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Mental Health Services Boosted

The Government have just announced that they will be investing £150 million in mental health services up to April 2025. While it is heartening to read that they are committed to improving the mental h...

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Working with Autistic People in Therapy

With thanks to our Neurodiversity Ambassador, Claire Thompson for this blog post. A little bit about me As an autistic person, my experience of training, becoming a therapist and being a client has, a...

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What could suicide prevention really look like?

With thanks to our Head of Engagement and Development at NCS, Faye Blackwell, for providing this blog post. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, Faye was asked to share her thoughts o...

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Our Head of Engagement and Developments recent visit to Northern Ireland

As the Society’s presence and reputation continues to grow in Northern Ireland, Head of Engagement and Development Faye Blackwell, made a recent visit to Belfast. She had the opportunity to meet with...

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Acceptance is key: living and working with Tourette’s Syndrome

“If you’ve met one person with Tourette’s Syndrome, then you’ve met one person with Tourette’s Syndrome” - Paul Stevenson, campaigner and activistFor Tourette’s Awareness month this year, I wanted to ...

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Becoming a Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Are you considering a vocation in counselling / psychotherapy?We've created a useful document that covers the most important things you'll need to know when planning your journey, covering topics such...

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Schools Staff Witness Increase in Pupil Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem and Depression

New figures released for Children’s Mental Health Week reveal the impact of the pandemic is still being felt in schools – with 95% of staff seeing an increase in anxiety levels among pupils Few s...

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Men's Mental Health

With thanks to Louise Leighton - MNCS Accred, for providing this blog.Why do over half of our male population, here in the UK, either not know how to, or feel they can’t ask for support? This is a que...

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Parenting in the Digital Age

With thanks to Andrea Lindsay HDIH, SQHP, S.A.C. Dip, for writing this article. We must all face the fact that we are now in a digital age. Although there may be many benefits to being born into a di...

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