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The Therapy Diaries

The Therapy Diaries 5 | Long Waits and Too Many Assessments

After a bit of a break, The Therapy Diaries is back! While we’re coming up to my most recent brush with my local mental health service, I felt that I wanted to do a post around the journey that led up to it, as it was certainly a stressful one. Of course, my previous experience… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 5 | Long Waits and Too Many Assessments

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The Therapy Diaries

The Therapy Diaries 4 | Hypnotherapy

It’s that time again, folks. It’s time for another edition of The Therapy Diaries! Today, we’re looking at something a little different - my experience with hypnotherapy, which took place in 2015 during the run-up to my wedding to help me with my anxiety, emetophobia and (what was undiagnosed at the time but we now… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 4 | Hypnotherapy

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The Therapy Diaries

The Therapy Diaries 3 | EMDR

I’d like to start today’s post with a massive thank you - I’ve had so many lovely comments from you all on the Therapy Diaries series and it means so much that you’re enjoying it. At times it hasn’t been easy to write, but I’m hoping to raise awareness on the different types of therapies… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 3 | EMDR

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The Therapy Diaries

The Therapy Diaries 2 | Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Exposure

Last week, I kicked off my brand new blog series entitled “The Therapy Diaries,” in which I take a look back over my many, many experiences of therapy for my rather messed up brain. My last post in this series looked at my time with the school counselling service to help deal with my anxiety… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 2 | Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Exposure

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The Therapy Diaries

The Therapy Diaries 1 | School Counselling

Today, I’m kicking off a new series of blog posts entitled “The Therapy Diaries.” Pretty much what it says on the tin. I recently read a book called My Shit Therapist and Other Mental Health Stories by Michelle Thomas, which is an incredibly honest and relatable account of living with mental illness. I’ll be posting… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 1 | School Counselling

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OCD Tales

An Open Letter to My OCD

For the last couple of years, I've shared this post every World Mental Health Day. I'm proud to say it's one of my most successful posts, so I've been revamping it every year. The events of 2020 and 2021 have certainly meant that my mental health has been affected (of course that’s been the case… Continue reading An Open Letter to My OCD

Mental Health & Wellbeing, My Anxious Travels

A Fear-Filled Flight to Madeira | My Anxious Travels

Why hello! I have returned from my holiday to Madeira, and I have loads to catch up on! While I’m intending to write a post specifically about what we got up to on our trip, I wanted to write a little about the flight itself. Originally, I had intended to have this included in the… Continue reading A Fear-Filled Flight to Madeira | My Anxious Travels

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Thursday 7th February 2019 is Time to Talk Day. If you don’t know what that is, let me inform you. Time to Talk Day was started by Time to Change, the mental health campaign. Their aim is a simple one: to get more people talking about mental health. One in four of us are affected… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Mental Health