January usually starts on a high note and then becomes the most depressing month of the year. There are several reasons why this happens, from the fact that the holidays are over, to environmental factors and debt-induced stress.
How to cope with loneliness in lockdown for Christmas
In 2020, more UK adults report feeling lonely and hopeless during Christmas. Even though travelling and family gatherings are not recommended, you can still connect with your loved ones and find ways to cope.
Telephone counselling for depression is an excellent option if you can’t find a good counsellor near you, if you can’t leave your home, or if you would be more comfortable at home instead of in an office.
Dealing With Stress and Depression At Christmas Time
by Rebecca Fitzgerald
Despite being known as “the most wonderful time of the year” Christmas can often be a time filled with loneliness, sadness and negativity for many. It can be especially stressful if you live with a mental health disorder.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (or CBT) is a talking based psychotherapy which focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitude affect feelings and behaviour. Based on the theory that how we think directly affects the way we feel and behave, CBT uses a combination of cognitive (examining thoughts) and behaviour (examining things we do) therapies to help people overcome and manage their problems.
When you first decide that you would like or need to have therapy, one of the big questions that seems to spring to everyone’s mind is “how do I find a therapist?”. In this article, we talk about how you can find the right therapist for you.
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.