Making the most on Online Therapy

Self-isolating? Have you thought of Online therapy?  For a few weeks now we have had success in providing Online Therapy due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this decision to switch from face to face therapy to Online Therapy was not easy or ideal, but a necessary...

Distract yourself from Stress

https://mindworkstherapist.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Distract.mp4 Distract:  A Distress Tolerance Skill Distraction helps us feel better by diverting our attention away from whatever is distressing us. It works best if you choose something that really grabs your...

Outdoor Adventure Therapy

What is an Adventure Therapist? Since 2001, the Association for Experiential Education’s Therapeutic Adventure Professional Group(TAPG) has been striving to promote standard practices for adventure therapists. An adventure therapist is a multidisciplinary expert who...

The co-therapy model for couples

The Co-Therapy Model – Both Counsellors / Therapists in the Room https://mindworkstherapist.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Couples-Therapist-Answers-Frequently-Googled-Relationship-Questions.mp4 You have the option to work with both of us (Ian and Lesley) in...

Coronavirus anxiety – Working from home

https://mindworkstherapist.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Working-from-home.mp4 Please note the following urgent message. We’ve been following the news closely as we’re sure you have, witnessing the multiple closures and confusion about COVID-19.   Please...

Coronavirus: 10 steps to cope feeling anxious

  Coronavirus anxiety: How to cope if you’re feeling anxious about the outbreak in 10 steps. We can’t fail to notice the media coverage of the Coronavirus and its impact on people’s physical health and what the government is trying to do to prevent the spread of the...

Dropping the Anchor

Dropping Anchor: A Script   In the ideal scenario, before starting this exercise, you’ve asked the client what she’s experiencing and she’s been able to tell you what thoughts, feelings, emotions, memories are showing up; this means you can refer to them...

Mindful Breathing

  The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, non- judging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to...

STOPP – A Stress Tip

  STOPP Learn this one key skill ! STOPP is CBT in a nutshell. Learn this ONE KEY SKILL and you can start to take control of your emotions and your life. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space lies our freedom to choose our response....

BFF Yourself

BFF Yourself. Let’s make the world a happier place by being kind to yourself and others 3 Simple Exercises in Self-Compassion  Self-compassion is something we could all benefit from. It soothes the fight-or-flight response and gets us back into the present...