• 7 white doors side by side in a blue decorated wall
    Career Counselling – opening the door to job satisfaction
    by UK Therapy Guide
    You may decide that you need career counselling to help with choosing a new role or even leaving the one that you are in currently. Useful at any time in life, career counselling is not only suitable for those about to enter the work field; with your working life taking up so much of your time, it is important to get it right and working with an experienced career counsellor can help.
  • A person with both hands on the side of their head but their face is a blur
    Jungian Analysis – getting in touch with your individual psyche
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Jungian analysis or psychology originates from ideas put forward by Carl Jung. It focuses on the importance of each individual's psyche and ways in which they can be made ‘whole’ again.
  • A therapist smiling toward camera in their office
    Finding a counsellor needn’t be hard; here are some useful tips to help
    by UK Therapy Guide
    When trying to find the right counsellor to suit you, they need to be a good fit for your personality and problems. At the same time, you need to feel safe and secure with them so look for those that have professional qualifications and accreditations.
  • A person in workout gear sat on steps late at night
    Interpersonal therapy as a treatment for depression: Is it right for you?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    If you are feeling depressed and seeking help via therapy, you may find that your counsellor recommends the use of interpersonal therapy (IPT). If this is something you have not heard of before and feel slightly concerned about it, let’s take a look at what this form of therapy involves and how it works.
  • A lonely person in a crouched position separated from others by red walls
    Troubled teen? Try Family Therapy
    by UK Therapy Guide
    As parents of a teenager, the path forward is not always an easy one. At times you may find yourselves disagreeing about what discipline to put in place, what is at the root of any problems that manifest or even how to react. If siblings are involved, they may kick off, feeling left out because all of the attention is on the teen who is troubled and not on them. In these circumstances, family therapy can help all parties involved.
  • A pregnant person whose stomach has an egg like crack showing worry and concern
    Miscarriage – life after death
    by UK Therapy Guide
    It makes no difference whether this is your first miscarriage or one of several, nor whether you have other children at home; losing a baby due to miscarriage is like any other loss and if not handled correctly, can leave the mother and even the father and rest of the family in pieces.
  • A sad child behind a small toy bus
    How does family therapy help and what is the goal?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    The aim of family therapy is to ensure that all members of the group are operating in a functional and positive way. If there are any problems creating pressures within the unit, either psychological, emotional or mental, the whole family may fall apart of suffer damage.
  • A sad looking older man looking toward the camera
    What is the purpose of family therapy and what are the different types?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    We all have a family, each of them very different. It may be made up of blood relatives but also adopted or fostered members or even people who figure greatly and have been present for a long time. Whatever the mix and no matter how big, small or complex, it will have a big effect upon the way that we develop and behave, from the beginning to the end of our lives.
  • A person silhoutted in black and white
    How does Gestalt therapy work and how will it benefit me?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    If your counsellor thinks that you will be a good fit for Gestalt therapy, they will show you how to truly experience what is happening rather than relying upon your understanding of the event. During your sessions together, your thoughts, beliefs, feelings and way of behaving will all be examined in depth.
  • A male therapist talking to a male client in a therapy session
    What are the key concepts of Gestalt therapy?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Gestalt therapy dates back to the 1940s and was developed by Fritz Perls. A type of psychotherapy, it works on the basis that everyone is a whole comprised of mind, body and soul, as described by the relational theory principle.
  • A woman with boxing gloves lightly punching a man
    Relationship on the rocks? You need couple’s therapy
    by UK Therapy Guide
    There is no doubt about it; relationships are hard work. Just like a living thing, they require constant attention, nourishment and care if they are to grow, survive and thrive. So what should you do if you are going through a difficult patch and it seems your relationship is headed for the rocks? This is where couple’s therapy can be a great help.
  • A woman's face behind some binary code moulding around her face
    Get help and support from your therapist via Skype counselling
    by UK Therapy Guide
    It can be difficult if you need the support of one-to-one counselling but don’t feel comfortable talking face-to-face. But there is a solution and a very good one; Skype therapy allows you to fully engage in counselling and psychotherapy without having to leave your home.
  • A worried woman talking on her mobile phone
    Treat your difficult emotions by talking on the telephone
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Telephone therapy is a form of counselling that involves you being treated by a therapist via phone. You will be able to talk freely about how you feel and what sort of distressing thoughts you may be having.
  • Someone holding a mobile phone
    Phone therapy; is it really as effective as face-to-face?
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Evidence shows that many types of psychological therapy, particularly cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) can be extremely effective when provided by phone. It is also not limited to treating only certain mental health problems as all types of issues can be dealt with including stress, anxiety and depression.
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