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

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