What Are the 8 Phases in EMDR Therapy

What Are the 8 Phases in EMDR Therapy?

Eye movement desensitisation reprogramming (EMDR) is a type of psychotherapy used to help people with a wide range of different mental health conditions.  EMDR treatment does not require as much discussion as other forms of psychotherapy. Instead of using talking…continue reading
How Does ADHD Differ in Men and Women

How Does ADHD Differ in Men and Women?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological condition that affects the way a person thinks and behaves. The three main symptoms of ADHD are inattentiveness (difficulty concentrating), hyperactivity (excessive movement) and impulsivity (acting on impulse). Boys are more than…continue reading

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Bluetree's psychology intern Allanah Fallon (pictured above) writes about seasonal affective disorder and how we can help.. With the days getting shorter and winter quickly approaching, you may find that the winter blues are slowly creeping up on you, with…continue reading
What does it mean to be triggered?

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
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Body Image and Diet Culture

Hannah Cartwright 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 through meal plans, calorie…continue reading
5 behaviours that are worsening your anxiety

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

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