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Mental Health Update: I’ve Started CBT Again

Apologies for my lack of post last week, and also for my delay in the one before that. It’s been a busy couple of weeks and a lot has happened. I’m attempting to get my shit back together though - although, I think I’ve done pretty well considering I’ve stayed consistent with two posts a… Continue reading Mental Health Update: I’ve Started CBT Again

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The Therapy Diaries 7 | High Intensity CBT

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

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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 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 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 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 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