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While online therapy works as well as in person for people who like it, there are other options right now. A more basic level of support can even be gained for free from Apps. The NHS in the UK lists ones that meet basic mental health standards. You can check them out here: https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/ I particularly like that there are…
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The constant rushing from what we do, to the next thing we do, is interrupted. When we’re rushing from work to hobby to home, we can keep ourselves too busy and distracted to live with any true intention. Huge numbers of people are facing a discomfort about life right now, not just the stress of Covid 19, but about having…
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Good options for trauma and PTSD. Always nice to see research on what's most effective for treating trauma and PTSD. Here's the bottom line from research published this year: "Conclusions. EMDR and TF-CBT appear to be most effective at reducing symptoms and improving remission rates in adults with PTSD. They are also effective at sustaining symptom improvements beyond treatment endpoint."…
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We can get through this OK. In response to the growing anxiety and fear out there I am opening 5 more online sessions from next week. I will also be delivering a free online training in stress reduction skills anyone can use in a few weeks time. This training will be open to anyone who wants access. We're working to…
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Therapy can be just as successful at home. For those wondering... yes therapy can be performed at a distance. CBT (how to change thought patterns to improve life) and EMDR (directly reducing the emotional impact of trauma) and other therapy types can all be delivered via video chat. Secure video chat systems are available. I use VSee which is at…
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