clients

  1. My_Second_Chance

    New Job - Not Impressed!

    I started a new job around ten days ago. My work experience and knowledge comes from mental health background. This new role includes outreach human trafficking. A subject I have zero experience and knowledge on. I took on this new role as it offered better salary than my last job. No weekend...
  2. freshstart2016

    Workplace Issues!

    I have been in my new job almost three months. Originally I came into the new employer starting a Specialist role. When my past came back to haunt me and I was very honest to my new employer. All parties involved felt I should leave that role. My manager gave me a chance to have another job -...
  3. L

    Premature endings by multiple therapists.

    I have had counselling in the voluntary sector from two organisations and each therapist from the second organisation (4 therapists in 6 years) have all left for new positions or maternity leave and I've gone back on the waiting list. But now I've decided to go private, but on a sliding scale...
  4. cpuusage

    Shrinking the Inner Critic in Complex PTSD

    Pete Walker, M.A. Psychotherapy In my work with clients repetitively traumatized in childhood, I am continuously struck by how frequently the various thought processes of the inner critic trigger them into overwhelming emotional flashbacks. This is because the PTSD-derived inner critic weds...
  5. F

    Understandings of spirituality and its role in illness recovery in persons with schizophrenia and mental-health professionals: a qualitative study

    Understandings of spirituality and its role in illness recovery in persons with schizophrenia and mental-health professionals: a qualitative study Abstract Background Spirituality has received increased attention in the psychiatric literature; however, it remains underexplored on a global...
  6. N

    Feeling like on the verge...

    I never thought i would be penning out my problems in a forum. But i feel like i am stuck and don't know what to do and really in need of letting it out. It all started 2 weeks ago when i went abroad for a business trip. I had spent 3 years of my life in London when i was in university. That...
  7. S

    Atos

    Atos primary objective, cutting dependence upon DLA or PIP is driven by several factors. The Primary factor is the exploitation of DWP finances, for every legitimate claim, and there are many, there are two or more spurious claims. These claims play an unfortunate role in the scrutiny of clients...
  8. pepecat

    Learning to think for ourselves.

    http://psychologytomorrowmagazine.com/learning-to-think-for-ourselves/ Learning to think for ourselves Alyssa Siegal Many clients come to counseling expecting therapists to give them the answer – to tell them what to do about a particular problem or symptom. They also often want to know what’s...
  9. Gajolene

    Socratic questioning, What to Ask Yourself to Get Out of a Negative Thinking Rut

    Socratic questioning, What to Ask Yourself to Get Out of a Negative Thinking Rut https://www.yahoo.com/health/what-to-ask-yourself-to-get-out-of-a-negative-126687212382.html “Socratic questioning involves the use of questions to help someone develop a new perspective,” the study’s co-author...
  10. J

    Being pushed into ECT - need to know real people's experiences so I can make informed choices

    Being pushed into ECT - need to know real people's experiences so I can make informed choices My depression has worsened drastically from being present since about 17 years old, but didn't stop me from living a rather full and joyful life including graduating law school with honors, being on...
  11. Kerome

    Experiences of spiritual healers

    I was wondering, how many people here have had experiences with spiritual healers? Were they any good, what did you get out of the visit? I remember many years ago meeting a man called Fritz Meesters, who styled himself as a 'magnetiseur', who are a tradition of alternative healers in the...
  12. C

    West Sussex

    Chichester, Worthing, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton West Sussex Horizons Worthing area - 01903 239758 Chichester area - 01243 538878 Bognor area - 01243 840933 Our service caters for the needs of individuals recovering from, or living with mental illness. We aim to provide accommodation...
  13. C

    Surrey

    Surrey Oakleaf Enterprise 101 Walnut Tree Close Guildford Surrey GU1 4UQ 01483 303649 info@oakleaf-enterprise.org Oakleaf is the only mental health charity in Surrey working as a social enterprise to provide vocational training for those suffering from mental health issues. We offer...
  14. C

    Derbyshire

    Darley Dale - Matlock Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health Stancliffe House Molyneux Business Park Darley Dale Matlock Derbyshire DE4 2HJ 01629 733915 mainoffice@federationmentalhealth.co.uk We will work with anyone affected by, or with an interest in, mental health issues. If we cannot...
  15. C

    Dorset

    Dorset Dorset Mental Health Advocacy 29-29A Durngate Street Dorchester Dorset DT1 1JP 01305 261483 dmha@dorsetmentalhealthforum.org.uk We can: Offer support to accepted clients at meetings, court appearances, tribunals, ward rounds and Care Programme Approach (CPA) reviews Help make...
  16. C

    Cardiff County

    Cardiff Cardiff Concern Regal House Gelligaer Lane Cathays Cardiff CF14 3JS 02920 664410 cardiffconcern@btinternet.com Monday to Friday 10am - 9pm Cardiff Concern is a charitable counselling service run by Christians. At present, we have 30 volunteer counsellors who have been professionally...
  17. SarahD

    Benefits and suicide: you have to be strong to ask for help

    Benefits and suicide: 'You have to be strong to ask for help' | Society | The Guardian Benefits and suicide: 'You have to be strong to ask for help' Roberto*, a factory worker in his thirties who suffered sexual abuse as a child, has attempted suicide three times in the past four weeks. He has...
  18. Q

    Feeling worthless at work/self-doubt

    There are two other admin girls in my dept and we do the processing for our respective work. L is the newest among us (2 years exp) while N is the oldest and team leader of the admin girls (L and Me) L has the least workload she was hired to be back up for N and I and to provide support to...
  19. F

    Plaudits but no cash for Haven that helps those with personality disorder

    Plaudits but no cash for Haven that helps those with personality disorder For a decade the Haven project in Essex has won plaudits for its pioneering work with people with personality disorder. The service, based in a small Victorian church in central Colchester, has challenged the notion that...
  20. M

    psychologists are money-orientated and don't provide good market service

    psychologists are money-orientated and don't provide good market service the receptionist says 'dr. **** does do phone consultations but must be paid in advance'. how rude! i texted back explaining that i wanted an interview to talk about treatment methods for just 5 mins. The last time he...