Anxiety: from racing mind to irrational thoughts – an insider’s story.

It's the racing mind with thoughts that won't slow down. It's the compulsion to undertake lots of activities at once.   It's the claustrophobia felt when surrounded by people. It's the fear of being alone.   It's the need to escape from being indoors. It's the feeling of suffocation even when you're outside.   It's … Continue reading Anxiety: from racing mind to irrational thoughts – an insider’s story.

How to prepare for your first appointment in private therapy

With NHS waiting lists stretching into weeks and months, you may consider seeking treatment for your mental health difficulties in the private sector. Alongside shorter waiting times, you can often benefit from a wider range of support - from CBT, to EDMR, to hypnotherapy and nutrition. Dr Mark Silvert talks about how best to prepare … Continue reading How to prepare for your first appointment in private therapy

5 Ways to Manage the Festive Season When Living with Mental or Physical Health Problems

Managing a mental or physical health condition can be a challenge 365 days of the year. By the time you’ve settled into a routine of ‘just about managing’, it seems that winter has once again reappeared. Falling temperatures are already a shock to the system and require extra energy to get you through the day. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Manage the Festive Season When Living with Mental or Physical Health Problems