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Dealing with Exam Stress

The summer season can bring plenty of exam stress and feelings of being under pressure. The number of those dealing with exam stress is rising significantly according to the NSPCC and Childline, whilst TES cites...

Stress in the Workplace

Over 11 million days are lost due to time off caused by stress in the workplace. Work is a place where we spend such a significant portion of our lives and to which we devote so much energy it is perhaps not surprising that it can be such a big contributor to our worries

What You Need to Know About Depression

Depression is a common illness, affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. People often confuse depression with the temporary feeling of feeling a bit down. A bad day at work can result in a person...

Self-Harm: The Invisible Epidemic

People are often reluctant to talk about or address mental health issues. Over the years, public dialogue and news articles have helped to raise awareness about different types of mental disorders. Although we may now...

Why Is CBT Growing in Popularity?

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) has been receiving more and more attention in recent years. If you’ve heard about CBT and are wondering what all the buzz is about, here is a summary of why CBT is...

Schema Therapy: Your Questions Answered

Considering schema therapy or simply wondering if it could help you? This type of therapy has been effective in treating a whole range of issues. If you are thinking about visiting a private London psychologist...

How Do You Know When to See a Psychiatrist?

Most of us won’t hesitate to see a doctor if we think there might be some physical issue that needs attention. Yet when it comes to our mental health, we are often far more reticent...

How to Know If It’s More Than Normal Teenage Angst – Part 2

Dealing with a teenager can be difficult at the best of times. The problem is knowing when your teenager is suffering from more than normal teenage moodiness. At our private psychiatrist London-based clinic we are...

How to Know If It’s More Than Normal Teenage Angst – Part 1

Perhaps it comes on suddenly or maybe you woke up one day and felt like you were in a body snatchers-type horror movie. Your child went from being sweet and happy to sulky and elusive....

Are You Letting a Phobia Hold You Back?

We all have our likes and dislikes and even things that scare us. What makes that different from a phobia is the debilitating nature of the fear. Do you have something that truly frightens you...