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 someone may 'cheat' on their partner 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 the challenges couples may face due to 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 can be done to manage them.
Personality refers to the patterns of how we think, feel and behave. But what if these cause us distress? Dr Daniela Rossi talks you through personality disorder.
The thought of having a major surgical procedure may naturally leave you feeling a bit worried about possible postoperative pain, which could last for weeks or even months in some cases. We spoke to one of our top psychologists Dr Sarah Barker about how she can help patients mentally prepare pre and postsurgery.