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2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall

2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall

January 19, 2021 Dr Carol Newall
Dr Carol Newall

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...


2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates

2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates

January 05, 2021 Dr Genevieve Yates
Dr Genevieve Yates

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...


Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia

Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia

November 24, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

I first encountered the concept of alexithymia when I worked with people suffering from eating disorders. Many people experiencing eating disorders have great difficulty identifying and naming their own emotions.


Who benefits from eMental Health?

Who benefits from eMental Health?

November 10, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

The answer to that question definitely depends on who you ask. Let’s start with the cynics and get them out of the way.


Writing your COVID worries away - (with Andrew Gan and Dr Jet)

Writing your COVID worries away - (with Andrew Gan and Dr Jet)

October 27, 2020 Dr Jan Orman
Dr Jan Orman

COVID and all its attendant inconveniences (I guess some would say “tortures”) has forced many of us to revise our personal wellbeing plans and dig out some old strategies that we haven’t used for a while. It’s also made some of us realise that many of the things that we thought were just parts of our normal life were, in fact, wellness strategies.