Stress occurs when the demands of everyday life exceed our capacity to cope. We burn out and lose our motivation to keep up with these demands. Psychologist Dr Catherine Sykes talks about burnout and why it has become such a huge issue in our modern world.
Those who live with binge eating disorder may feel at a loss of control when it comes to handling their emotions in combination with their relationship to food. One of our top psychologists Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma discusses the potential triggers behind a moment of binge eating and how cognitive behavioural therapy can help.
You may well have heard of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) – a talking therapy used in psychology to help patients change the way they think and behave. However, you may not have heard of the similarly-named dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT). Psychologist Dr Matina Sotrilli explains.
Anxiety by itself can be life-limiting but combined with chronic pain can make a person feel miserable. Consultant psychologist Dr Sue Peacock is a specialist in pain management and anxiety. Here she shares how she treats the patients that she sees in her clinic.
We've asked one of our top psychologists Dr Sue Peacock to discuss how a mental state of anxiety can make physical pain feel worse. Read more on how anxiety and pain are interlinked and what serious diseases that this has the potential of leading to if left untreated.
Body image issues affect a huge proportion of people in the UK, and can sometimes be the foundation for mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Many of us know a friend or two who is struggling with their body image, so here are some practical tips on what you can do to support someone, from expert consultant psychologist Dr Sue Peacock.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by your workload or responsibilities, and constantly feel tired, you could be heading for a burnout, and it is important to be aware of the signs, before it reaches that point. Dr Catherine Sykes is an experienced London-based psychologist who is very familiar in seeing patients suffering from exhaustion and burnout. Here, she explains how we can differentiate between just feeling tired, exhaustion, and finally burnout.
It's normal to feel nervous about going to the dentist but for some people, it can be a full-on debilitating dental phobia. Luckily, leading psychologist Dr Sue Peacock is here to explain how this dental fear can be overcome.
Why do depression, anxiety, and self-esteem often go together? Is self-esteem a mental health problem? Can they be treated in the same way?