What does it mean to be triggered?

Alexis Baker, Blue Tree Clinic’s intern and aspiring clinical psychologist writes about what it means to be ‘triggered’ and what can help. Nowadays, the term ‘triggered’ is frequently thrown around on social media as a way to describe people who…continue reading
Hannah Cartwright Nutrition

Body Image and Diet Culture

Hannah Cartwright (seen here), London's leading Nutritionist, talks about diet culture & body image. Diet culture is a culture that sets a focus on an idealised size which results in many of us trying to fix ourselves, whether that is…continue reading

5 behaviours that are worsening your anxiety

Blue Tree’s intern and aspiring psychologist Alexis Baker talks discusses unhelpful behaviours in those with anxiety disorders….. Many people experience anxiety disorders of varying degrees and types, such as generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) or something more specific such as social…continue reading

Simple breathing techniques for anxiety and stress

Blue Tree’s intern and aspiring psychologist Alexis Baker suggests some breathing techniques to help maintain a sense of calm…… Everyone has experienced stress or anxiety at some point in their lives, feelings such as increased heart rate, restlessness, sweating, and…continue reading

Supporting someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Blue Tree’s intern and aspiring psychologist (seen here above) Alexis Baker writes about the difficulties in helping someone with borderline personality disorder…. People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) typically experience difficulties in maintaining stable relationships, in addition to struggling with…continue reading

Self Harm On the Rise?

Maddy Lykourgos, trainee psychologist, writes about rising issues with deliberate self-harm In recent news you might have seen the headlines about an increase in deliberate self-harm in our society. The reported increase appears to be specifically around the adolescent and…continue reading