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Can I overcome social anxiety?

Can I overcome social anxiety?

Can I overcome social anxiety? The answer is a resounding yes, but it normally requires 20 plus session of focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by an experienced Chartered Psychologist.

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Protecting your mental health through the 3rd Coronavirus Lockdown

Protecting your mental health through the 3rd Coronavirus Lockdown

5 steps to protecting your psychological well-being through the Coronavirus pandemic

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Covid-19 lockdown has contributed to "Chronophobia".

Covid-19 lockdown has contributed to "Chronophobia".

Covid-19 lockdown has contributed to "Chronophobia", fear of time slipping away.

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Therapy plus medication better than medication alone in bipolar disorder

Therapy plus medication better than medication alone in bipolar disorder

A review of 39 randomized clinical trials has found that combining the use medication with psychoeducational therapy is more effective at preventing a recurrence of illness in bipolar disorder.

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Voices, visions and distressing beliefs

Voices, visions and distressing beliefs

Working with psychosis: Voices, visions and distressing beliefs

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More "positive self-regard" improves well-being

More "positive self-regard" improves well-being

Its often not fully appreciated how much an over-active self-criticism can have on self-esteem, positive sense of self and stable mood.

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Cannabis and mental health

Cannabis and mental health

Don't ignore depression and anxiety through self-medication with cannabis, address the underlying causes instead.

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6 top tips for beating depression

6 top tips for beating depression

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Positive impact of being able to identify emotions supported.

Positive impact of being able to identify emotions supported.

Differentiate Their Negative Emotions Are More Prone To Stress-Induced Depression

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Overall time on social media is not related to teen anxiety and depression

Overall time on social media is not related to teen anxiety and depression

New research found that the amount of time spent on social media is not directly increasing anxiety or depression in teenagers.

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Meaning in life positively affects health and well-being

Meaning in life positively affects health and well-being

The search for and presence of meaning in life appears to be important for health and well-being

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Me, me, me! Narcissism and how it changes throughout life

Me, me, me! Narcissism and how it changes throughout life

For parents worried that their teenager's narcissism is out of control, there's hope.

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