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    Pupils’ mental health tops head teachers’ concerns
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    The news has emerged that head teachers main concerns are the mental health of their pupils...
  • A headshot of Stephen Fry
    Do celebrities speaking out about mental health issues help to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health?
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    The Mental Health Foundation asked whether celebrities speaking out about mental health issues helps to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health.
  • Silhouette of a man sitting at a chair with his head down
    Mental health deaths in detention were ‘avoidable’
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    An inquiry has found that the deaths of hundreds of people with mental health conditions who were held in detention could have been avoided.
  • Silhouette of someone smoking a cigarette
    Mental Health Patients ‘Smoke Three Times as Much’
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    A recent study has shown that mental health patients smoke ‘three times as much’ as patients who are suffering from physical health problems.
  • A man sitting in a classroom whilst looking out a window
    Further Education – Furthering Ignorance
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    A recent report has shown that university staff and students are scared to disclose mental health problems to their colleagues...
  • Mind Full or Mindful?
    Mind Full or Mindful?
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    Mindfulfness – being mindful – is something which is being given more and more credence in psychotherapy circles, and has been proven to be a positive way of improving one’s mental health.
  • CBT With Heart
    CBT With Heart
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    We are delighted to announce that Anchor Counselling, of whom our UKTG registered therapist Dr. John Barrett is a member of, are putting on a CBT workshop.
  • How Online Counselling Can Help Men To Communicate
    How Online Counselling Can Help Men To Communicate
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    It’s mental health awareness week, so we want to take a look at area’s of mental health that are important to us.
  • Cyberbullying – A New Threat to Young People’s Mental Health
    Cyberbullying – A New Threat to Young People’s Mental Health
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    Following on from our founder Floss Knight’s ‘How to Help Your Bullied Child: A Parent’s Guide’, we wanted to investigate an area that is not as widely understood...
  • A man huddled up with their knees against their chest and sitting against the wall in a corridor
    How to Help Your Bullied Child : A Parent’s Guide
    by Floss Knight
    In my work as a psychotherapist and my life as a mother, I have witnessed the long and short term effects of bullying.
  • A group of young people taking exams at their desks
    Why Has There Been a 200% Increase in Young People Seeking Help for Exam Stress?
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    A recent report by the NSPCC has revealed that the number of young people in Britain seeking counselling specifically over exam stress has increased by 200% in recent years, a truly staggering amount.
  • David Cameron talking to a Doctor
    The Future of Mental Health After the General Election
    by Ciaran O'Brien
    After a shock narrow majority win, we are now facing five years under a Conservative government. So what does this mean for mental health?