Becoming aware of the present moment can help us to reconnect with our bodies and notice thoughts and feelings as they happen. Dr Sarah Barker, expert consultant clinical psychologist, explains how this practice, known as mindfulness, can improve mental health and wellbeing.
Our mental health stays with us wherever we go, including at work. Burnout in our places of employment is becoming a condition that's increasingly reported and people are beginning to recognise how overwhelmed they are in their jobs. Leading psychologist and coach Dr Catherine Sykes is here to offer her expertise on work-related burnout in this informative article.
A common misconception about autism spectrum disorder is that it only affects males. In this article, highly respected cognitive neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah explains the reasons behind missed diagnoses in females as well as the impact this can have on the individual. She also discusses how a specialist tailored programme can offer improved outcomes for young people with autism spectrum disorder.
As the well-known quote goes, existence and purpose are often pondered; but there is now an application of existence in psychotherapy that can help clients in any situation. In this article, expert in this approach registered counselling psychologist Dr Kate Du Toit describes what existential psychotherapy is and how it can be beneficial.
It's good news that a positive outlook to mental health is becoming part of the wider consciousness, encouraging those wanting to make therapy a priority. However, especially if people have never utilised it before, they may have questions about what therapy involves. Dr Nicky Kimber-Rogal, a top chartered psychologist and psychotherapist, provides Top Doctors with an expert guide to what may be involved, particularly regarding workplace issues, couples counselling and mental health issues. Read on to find out more.
Even though lockdown ended a year ago, we are still living with coronavirus and the anxieties: work anxiety, re-entry anxiety, and more. Psychology clinics are seeing lots of clients with post-lockdown anxiety in their life. Consultant health psychologist Dr Sue Peacock gives us a deeper look into the effect this has had and especially on people with chronic pain.
There are various reasons why a partner may engage in infidelity. We recently spoke with Dr Daniela Rossi, a highly regarded psychologist, to discuss the many different motives for 'cheating' on someone and what the negative impact can often be. We found out why therapy can help people come to terms with this form of betrayal. In this article, we discuss the services she offers which help manage relationships that face challenges cause by infidelity.
Do you immediately think of self-hypnosis as a complementary cancer therapy? The importance of consulting your medical support team about any alternative treatments you may be considering and the benefits of self-hypnosis as a safe choice in your treatment journey are considered in this informative and interesting article by consultant clinical oncologist Dr Sarah Partridge.
There's plenty of information available about on social media, in the press and even in every day conversation, nowadays. Despite all of the information available, is it clear what trauma really is? Dr Victor Thompson, experienced psychologist provides an expert look.
Emotional and behavioural effects of stroke can have a significant impact on everyday life. We spoke with Dr Daniel Ghossain to discuss the different types of strokes, why they occur, whether its effects are permanent and what you can be done to treat its effects.