KlearMinds Therapy Blog Post

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month and this year’s focus is on raising understanding about the factors that contribute to stress, as well as promoting solutions. It also offers us the opportunity to reduce the stigma surrounding stress.  This year’s theme is “#LittleByLittle”, which emphasises the impact of small, positive actions on overall wellbeing. Stress unites us all, as it is…

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How long does it take to treat OCD with CBT?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition characterised by intrusive, anxious thoughts and repetitive behaviours or mental acts. It can be incredibly debilitating for those suffering from…

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SLEEP – Are you Getting Enough?

Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Whilst the odd disrupted night can be managed, ongoing sleeplessness can take a serious toll on our wellbeing. …

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Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

During Eating Disorder Week, we thought we would shine some light on a less well-known eating problem. It is called ARFID or Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. It is a relatively…

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Annoyed couple ignoring each other

What to do if your partner rejects the idea of couples counselling?

    When relationships falter, couples counselling can illuminate a path forward. Perhaps communication has broken down or trust has been shaken. You may feel like you’re drifting apart or…

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Man and Woman in Disagreement

Is your mid-life crisis ruining your marriage?

A mid-life crisis may sound like a cliché but it’s an experience that many people go through. Not only can it spark a deep reflection of your life’s goals and…

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Self-Help Tips To Manage An Acute Panic Attack

Self-Help Tips To Manage An Acute Panic Attack

A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear and anxiety accompanied by physical symptoms like a racing heartbeat, sweating, shaking and more. Most panic attacks last anywhere from…

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Why do you feel ‘stuck’ in your life and how can you move forward?

Why do you feel ‘stuck’ in your life and how can you move forward?

Have you ever felt like you’re just going through the motions in life without any real purpose or making progress? Do you feel uninspired, unmotivated and stuck in a rut?…

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How Can Bereavement Counselling Help with Loss?

Adjusting to life after a loss – whether a family member, friend, partner, pet, object or a significant event – is one of the most challenging experiences we can go…

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Counselling Session

What Is Integrative Counselling?

Research in counselling is increasingly indicating that a broad toolkit of therapeutic skills drawn from a range of therapy approaches and coaching, can produce better results for therapy clients than…

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CBT Diagram

How can CBT therapy help with unhealthy eating patterns?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that has been shown to be effective in dealing with a broad range of mental health issues including anxiety, panic attacks, depression…

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Mental Health Goals to Focus on for 2023

The world has been a difficult place to live in these past few years as we appear to stumble from one national crisis to another. This understandably takes its toll…

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How Do I Choose the Right Therapist?

If you are struggling with an emotional issue or problematic situation that is affecting your everyday life, speaking to a professional counsellor or psychotherapist can do wonders for your mental…

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Our Mental Health Guides

How to Set Healthy Boundaries and Why You Must

28th December 2023

Boundaries define the limits of acceptable behaviour and are critical for our well-being. However, setting boundaries can feel selfish or…

A Guide to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

7th November 2021

This reference guide is for people who want to learn more about cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) . It will discuss…

OCD Help Guide

8th June 2015

A Help Guide to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)   This guide is for people who think they might have OCD or…

A Guide to Psychotherapy

13th February 2015

Psychotherapy is sometimes referred to as counselling, talking therapy, psychosocial therapy, or simply therapy. It can help people deal with…

A Guide to Psychotherapy for Depression

9th January 2015

This reference guide is for people who want to learn more about depression and how psychotherapy can help to treat…