• loss of routine
    How to cope with the loss of routine after coming back to work
    by Arteo
    The loss of routine caused by coming back to work can make us feel off-balance, anxious, and uneasy. But, after a transition period, you should be able to settle into a new routine and return to normal.
  • Why don’t people like me
    Why don’t people like me? Is it me or them?
    by Arteo
    Why don’t people like me? Did I do something to upset them? Is there something wrong with me? Asking yourself these questions constantly can make you feel unwanted and isolated. Here’s what you can do about it.
  • obsessive thinking
    How can I stop obsessive thoughts? 6 strategies to address rumination
    by Arteo
    Obsessive thoughts can appear when you’re going through a stressful period, you’re a perfectionist, you tend to focus too much on relationships with others, or you have a history of mental health conditions. Here’s how you can overcome them.
  • deflection
    Deflection in psychology – what it is, why people use it, and how to deal with it
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Deflection happens when a person refuses to own up to their mistakes and passes the blame to someone else. It’s a common defence mechanism, but it can affect the other person’s self-esteem and even lead to toxic relationships.
  • pollution and mental health
    New study links air pollution to increased severity of mental illness
    by Arteo
    A recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry adds to the growing body of research suggesting that there is a correlation between high air pollution levels and the risk of severe mental illnesses.
  • new lockdown
    Dealing with the uncertainty of a new lockdown
    by Arteo
    Do you find yourself ruminating over worst case scenarios and the things you can’t control about the pandemic? Here are five ways to deal with the uncertainty of a new lockdown.
  • loneliness in children
    Why is my child lonely? 7 causes of loneliness in children, and what parents can do to help
    by Arteo
    Adults aren’t the only ones who can feel lonely. Children are lonelier than ever, and research shows that this can have a major impact on their quality of life and long-term development.
  • back to school anxiety
    Post-lockdown back to school anxiety is real, and it can affect students, parents, and teachers alike
    by Arteo
    If you’re worried about going back to school, you’re not alone. Back to school anxiety has become a common phenomenon as the UK’s lockdown is lifted, and everyone from students to parents and teachers can experience it.
  • Moral principles
    Moral principles: what they are, examples, and how they can influence your life choices
    by Arteo
    Our life choices are guided by moral principles, whether we are aware of them or not. These moral principles can be passed on to us when we are born, they can be influenced by society, but we can also change our moral principles throughout our lives, based on our experiences.
  • Why can’t I cry
    Why can’t I cry? 7 reasons behind the inability to cry, and what you can do about it
    by Arteo
    It's natural for some people to cry more easily than others. Because people are unique individuals, emotional expression will differ from one to the next. If you have a hard time working through your own feelings, we can help you understand where this is coming from.
  • Get to know our online therapists at UK Therapy Guide
    Meet Our Therapist - Part Two
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Meet Naomi Magnus, who has been with us for years as one of our therapists. She is here to tel you more about UK Therapy Guide and online therapy/
  • Positives for Choosing Telephone Counselling
    Meet Our Therapist - Part One
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Meet Vicky Day, one of our long standing therapists. Here is what she has to say about working with UK Therapy Guide and online counselling.
  • A woman with her head resting on her clasped hands in a therapy session
    How does anxiety manifest itself?
    by Meghan
    Anxiety can manifest itself in many different ways. Use this graphic to identify the physical symptoms of anxiety and make that connection between them and your own thoughts so you can find ways to help you cope.
  • An older male therapist sitting down whilst talking to his female client who are both next to a window
    What is CBT?
    by Meghan
    Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is one of the most common types of therapy due to its accessibility and wide range of issues that it encompasses. Use this graphic to gain a better understanding of CBT and find out if it's a good fit for you.
  • A woman resting her head in her hands on a table
    Having a rough week?
    by Felix
    Are you going through a bad period at the moment? Take our quiz to find out what we would recommend in order to combat these negative thoughts!