Loss and Grief

Written by Nicola Dalrymple Loss is a universal experience that affects us all at some point in our lives. Grief is the emotions that people feel when they incur a loss. Grief is most typically linked to bereavement yet loss…continue reading
Young people’s mental health

Young people’s mental health

Written by Nicola Dalrymple The mental health of young people is just as important as the mental health of adults. According to a survey carried out in England in 2017, one in eight 5-19 year olds were suffering from at…continue reading

Personality disorder

Written by Nicola Dalrymple Understanding personality disorders Personality disorders are clinically diagnosed mental health disorders yet they often hold a lot of stigma and even more confusion. It is evident that the disorder isn’t discussed enough and is unfortunately misunderstood…continue reading

Ecotherapy, a natural calling

Trainee psychologist Nicola talks about Recently there has been a surge of scientific evidence that spending time in nature is beneficial for mental health. Yet what is it specifically about nature that seems so powerful? Let’s try and unravel this…continue reading

Impostor Syndrome

Maddy Lykourgos offers some information about Impostor Syndrome and how to spot it   What is Impostor Syndrome? Impostor syndrome is a psychological phenomenon that occurs in individuals who experience intense anxiety and self-doubt in their abilities, even when there…continue reading

How Do I Find the Right Therapist for me?

Maddy Lykourgos writes about the importance of finding a therapist that suits you and some key questions to bear in mind… After making the decision to start attending therapy sessions, the next task should be to choose a therapist suited…continue reading

Freshers and Mental Health

Blue Tree intern Maddy Lykourgos discusses the alarmingly high rate of mental health problems among first-year university students… Moving into university is an exciting time for many young people, the first chance for most to gain more independence and autonomy.…continue reading