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”
An Opinion Piece by Dylan Kerr 15th August 2020 I must firstly state that I’m actually quite a private fan of positive thinking. I can attribute books on positive thinking and self-esteem to giving me a much needed boost when I was in the midst of severe depression. However, they aren’t for everyone and they Continue reading “The Dangers of Positive Thinking”
BBC’s Rochelle Bisson acknowledges my comments in the news regarding anxiety and the general public’s lack of awareness around it.
For decades, Ivor Browne has been one of the best-known psychiatrists in the country. Lauded by his admirers like a mystical guru, he has been credited with breaking down the walls of our mental hospitals, and freeing many patients from incarceration. As a sprightly octogenarian who meditates twice a day and lives in a houseContinue reading “The drugs DON’T work.”
It’s a bitter pill to swallow but I urge serious caution to those with faith that a service they are trying to access because they’ve paid tax is still there or provided at all.
Thinking things over too much might be causing you mental health troubles. One characteristic of many of the people I have worked with over the years is that they have an uncanny ability to ruminate over their problems for a great deal of time. Often I relate to clients that problems and worry often comeContinue reading “Rumination ruins lives”