The panels, below, provide useful, technical information to help GPs and other medical professionals…

… refer their patients, where it's thought they may benefit from the services I offer, as well as resources for potential clients, or indeed anyone else interested in the various mental health issues covered in this site.

The articles are intended as authoritative and accurate pieces, and if there are any errors or discrepancies, which I hope I've kept to a minimum, I take responsibility for those.

I've also made available a good number of video resources, and have listed a number of books, web pages and articles which I've found helpful. Please feel free to email me with your comments or your own recommendations.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe mood disorder characterised by emotional instability, black and white thinking, issues with self-image...

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What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy integrates aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques with Eastern and Zen practices including Mindfulness

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What is Schema Therapy (ST)?

aka Schema-Focused, or Life-Traps therapy, Schema Therapy was developed as an extension of Cognitive Therapy, to go deeper…

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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

In essence, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is about demonstrating how thoughts have become distorted, and finding rational alternatives

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What is Depression?

Low mood, negative affect, difficulty in maintaining interest and concentration… - just a few of the symptoms of depression

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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is like personal fitness training: Growth comes from overcoming resistance. And there's no sweat.

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

The feeling of panic, dread, negative anticipation about the future, and the sense that your world as you previously knew it has changed.

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What is Psychodynamic Counselling?

Psychodynamic Counselling is based on the notion that we all have a tendency to repeat patterns of behaviour we're unable to change

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What is EMDR?

It all started with a walk in the park. What is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy?

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"In Their Own Words"

Key, influential personalities in ''second'' and ''third'' wave psychology, psychotherapy and psychiatry, in their own words

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