Covid-19: Mental health support is here, we're just not using it.

Yesterday, 22nd of October, saw a debate on Covid-19 in the House of Commons, in which Members of Parliament discussed the current and ongoing situation. Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Shadow Minister for Ment...

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Changing to online therapy during Covid-19

Changing to online Therapy during Covid-19 There are changes happening in so many areas of our lives at the moment, we find ourselves in new territory and for those of us already involved in evolving ...

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Don’t Panic - Plan

I wonder how your second week of online practice has been? NCS Registrant Suzie Mosson, a director of Online Training for Counsellors, has some expert advice for practitioners making this move. Whethe...

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Counselling and SAD

Many of us have heard of or had some experience with Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. This is when the cold, dark days of winter impact on our mental health, causing a form of depression. People w...

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What are your thoughts on therapy and how do you know if the therapist is the right fit for you?

Below are some thoughts shared by members of the community on how long to stick with a therapist if you’re not sure it’s working; the value and importance of therapy, and questions to ask yourself if ...

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The Back To School Blues, and how you can deal with them

It’s a rare child who enjoys 100% of their education 100% of the time. Most of us remember that sinking feeling as the summer holidays came to an end, and most of us can sympathise with a child who’s ...

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How your environment affects your mental health

Lots of factors contribute to poor mental health. Genetics, personal history, diet, lifestyle…all of these play a part. However, when trying to parse the causes of our mental health struggles, many of...

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Prevention and management of depression in children and young adults

Depression is not exclusive to adults. As we learn more about depression, we’re growing to understand that children can also suffer from depression - even from quite young ages. It’s naturally distres...

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Postnatal Depression In Men

Postnatal Depression is a horrible thing, which can turn what should be a happy (if tiring!) time for a family into a living nightmare. Over the last few years, awareness about postnatal depression ha...

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