Cognitive behavioural therapy

Self sabotage

Self sabotage is when you get in the way, either consciously or unconsciously, of things going well for you. It’s a very common pattern for people to have to varying degrees, and is directly linked to how much you believe you deserve to be happy, successful, relaxed, intimate or any other quality or experience that

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Arachnophobia

If you jump, squeal and run a mile at the sight of a spider and even the hint of a darkened corner gets your spidey senses tingling, then don’t worry – you are not alone. Fear of spiders – or arachnophobia – is one of the most common of all the phobias. Spiders make many

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Coping with a traumatic event

We all encounter stressful events on a regular basis, many of which we take in our stride and cope with without too much difficulty. However, sometimes an event causes a significant amount of stress, particularly when it happens repeatedly or poses a threat to an individual’s life, health or wellbeing. Traumatic events can affect anyone

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Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is an irrational fear of being in confined spaces. It’s not so much the space itself that is frightening but the thought of what might happen in that space – running out of oxygen, for example. It is estimated that around 10% of the British population are affected by the condition, experiencing anything from

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that impacts how an individual thinks, acts, and views the world. Sufferers can experience the disorder in a number of different ways, but most will have an altered sense of reality, and often lose contact with reality altogether. Schizophrenia will usually appear sometime in late teens and early adulthood, although

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Mood disorder

What is a mood disorder? You may know of someone who has been diagnosed by a mental health professional as having a mood disorder. It is currently a fairly common diagnoses given to both young and old men and women. Examples of mood disorders Well known examples of mood disorders include Bipolar, (formerly known as

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