Developing Services in the Private Sector as a Psychologist
Being Director and Co-Director of two independent psychological practices, I wanted to share a little about my journey so far. In the current climate of burgeoning pressures on NHS staff, growing waiting lists and the drive to "do more with less" that defines the period of austerity we are all facing, it seems opportune to say there is another way. My systemic training has helped me arrive at the view that multiple perspectives and multi-modal solutions are better than sing
Could CBT Work for You?
I have always enjoyed being with people, being interested in relationships and interactions in groups. I saw mental illness impact people in my own family and felt a need to help but didn't know how. This is where my interest in psychology was born. Training as a psychotherapist has been an interesting journey for me. I have been in many roles over the years, always working in mental health, that enabled me to see the impact of mental illness not only on the person struggling
Free-er to be Me!
Free-er to be me. "The results are in". (Non-Election results that is...) As planned, the 3 part course, Free to be Me took place at the Solihull Wellbeing Clinic during the month of May 2017. Even though I say so myself, it was a great success! Success being that the 8 members were a joy to work with and that the course clearly made such a positive difference to all our lives. As I said to the group one evening, "I only hope you are all loving this course as much as me!" I'd