT and Post Natal Depression
Depression

CBT and Post Natal Depression

Coping with a new baby The arrival of your first baby is supposed to be one of the happiest times in your life and the ultimate expression of the union of your relationship. However, I do see clients with post-natal depression for which CBT is the recommended therapy according to NICE. people feel…

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Middle Aged Men And Suicide
Depression

Middle Aged Men And Suicide

It has been a tragic few days for music fans. On Thursday, the lead singer of nu-metal band Linkin Park Chester Bennington was found dead at the age of 41 in his home in Los Angeles. Bennington died on the day that would have been his friend Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

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iCBT Proven to be Effective for Depression
Depression

iCBT Proven to be Effective for Depression

Cognitive behavioural Therapy (CBT) delivered online is effective for treating depression in adults concludes a new meta-analysis presented at the Annual Meeting for the Psychiatric Association in the United States. CBT, a type of talk therapy, has been shown to be effective in treating depression…

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Frazzled Cafes
Depression

Frazzled Cafes

In a bid to shake off the stigma around mental health, Marks and Spencer is planning to launch mental health ‘cafes’ where shoppers can talk about issues that are affecting them.

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What is Blue Monday?
Depression

What is Blue Monday?

BILLED as the “most depressing day of the year” Blue Monday has struck bringing with it a dark cloud of doom. The party season is over and the endless late nights and booze-fuelled bashes have taken their toll and, apparently, today is the day that it all comes to a head.

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