What is it Like to Have Depression & What Can We Do About It?

Depression is a mental state that is becoming increasingly common, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) identifying depression as one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Unfortunately, this doesn’t even take into account the experience of depressive symptoms or unreported cases, which are often overlooked! With this in mind, …

I’m not anxious, I’m afraid: Response to COVID-19 by Kayleigh Erasmus

I’m seeing a lot of advice out there from mental health professionals and helpful community members about how to reduce your anxiety. While I know this is valuable, I believe their advice and strategies miss a crucial part of the picture: our fear, right now, makes sense. When you are …

The Third Wave Of Therapy. What Is Next & How Did We Get Here? by Aadil Budhwani

The term ‘third-wave’ has been amassing attention from professionals and the media alike, legitimacy throughout the psychological society, and patients searching for an alternative to traditional models of psychotherapy. Early Psychology Early psychology, such as the work of Wilhelm Wundt and William James, focused primarily on the phenomenon of conscious …

Supporting Children With Trauma Experiences – by Virginia Veruma

Children develop through a process of making sense of adversities. These adversities have usually a positive role in children’s lives as they spur their development. Nevertheless, when there are too many adversities, or they last for too long, they can have a huge impact on the brain’s healthy growth and …

10 Depression Treatment Tips

There are many different depression treatment options out there, but which are the best? Some can even be harmful or do more harm than good. This article looks at different ways of overcoming depressions, including tips about what to do. Whenever you see some sort of depression symptoms in yourself, …

Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health – Guest Blog by Ameen-Ul Rashid

What’s the link between Mental Health and Social Media? Have you ever wondered what impact Social Media has on the way people think, the way they perceive themselves or the way they are brainwashed into believing certain things which as a result leads to a decline in their Mental Health …

What Natural Remedies Might Help With Anxiety? by Henna Lawrence

Anxiety is a healthy emotion, and we all feel anxious before a test or an interview or making an important decision, it comes along uninvited. The moment it takes the shape of a disorder, it takes a different course, the distress and the overwhelming feelings of fear and terror become …