What is Gestalt therapy?

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There are many different therapeutic approaches out there, and taking those first steps to getting the support you need can be daunting if you don’t know what you’re looking for. What is Gestalt theory? The word “Gestalt” means “organised whole”.  This method of therapy focuses on the whole of the client’s experience, including feelings, thoughts and actions. The client gains … Read More

What is Hypnotherapy?

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Hypnosis is often associated with quirky hypnotists and magicians using a swinging watch to mystify their participants. It is not, however, commonly known as an effective form of therapy and there is a lot of question marks around this approach. So how does it work? Hypnosis is thought to work by altering our state of consciousness in such a way that … Read More

What is EMDR?

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EMDR

EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing The therapeutic approach that we will focus on this week is a non traditional method which is rising to prominence and has a track record of success. Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy that was developed to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing and unresolved life experiences. To book … Read More

An interview with Stephen Watkins

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Stephen Watkins

This month, we will be talking with MyMind counselling psychologist Stephen Watkins about CBT, the nature-nurture debate and the little white lies we tell ourselves about our bad habits. Why did you get into psychology? My brother has autism. How he interacts in certain situations is fascinating to me. I’ve always wondered how his mind works in comparison to mine … Read More

Understanding Cognitive Analytical Therapy

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It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed when taking those first steps into therapy. There are so many different approaches out there and it can be difficult to decide which one is the best fit for you and the difficulties you’re experiencing. Each week, MyMind will be looking at many different approaches practised by our team of mental health professionals, to … Read More