Former Special Forces member Ollie Ollerton recently shared his experience of recovery with Professor David Nutt on “The Drug Science Podcast”. Ollie Ollerton describes himself as being a survivor of childhood trauma, which was later reinforced by negative life experiences and warfare. After being engaged in various conflicts, Ollie Ollerton when on to involve himselfContinue reading “Ollie Ollerton Shares His Experience of Recovery from Binge Drinking”
Dr Aaron T. Beck, creator of the Beck depression inventory and one of the founding figures in the creation of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy(CBT), has just turned 100 years old. Beck is not just a creator of CBT but also pioneered talk-therapy strategies in order to help people overcome and deal with their anxiety, depression, addictionContinue reading “Dr Aaron T.Beck Turns 100 years old”
7th August 2020 It’s not been very good news for those with substance use and alcohol use disorders. Across the UK many people are increasing the amount they take or turning to different substances to ease their concerns about this crisis. There has been a surge in those using benzodiazepines and other similar drugs. SomeContinue reading “Turning to Sedatives During COVID-19”
How is the world going to deal with the 4th wave of COVID-19
Still working with vulnerable adults despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. But taking extra care both in infection control and emotional well-being.
At the time of writing this I’m currently in quarantine in a rented property in Chiang Mai. I’m still currently working but I’ve been limiting myself to just my home, no gym, no restaurants and no social engagements outside of my workplace. I’ve been keeping it pretty serious too, I work with a population ofContinue reading “The Age of Reactions”
Here is a copy of a free Relapse Prevention Book for your usage. The book can be used for the following issues: -Depression (of any nature) -Addictive behaviours -Bio-Polar Disorder (any type) -Chronic fatigue -Anger -Personality Disorder -Trauma reactions -Hyper-vigilance -Anxiety (including panic attacks) -Weight management -Eating disorder Please click this link for yourContinue reading “Free Relapse Prevention Book”
Is it always your mother’s fault? Attachment theory, by Bowlby looks at the importance of the parental role. He explores the relationship between mother and child to expose a strong link with adulthood anxiety and ill-health. Do you agree? Watch the video below to find out more.
From the BBC Children on Xanax now seeking treatment for the deadly drug. The number of children being treated for addiction to tranquilisers has skyrocketed to more than 300, according to Public Health England. The drug Xanax, and copies of it, accounted for the sharpest rise – from eight children receiving treatment in 2016-17 toContinue reading “Children on Xanax need addiction treatment”
The founder of “Conjoint Family Therapy” was Virginia Satir. It’s impossible to write about family therapy without mentioning her name. Although some may consider her work to be dated and unscientific she undoubtedly made some very uncanny observations about the way we as human beings behave in families. Her contribution to this field is withoutContinue reading “Family Therapy – Part 2”