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  1. shaky

    The Power Threat Meaning Framework

    This has probably been posted beofre, but it is interesitng Some British psychologists and mental illnesss survivors have come up with a new way of lookng at mental distress or illness. It's just a reseach tool at the moment, it isn't used in any practical way yet, but it looks very interesting...
  2. ChloChlo

    How to be less 'resistant' during counselling?

    Afternoon, This is my first proper post so please excuse the length! I have suffered with anxiety and depression for over ten years, and have been taking anti-depressants for about five years. I'm currently having discussions with my GP about PDs, as he feels that there are still a few issues...
  3. I

    princes trust 12 week progressing

    I was looking into doing the twelve week programme run by princes trust and job centre in order to get confidence back ,went for interview got on coure but I don't think I want to proceed with it because everything sounds very practical and like my worst nightmare pe all week because I really...
  4. S

    did you do any practical analysis for ur schizophrenia diagnosis?

    did you do any practical analysis for ur schizophrenia diagnosis? is there any analysis to do to make diagnosis well established and more correct did you do any analysis for schizophrenia diagnosis
  5. cpuusage

    Goddess Matters: The Mystical, Practical, & Controversial (Book)

    "Goddess Matters: The Mystical, Practical, & Controversial, presents an in-depth look at today's global trends in Goddess spirituality and emerging Goddess religions. The book covers a wide range of subjects, some of them rarely discussed in other books. These include contemporary Goddess...
  6. naominash

    Can Art make Bank?

    Naomi here. Artistic expression is my passion. Artists are not known for success unless they're successful. Could use practical advice and encouragement. In fact, encouragement makes me feel artsy.
  7. teresacat

    How cruel is the state

    I've got a lot of health problems and suffer anxiety and severe depression on top of that. I don't get much help apart from meds and financial assistance from the government but surely it's downright cruel that someone in my position has to suffer for so long with no help or respite from that...
  8. cpuusage

    Your Psychic Powers and How to Develop Them

    Your Psychic Powers and How to Develop Them by Hereward Carrington on Free Audio Book Download https://librivox.org/your-psychic-powers-and-how-to-develop-them-by-hereward-carrington/ Hereward CARRINGTON (1880 - 1958) Instructions in how to develop your psychic powers including telepathy...
  9. Kerome

    The practical side of spiritual emergency

    I was just reading through some of the literature on spiritual emergency and it led me to thinking about what exactly the practical things are that one does to start a spiritual path following a psychosis and a flourishing of interest in spirituality. Let's assume for the sake of argument that...
  10. S

    Help please with possible schizophrenic symptoms. Possible trigger.

    Can anyone help me with some schizophrenic type symptoms. Last week I found my 15 year old son about to harm himself. I am so scared I don't leave him alone for a second apart from when he is at school. I have asked school to keep an eye on him but I have been very cagey about the reason why...
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    Surrey

    Surrey Oakleaf Enterprise 101 Walnut Tree Close Guildford Surrey GU1 4UQ 01483 303649 [email protected] 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...
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    County Antrim

    Antrim Men's Shed 4A Steeple Road Antrim BT41 1AF 028 9442 8081 [email protected] Men’s Shed brings together men to share their skills, have a laugh and a cup of tea while working on practical activities of their choice. A place for members to be themselves, a place to work at your own...
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    County Down

    Downpatrick Men's Shed 3 Ballydugan Industrial Estate Ballydugan Road Downpatrick BT30 6TE 028 4461 3791 [email protected] Men’s Shed brings together men to share their skills, have a laugh and a cup of tea while working on practical activities of their choice. A place for members to be...
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    Fermanagh

    Fermanagh Men's Shed Drumcoo Enniskillen BT74 4FY 028 6632 3630 [email protected] Men’s Shed brings together men to share their skills, have a laugh and a cup of tea while working on practical activities of their choice. A place for members to be themselves, a place to work at your own...
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    Wrexham County Borough

    Wrexham and surrounding areas Advance Brighter Futures Advance Brighter Futures Belmont House 3 Belmont Road Wrexham LL13 7PW  01978 364 777 [email protected] Vision: To ensure that no individual experiencing mental health problems ever feels like they are on their own. Mission: To work...
  16. S

    I need someone to talk to

    Hello everyone, I was hoping to explain my problems and see if anyone has experience the things I've been going through, Thank you. Like last year I had a huge fear of developing schizophrenia, I had a lot of fears that time and I was really stressed out, but luckily the anxiety started going...
  17. R

    What to do, what to do ?

    Hi* I have a work related dilemma. I am new at my job and feel insecure and worried much more then is normal in a new workplace. I know I have been making minor mistakes do to my own stress which cuts off my abillity to think clearly and stay focused. This is making me more anxious and the fact...
  18. D

    Sensorimotor OCD

    Hi, I am looking for some quick practical support. I struggle with sensorimotor OCD, and have used some ERP to overcome my swallowing compulsions. However, the OCD has now moved to my blinking, which I am constantly aware of, and despite using some of these techniques to lower my anxiety...
  19. cpuusage

    A very quiet part of the forum

    Amazes me how quiet this part of the forum is - & it's probably the most effective, practical & best advice for all of us - that anyone can do.
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    Androphobia

    Had a look and couldn't find anything else for this posted so far (not sure if I'm looking in the wrong place?) Last 3 years or so been feeling more and more afraid of men - last year it got to the point where I had to carry a knife to feel safe just in case I saw men outside. Obviously this...
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