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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.

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Case study: How CBT can be applied in the treatment of depression

The aim of this case study is to show through the use of a client study, how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be applied in the treatment of depression. The patient is a woman with a 2-year history of depression connected with low self-esteem, guilt and shame. An account of the CBT treatment carried out over 12 sessions is given.

The Untold Benefits of Using EMDR Therapy for PTSD, Anxiety and Trauma

Mental health is very much an uneven playing ground in terms of what conditions respond best to individual approaches and the relative ease with which it’s possible to make a full recovery. For some behavioural issues, there might be a reasonably straight forward and linear path to follow. You can largely correct most behaviours within a short series of cognitive behavioural therapy sessions. But when it comes to trauma-based conditions, the way hasn’t always been quite as clear.

4 Realistic Psychological Strategies Anyone Can Use to Improve Their Life

Much is often made of psychological home remedies. And while in some instances they’re unable to replace the more refined process of sitting down with a qualified therapist, for some, they can be exactly the boost they need. Not all people need to go to therapy, but almost everyone can benefit from taking a therapeutic approach to life.

Orthorexia: The “Healthy” Eating Disorder (And How It Takes Hold)

Eating disorders come in many different guises. And by reading this article, you’ll almost certainly be familiar with anorexia and binge eating disorder. But both of these represent completely opposite sides of the spectrum. You may be surprised to learn there exists a quasi-satellite condition that in some ways work in tandem with anorexia, and in others is its own separate condition – although it has yet to be officially recognised by the DSM-5.

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