With the UK under strict lockdown measures and schools closed, we talk to psychotherapist and counsellor Lucy Fuller about the effect on children’s mental health. What are some red flags that suggest a child may not be coping, and how can parents and caregivers help?
Being aware of how emotionally we are reacting to things is really important. Maintaining a positive mindset and having something to look forward to can give us some sense of control in the present. Counsellor and psychotherapist Anthony Davis gives us practical tips on how to better manage our health and wellbeing in these uncertain times.
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Experts share how the cost, process and outcomes compare to individual therapy sessions.
Years ago, before self-harm became part of my life, my understanding of the term would have been as a purely physical act. I equated self-harm with physical self-injury, of the sort that would leave visible damage.
In the end, it is right that mental health professionals shouldn't go around labelling public figures with mental disorders as simplistic explanations for their choices. At the same time, professionals in the field of should be allowed to apply their expertise no less so than economists or constitutional scholars.
While seeing a therapist is often unbelievably exhausting, they help you process things that would otherwise often be too scary or difficult to think about.
The lack of urgency to make a positive change to the world of mental health treatment in this country terrifies me. Children's mental health cannot continue to be undermined or neglected. The government is failing our next generation, as well as the 1 in 4 adults who suffer from a mental illness. Change NEEDS to happen, not just talked about. After all, actions speak louder than words.
Today no one can dispute that the world seems to have gone haywire. If we weren't already in a state of frenetic group hysteria
I don't want my sons to share the programming which has crippled me. I don't want them to grow up in a world which victimizes boys for showing weakness and which treats mental health issues without compassion.