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EMDR Therapy

EMDR Therapy

EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a relatively new therapy and is a very common request currently amongst GPs for their patients. It was developed in 1987 by Dr Francine Shapiro who observed that under certain conditions eye movements can reduce the experience of disturbing or traumatic thoughts. EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach thatContinue Reading

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

Depression is a very dark and lonely place, this feeling in turn causes a person to be become reclusive making everything seem even more dark and lonely; which in turn continue to make a person reclusive, it can feel as though there is no way out.. the light at the end of the tunnel howeverContinue Reading

Can food really help your mood?

Can food really help your mood?

I decided to write this blog after recently finishing therapy with ‘Andy.’ The reasons for writing this blog is because I believe an extremely important factor which can sometimes be overlooked by therapists due to the focus being on ‘cognitions’ or ‘behaviours’ in therapy was incorporated into Andy’s treatment plan as a way to helpContinue Reading

Dealing with life’s uncertainties

Dealing with life’s uncertainties

Uncertainty is all around us from the minute we wake up in the morning to going to bed in the evening. Uncertainty is something that most of us deal with simply by living our lives and carrying on with our day to day activities not phased by the possibility that something unexpected could occur whichContinue Reading

‘Skypotherapy’

‘Skypotherapy’

There was a recent article in the telegraph regarding how depressed clients are turning to the internet for ‘Skypotherapy.’ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/10582598/Depressed-patients-turn-to-the-internet-for-Skypotherapy.html Psychological therapy has come a long way since the therapist’s couch or the Freudian chaise longue era. Traditional face to face therapy is no longer the norm in terms of delivering psychological therapies, and therapy is nowContinue Reading

Mindfulness your way out of your problems

Mindfulness your way out of your problems

As humans we very rarely live in the here and now. Our thoughts are either dwelling on the past and things that have already occured or we are worried about the future and how we will cope. As a result we are unable to enjoy right now and be in touch with the present, in factContinue Reading

Combat self esteem issues

Combat self esteem issues

Self esteem issues are not uncommon, infact underlying most problems there is probably an element of low self esteem. So where does low self esteem come from? There is no definitive answer for this, but in the CBT world the answer to this partly lies in early life experiences so for example having been bulliedContinue Reading

New Website goes live

New Website goes live

CBT Therapy UK is delighted to have launched our brand new website at the start of the New Year. The site aims to be a one stop resource for all your requirements in the area of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. We have all areas covered from medical and legal reporting, insurers, employers, private therapy and supervision,Continue Reading

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