Most people, especially those who work within psychology, mental health and well-being, have heard of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT is a form of therapy that encourages the client to change the way they think about situations, and therefore change the way they behave in reaction to them. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a … Continue reading What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?
"If we don't act urgently, by 2030 depression will be the leading illness globally - Mental Health Foundation, 2016. As promised, I've written a blog post in honour of #worldmentalhealthday. Anyone who knows me knows that mental health is incredibly close to my heart having suffered with depression and generalised anxiety disorder since I … Continue reading We all have mental health.
I don't know about you, but my entire facebook and twitter feed is swamped in Pokémon Go - memes, pictures, anecdotes...everything. The world has once again gone Pokémon mad. Yet another video game dedicated to the pokémon universe. However this one, so anecdotal reports seem to suggest, is having positive effects on peoples mental health. … Continue reading Pokémon Go and it’s health effects