POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND PTSD THERAPY

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is anxiety disorder that can leave the person immobilized on many levels due to the acute or chronic stress; it can be accompanied with depression, panic attacks and severe outbursts of anger that will be discussed in this article including the therapy. Definition and Diagnoses of Trauma Trauma is the experience and psychological impact of events that are life-threatening and include a danger of injury so severe that the person is horrified feels helpless,...
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HEALTH AND SOCIAL EFFECTS OF BULLYING

This is a video created by Leona Sears and it is about bullying support and it reviews research on how bullying affects our lives medically and socially. This is, in particular, helpful for parents of bullied children or partners of bullied people. It depicts the seriosity of bullying and how we should not undermine the experiences of victims and targeted people. If you need a support with bullying call Leona Sears period 07 505 124 933.
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10 SELF-CARE STEPS FOR BULLIED VICTIMS

In this post, you will see a video, created by Leona Sears for support in relation to bullying. Bullying is a serious behavioural issue, that leaves affected people traumatised and many who come to Westminster Psychotherapy Ltd lack a sound knowledge about proper self-care. This video provides you with additional self-support steps outside of the sessions. If you want to book a session with Leona Sears for support with regards to bullying call 07505 124 933.
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HOW NOT TO BE MIDDLE-AGED, INSECURE AND HOME ALONE

Middle age is defined as the period of your life after adulthood and before the beginning of old age and the psychological or biological beginning of this stage of our lives might vary from person to person. To give an example, a friend of mine who is forty-three is five months pregnant and another friend of mine who is also forty-three has received a clinical confirmation that she has reached her menopause. So, whilst both of my friends' fertility capacity varies, it is important to emphasize t...
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LEGAL AND POLICE SUPPORT AGAINST BULLYING

TO BOOK For ANTI-BULLYING SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING CALL: 07 505 124 933 If you are feeling bullied by anyone it is best to call the police if you cannot defend yourself, if you feel your life is in danger, if you think that the people in authority failed to support you and resolve the issue that is now damaging your health physical, emotional or psychological that is now deteriorating and most importantly if you do have a concrete evidence of a threat, as this is a criminal offence. I have been h...
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ANXIETY STRESS MANAGEMENT AND WHY I THINK THE REGENTS PARK IS A GREAT PLACE TO DE-STRESS FOR LONDONERS

Everyone has their own anxiety stress management methods how to de-stress from the nauseating effects of anxiety and stress generated by the beautiful but at the same time stress hormone pumping London. As a professional, I have an ample of de-stressing methods, but my most favorite de-stressing methods to combat my anxiety are simply walking in the park or looking at the sea. I try to maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle but on busy days when I end up feeling like a pressure cooker and since...
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ANXIETY STRESS MANAGEMENT

TO BOOK CALL: 07 505 124 933 The stress in our environment is combated by our innate and inbuilt system called 'flight or flight' that protects us physiologically from the stress by enabling us to fly away from it or by fighting with it. However, living with a long-term stress  and on a chronic stress response override could lead to a repressed immune system and  consequently to  a development of serious psychological and health issues such as burnout and depression, chronic fatigue, panic attac...
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CBT RESISTANT DEPRESSION THERAPY

TO BOOK CALL: 07 505 124 933 Contrary to many assumptions that a resistant depression is difficult to treat when depressed clients come to see me for CBT depression therapy, I find depression to be the least complicated condition to treat and I am confident that many CBT professionals would agree with me. My preferred method of work is to utilize the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approach that was developed by Aaron Beck in the US. The Cognitive Behavioural therapy focuses on client's negative t...
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COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION

TO BOOK CALL: 07 505 124 933 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression was developed by Aaron Beck (1967). Beck was classically psychoanalytically trained as most of his contemporaries in the early 20th century. However, Beck noticed that his depressed patients improved faster when he focused on the clients' negative thoughts rather than the psychosexual stages of development of the psychoanalytical model and this is how he developed the cognitive behavioural therapy model (CBT). Beck provide...
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HOW NOT TO LIVE A NEW LIFE IN THE WAKE OF DIVORCE

So you got your divorce, but is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence and do you know how not to live your new life in the wake of divorce? Whether you found yourself rejected by your ex-partner, or you are the one who filed for divorce and is now bragging about your happier life as a single person to your unsuspecting friends, the fact is that divorce is the second most stressful life event that can happen in our lives (Holmes and Rahne, 1997). However it important to say, tha...
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