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The very latest news from the world of Psychology. Private Therapy Clinic blog offers information about psychological concepts, theories, therapeutic approaches and human behaviour. The articles and vides posted here also offer tips and advice written by registered Psychologist Dr. Becky Spelman and our team of Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychotherapists.

Why Happiness is Still Out of Your Grasp and What to Do About It

Happiness is something that is purely subjective. Each of us will have our own definition of what constitutes ‘being happy.’ But just as good health isn’t merely the absence of disease, true happiness isn’t simply the absence of stress. True, authentic happiness is something that is an innate experience – one that oftentimes needs to be cultivated over long periods of time.

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The Effects Cancel Culture and ‘Collective Bullying’ Has on Mental Health

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of cancel culture on social media, in particular. on Twitter, given it’s the most public platform. Anyone can see or read what anyone else is saying. And for all the purported good that is supposedly being done and the wrongs that are being put right in the name of ‘cancelling,’ it leaves a trail of destruction in its wake.

8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in Your Spare Time

It’s said that the best form of medicine is the preventative kind. So often we allow ourselves to get into a position where we’re fighting off a state of dis-ease in the reactionary sense. But true health isn’t the absence of dis-ease. It’s a state in which we’re truly thriving instead of simply surviving. The good news is there is a lot we can do for ourselves in our spare time to both maintain and improve our mental health.

Understanding Your Personality Type and Why it’s Important

Personality profiling is nothing new, and we each have our own brand of uniqueness. Understanding who you are at the core of your being – your values and traits – is one of the best ways to maximise your potential in life. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses may seem like a wet weekend at a corporate team-building seminar, but the more you know who you are on the micro-level of your personality, the more influence you can exert on your circumstance.

How to Be Certain You Have Gender Dysphoria (Before You Make Changes)

Gender Dysphoria isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been present in cultures all over the world for decades. But as the world becomes ever more progressive and accepting of the full gamut of mental health conditions, it’s gained far more widespread attention in the last five years. Many more parents are faced with the dilemma of having their child relate to them that they don’t want to be in the body that they’re in now.

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