Uses and Benefits of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

What is DBT and How Does it Work? Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy that helps people who have intense emotional reactions. It’s primarily used by those who live with a borderline personality disorder. The aim of DBT is to help patients find an easier way to manage their emotions. It achieves […]

Uses and Benefits of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Uses and Benefits of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique form of therapy that encourages patients to embrace their negative thoughts and feelings instead of trying to avoid or eliminate them. Trained therapists use this technique to treat a wide range of conditions, and it has shown to be […]

What is CBT and How Does it Work?

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a versatile approach to psychological treatment that can be applied to a diverse range of mental disorders and conditions. It can help patients reframe negative thought processes to overcome a variety of challenges relating to disordered thinking. Here’s what you need to know about this form of therapy and how […]

Treatment for Worry in Children and Teenagers

Does your child often worry about lots of things, such as how they are doing with school, their past behaviour, fitting in with friends, the future, or things happening in the world? Do they often ask, “what if?” and seek your reassurance? All kids worry from time to time, but some children worry a lot […]

Tackling Tantrums

If you haven’t experienced one, you will have witnessed one. A child having a temper tantrum can challenge even the calmest of parents. Things can be fine one minute and the next it appears that an unknown being has inhabited your child. Knowing what to do can be the difference between you throwing one yourself […]

Just how much sleep is enough sleep?

Does your child often ask for ‘one more story’? Do they regularly wake up throughout the night or have trouble sleeping in their own bed? Perhaps you have a teenager who stays up late texting friends or gaming, and then has trouble waking up in time for school? And if you are a teenager who […]