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A letter from Joanna

A letter from Joanna

September 17, 2019

Recently I received a letter from a patient of mine. Joanna is a 50 something woman who suffers from recurrent unipolar depression. She has given me her permission to share her letter with you.


10 things everyone should know about Employee Assistance Programs

10 things everyone should know about Employee Assistance Programs

September 03, 2019

What do you know about Employee Assistance Programs and Providers? It’s all too easy as an employee or even as a mental health service provider to overlook the availability of EAPs, but they can provide useful and affordable support for many people facing mental health challenges in the workforce.


Are you safe to work? – reframing physical and emotional factors in fitness to work

Are you safe to work? – reframing physical and emotional factors in fitness to work

August 20, 2019

Have you ever been on your way to work and asked yourself “I don’t really feel well . . . should I really be working clinically today” – and yet still turned up and completed a full day’s work?


Holiday Musings

Holiday Musings

August 06, 2019

As I write this I am sitting at the window of my cabin on a Hurtigruten cruise watching the Norwegian Coast slide by and contemplating the value of holidays. I suspect I am not alone in saying that the trouble with holidays is that it doesn’t matter how far you go or how long you stay away, you always take yourself with you.


eHealth: big questions, short answers

eHealth: big questions, short answers

July 23, 2019

Quality, appropriateness, safety, efficacy – I have encountered countless presentations, publications, messages of concern, questions and statements of uncertainty when it comes to these aspects of digital health interventions (DHIs).


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