Psychology and Therapy Blog

Psychology and Therapy Blog

Latest from the Psychology and Therapy Blog

Welcome to my Psychology and Therapy blog. My article focus on core concepts and simple strategies that I frequently discuss in my therapy practice. Please take a look.

Featured Therapy Articles

I just can’t get me out of my head: thinking strategies

This page looks at some simple questions you can ask yourself to help when you are struggling with difficult thoughts and emotions. These thinking strategies are not designed to solve problems, but as a way to allow yourself to pause, stop and think, and be aware of the effect your thoughts are having on you.

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Procrastination and motivation

Understanding Procrastination

Have you ever, put off arranging an appointment, even though there is no real reason for this? Avoided making a telephone call, even though doing this would help you? Found reasons to not sit down and finish a report or piece of work?
This post offers an overview of the types of procrastination, theories, and ways to start to manage this using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques.

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The Schema Model and Core Childhood Needs

Understanding our Core Childhood Needs

Understanding our core childhood needs, how these have or have not been met and the impact of this on our adult relationships is a core aspect of Schema Therapy. 

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CBT Coping Skills 2

Coping Skills

This blog post looks at simple strategies for managing when things start to feel overwhelming.

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Social Isolation

Social Isolation in a Sociable World

Someone who is socially isolated is often perceived as being a quiet, introverted individual who avoids social situations or prefers their own company.

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An introduction to attachment

Understanding our attachment styles can help in our understanding of our current ways of relating to others, and how this is influenced by our early childhood attachments with caregivers.

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