In this article US Guardian readers provide their opinions on the cost of therapy. In the US most people have a therapist, unlike the UK. I believe, in time, it will be perfectly natural for people in the UK to be registered with a therapist in the same way as they are registered with a dentist. I hope that time comes soon. We need to look after our mental health as much (if not more) as we look after our teeth. I know the cost of going to the dentist means we don't go as often as we should but we pay for it in the long run, so it's best to go regularly.
Have a read and make up your own mind and, if after reading, you'd like to give it a go, get in touch.
Remember I'm in the business of helping people find the solutions to their problems, not adding to them.
Full article here.
Anxiety: Can't live with it and–based on how often it keeps us up at night or grabs on to us before an important moment–can't live without it. Anxiety affects approximately 40 million people and reels its ugly head in a number of different ways from a common phobia, like spiders or flying, to full blown panic attacks. Everything from being stressed out by social situations to having OCD to suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder is classified as anxiety and, collectively, it's is the most common mental disorder experienced by Americans. So, it's pretty safe to say, you've probably experienced it at least once in your life and, if so, you're in good company. Even celebs get anxious. Continue reading.
Originally posted on InStyle.com.
Thinking too much can trap the brain in a worry cycle. When you find yourself going round-and-round over an issue, try using some of these tips.
1. Learn to be aware
The first step to stopping yourself from overthinking is to learn when you are doing it. Whenever you notice yourself feeling stressed or anxious take a step back and survey the whole situation. Once you learn to catch yourself overthinking early on, you’ll be able to stop it from happening so often. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Readers Digest
It's Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK next week (in the USA they get a whole month!).
What does it mean?
Put simply it's a time where Mental Health is promoted with the intention to encourage people to come forward and acknowledge their mental health isn't as good as it should be. To talk about it rather than to remain silent.
As I'm sure many of you are aware that Prince Harry recently 'opened up' to needing some help and there was an interview with Rio Ferdinand too, discussing his mental health issues. It's seems as though everyone is beginning to 'open up' more and more. What about you? Have you discussed your mental health with anyone recently? It doesn't have to be with a therapist, a good friend or family member will do, as long as they are good listeners and non-judgemental.
Although I advertise myself as a Hypnotherapist I'm also a qualified Psychotherapist, or a 'Talk' therapist if you want.
If you feel you need to talk to someone about your mental health you can book a Psychotherapy session with me. It will be much the same as the Hypnotherapy session but with out the Hypnotherapy, so giving you even more time to talk.
The FREE consultation is always the best place to start, from there we can discuss what needs to be done and the relevant methods required to get you back on track.
Please get in touch and let me help you improve your life.
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