It’s hard to believe I’m on part seven of my Therapy Diaries series. Take from that what you will - I’ve had A LOT of therapy. Anyway, at the present time, this is going to be the last in the series! During my last instalment, we actually rewound a few years and went back to… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 7 | High Intensity CBT
I debated whether or not to put together some goals for 2021. Not only did most of us end up writing off our goals for 2020, but we entered the new year with such uncertainty behind it (although as I write this, the UK is set for ANOTHER national lockdown at midnight), so it didn’t… Continue reading My Goals for 2021
It’s been a while since I did an OCD-covid related check-in, so I thought with it being OCD Awareness Week this week, it would be an idea to post one. A lot has happened since my last OCD update - I’ve been getting out a lot more, I’ve seen a few more friends and fam,… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 6 | Contamination OCD & the Coronavirus Pandemic 3: Surely It Should Be Over By Now?
My last post in this series looked at my time with the school counselling service to help deal with my anxiety issues and my emetophobia. This time, I’m looking at my first ever experience of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), which happened during the few months before I went to university. Disclaimer: I am not a… Continue reading The Therapy Diaries 2 | Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Exposure
The 18th May 2020 marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. A yearly campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the overall aim is to raise awareness and promote by driving conversations on mental health. Last year, the theme was all about body image. For 2020, the theme is all about kindness, which is… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness