What Is Mentalisation and Am I Doing It?

What Is Mentalisation and Am I Doing It? Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Maddy Lykourgos, writes about using mentalisation as a way to help people cope during times of conflict.  Mentalisation is the skill of understanding what someone may be experiencing in…continue reading

How is addiction affecting your life?

Alexis Baker, aspiring psychologist, and Blue Tree Clinic’s intern writes about addiction and ways that it can impact your life….. Addiction can take on many forms. It can easily worm its way into everyday life without being noticed despite being…continue reading

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