The basic principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

13th May 2019

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (13th – 19th May) we are looking at the 'Basic Principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)' There are some specific principles central to CBT. Many may be shared by other approaches but the combination of these principles goes some way towards understanding CBT.

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How Does Exercise Improve Mood

13th May 2019
Discover how does exercise improve mood: regardless of age or fitness level, studies show that making time for exercise provides serious mental benefits.

Winners and losers on The Voice: Life-defining moments and the role of counselling

18th April 2016

This week's blog post is by our psychotherapist Beccy Lindsay:

Have you been watching The Voice? It’s BBC’s answer to ITV’s X Factor, a singing competition where the winner is promised stardom and a recording contract. Why do we watch? What’s the hook?

Do you really need to diet?

18th January 2016

White Hart Clinic psychotherapist Beccy Lindsay lists ten tips to help you survive the post-festive season and a deluge of diet advice from the media.

Seven Christmas survival tips

21st December 2015

Psychotherapist Beccy Lindsay helps you cope with the tricky issues that can turn the festive season into one you need a holiday from. Here are her seven top tips.

Postnatal Depression

19th October 2011

"NHS is failing new mothers", say researchers. Doctors are prescribing antidepressants rather than providing couselling and other treatments.



17th January 2013

Mindfulness is a great practice for supporting psychological wellbeing. Mindfulness doesn't mean you have to empty your mind or feel totally relaxed. It's about noticing what is happening around you, in your body and in your mind in this moment - as it is, not as your mental chatter tries to tell you it is.

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