Leaving Mental Health Charity, Second Step... A parting gift from my lovely colleagues Today was my last working day working as Second Step's Reflective Practitioner and Psychological Therapist for PIE (Psychologically Informed Environments). It's been a pleasure working along side such a dedicated group of people and although, for me it's the right time to… Continue reading The Importance of a ‘Good Enough’ Ending;
This Tuesday is international men's day, so lets start a conversation about men's mental health.
Within my clinical practice, this is one of the most commonly asked questions. It's not too difficult for most of us to identify that a lack of self confidence or self esteem can make life more challenging. It's not hard to decide we want to build our self confidence. So why is it that what… Continue reading Ask A Therapist: How can I build self confidence?
Happy Halloween! After a couple months stuffed full with personal development training and other growth. I have decided to slow it down for the next few. That said, I still have plenty to update you about... This October I renewed my Safeguarding Level 3 training to make sure I am up to date with new… Continue reading October Training & Updates
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Autumn walks are one of my favorite things, crunchy leaves, warm oranges and yellows, fresh air and the sound of water... what's not to love?! One of the nice things about Bristol is that there are several incredibly peaceful, easy access parks and open spaces. Today I went for a walk in one of my… Continue reading Self Care Sunday: Autumn Adventures in Snuff Mills
I love a good podcast. It's great to stick headphones on to take my mind off of things, to ground myself... or just to kill time on a boring commute. Here are a few of my current favorites with a theme around mental well-being; How to Fail with Elizabeth Day This is a podcast that… Continue reading 6 Podcasts for Mental Wellbeing
Psychology Today: Alison Clist
It’s World Mental Health Day 2019, and this year the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has chosen “suicide prevention” as the theme for the day. **Trigger Warning - this post mentions suicide** A message of hope Our message on suicide prevention this World Mental Health Day is one of hope. Hope is like oxygen for our mental health. It is… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2019
The last few months have been particularly busy so I was thankful that I'd booked myself a little weekend break at the start of the month. On my return, I got straight back into my CPD plans. There's been so many transitions professionally that I'm excited to keep pushing my learning/experience even further. With this… Continue reading September Training / CPD Update