Counselling and therapy

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Unregulated ‘eating disorder coaches’ putting people at risk, say experts
Exclusive: inadequately qualified coaches charging thousands claiming to offer support to people with eating disorders

Sarah Marsh

21, Mar, 2023 @4:30 PM

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The great serotonin debate: do depression treatments work by boosting the happy hormone?
Drugs targeting the ‘happy hormone’ are widely used for depression. But some question whether the condition is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain

Hannah Devlin

14, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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You can’t just cheer up people who have depression | Lucy Cavendish
The NHS is planning to offer patients art, music and gardening classes rather than antidepressants. Nice idea, but it won’t work, writes psychotherapist Lucy Cavendish

Lucy Cavendish

05, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘This feels more like spin-the-bottle than science’: my mission to find a proper diagnosis – and treatment – for my son’s psychosis
Tanya Frank’s son Zach has lived with mental illness since he was a teenager. But after years journeying through the traditional healthcare system, could radical alternatives save him from an endless cycle of hospital stays and drugs?

Tanya Frank

25, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘One billionaire at a time’: inside the Swiss clinics where the super-rich go for rehab
The long read: For the ultra-wealthy and the super-famous, regular therapy won’t do

Sophie Elmhirst

23, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Therapy taught me I can always change my mind. So I did, and stopped the therapy | Niellah Arboine
I was a sceptic, but it did help me get to a point where I could move on. It is a luxury, especially for Black people. I was lucky to do it, says writer Niellah Arboine

Niellah Arboine

20, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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A new start after 60: at 63 I finally paid off my debts – and ditched the credit card
After overcoming her addiction to drinks and drugs, Suzy Morrison realised she also had an unhealthy relationship with money. Two years later she was solvent – for the first time in her life

Paula Cocozza

13, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Prescribing MDMA and psilocybin: who will get the drugs and how will they help?
Explainer: doctors say the drugs can help patients work through psychotherapy for PTSD – a condition that will affect one in five people in their lifetimes

Tory Shepherd

07, Feb, 2023 @12:00 AM

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Have a conversation about mental health on Time to Talk Day | Letter
Letter: Stephen Fry, the president of Mind, encourages everyone to take the time to talk, to listen and to change lives

29, Jan, 2023 @6:39 PM

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Morris Nitsun obituary
Other lives: Consultant psychologist, psychotherapist and group analyst who worked in the NHS for 50 years and was a practising artist

Pam Kleinot

20, Jan, 2023 @7:30 PM

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Lessons from my dying therapist: care less, have fun – and accept the inevitable
In watching my beloved counsellor die, I finally learned how to live

Phoebe Greenwood

10, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Helen Davis obituary
Other lives: Pioneer of the UK’s modern psychotherapy profession who, in the 1970s, co-founded the first integrative training centre

Aeron Davis

01, Dec, 2022 @2:26 PM

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