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eMH Treatment Programs -  which one shall I choose?

eMH Treatment Programs - which one shall I choose?

August 15, 2017

Trying to decide what online mental health treatment programs to use can be difficult. There seem to be so many of them! Which one will be easiest to use? What style is best? Should I choose something specific for the problem or something more general?

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Are you worried about teenagers and screen time?

Are you worried about teenagers and screen time?

July 31, 2017

Questions exist in the minds of most parents and carers about their teenagers’ use of digital technology. How much is too much?

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The Power of a Good Reframe

The Power of a Good Reframe

July 18, 2017

I think I’ve finally found a cognitive reframe that works for me – and it’s all about terminology.

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Managing the Dark Side (of Social Media)

Managing the Dark Side (of Social Media)

July 04, 2017

Many of my consultations these days include some discussion of the distress my patients are feeling about something they have seen or something that has been said or done to them on social media. Often it’s just a misunderstanding by a sensitive and vulnerable person. But it is sometimes due to deliberate attempts by others to upset and disturb them.

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Learning to Manage Your Bipolar Disorder

Learning to Manage Your Bipolar Disorder

June 20, 2017

Managing bipolar disorder is challenging for patients and practitioners alike. Making the diagnosis in the first place is often a challenge, but once it’s made many patients and their health care practitioners are unaware that there’s more to managing bipolar disorder than juggling the medications and doing the blood tests. Listen to the podcast and read the blog.

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