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We all lose sleep and worry about negative events that happened in the past. They continue to influence our expectations and drag at our self confidence. This might be something minor…

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June 15, 2021

Sean is a Life Coach, Counsellor and Personal Trainer, who after battling and overcoming his own addictions and depression, now helps others build good habits that positively impact upon their physical…

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March 1, 2021

Meg is an emergency health care worker in Kent who has been working on the front-line treating patients throughout the pandemic. She has kindly given us her valuable insight into…

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February 22, 2021

According to an article by Forbes, demand for mental services at work are on the rise. There is clear evidence of this among our peers, competitors and across mental health…

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February 17, 2021

Charlie is a Personal Trainer and Mental Health Advisor, who holds a BSc and PgDip in Psychology and Clinical Psychology. Her aim is teach the public about the importance of…

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February 9, 2021

Feeling lonely used to be a taboo subject – no one wanted to admit to it. 2020 is the year so many were feeling isolated and lonely that it makes little…

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January 29, 2021

It is clear that our children’s mental health is suffering through this prolonged pandemic and resulting school closures.  This is not a blog to debate whether schools should be closed. …

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January 25, 2021

Psychological #resilience is often associated with the ability to endure; mental toughness. That’s not quite right.
It’s about adaptability in the face of rapid change. Mastering the unexpected and learning…

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December 21, 2020

How therapists have approached continuing practice during the pandemic

Adjusting to the ever-changing ‘new normal’ as a result of Covid-19 is something that society has faced head on in many ways.…

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December 14, 2020

It is a somewhat startling fact that 50% of mental health problems are established before the age of 14, but little is done by ‘the system’ to ensure the effects…

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December 13, 2020

Jonathan is a counselling psychologist in a private practice in London. He works across different models, depending on the client’s needs – a pluralistic approach. That said, his practice and…

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December 3, 2020

For over 20 years, Maria has specialised in delivering individual and couples therapy for clients.

Maria’s core approach to therapy is systemic, but her work is also influenced from other schools…

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November 25, 2020

 Article originally published by Counselling Directory. Re-published with permission
1. How can I choose a suitably qualified therapist?
This is an important issue. Over the last twenty years there has been an…

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November 24, 2020

Ricard has worked in the field of substance misuse and behavioural health since 2012. He initially began his career as an addiction therapist, but more generally now work with other…

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October 16, 2020

We’ve heard from Susan Cain in her book ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’ that Western society discriminates against introverts.

As a confirmed introvert myself,…

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August 18, 2020

What To Look For When Choosing An Employee Assistance Programme’, ‘How do I select the best Employee assistance programme’, and ‘A buyer’s guide to EAPs’ are just some of the…

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June 29, 2020

As restrictions begin to ease, and increasing numbers slowly begin returning to workplaces, we would like to inform you of our efforts to ensure that our policies and procedures within our…

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April 16, 2020

The 5-a-day campaign recommends eating a minimum of 5 portions of fruit and vegetables per day to maintain a healthy body. The New Economics Foundation claims that five small actions

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April 16, 2020

How long have you been working out of A Room in Town’s premises? Since May 2019

1. Hi Sandra. Tell us about yourself and what you do in your capacity as…

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February 14, 2020

Pat Capel is a Human Givens therapist who has worked out of A Room in Town since September 2018. He specialises in short-term solution-focused therapy for adolescents and adults.

Hi Pat.…

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September 9, 2019

Last week at the Royal Society of Medicine I met Liz Ashall Payne, the CEO of ORCHA, an organisation that reviews health apps. There are a staggering 450,000 of these.…

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June 20, 2019

George Orwell foresaw it in his classic 1984. Those who did not conform and kowtow would have to be re-educated to fit into either Communist or Fascist perfection. The word…

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May 28, 2019

After Stephen Dymond was found dead, ITV axed the Jeremy Kyle show. Dymond had recorded an episode in which he failed a lie detector test – that not too reliable…

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May 1, 2019

Sensing the murder of the young journalist Lyra Mckee was a disaster for them, the Real Ira admitted it had ‘made a mistake’. If you are going to murder people…

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April 15, 2019

A Room in Town is running a workshop that will explore how to work with clients with addictions can be understood using a psychodynamic approach.

An emphasis will be on the…

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April 15, 2019

Both autistic spectrum disorder and the ‘milder’ Asperger’s syndrome have been in the news lately since Hans Asperger turns out to have been a  Nazi sympathiser. That is not so…

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March 12, 2019

I was once a trustee of a charity which changed its name from the Mental After Care Association to the more modern vibe, Working Together for Well Being. We were…

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March 4, 2019

“In my early professional years, I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How…

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January 25, 2019

Addressing the World Economic Council in Davos on January 23rd, Prince William blamed his mother’s generation for inadvertently causing Britain’s mental health crisis. He blamed the attitudes that were necessary…

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January 3, 2019

January is the month of resolutions and since psychologists are omnivorous, there is research on the subject of New Year’s Resolution. 50% of us make them but only 10`% keep…

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December 14, 2018

Think of a day in your life.

How often do you feel angry?

How often happy?

How often just irritated?

Being angry is like having mumps, the philosopher J.L Austin wrote. His book, “How…

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December 6, 2018

As they contemplate the meaningful vote on December 11, MPs would do well to remember Freud’s famous saying that “where Id was there Ego shall be”. The Brexit debate is,…

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October 28, 2018

Many young people have to wait too long for support with their mental health. NHS projections suggest that only around one in three children and young people with a diagnosable mental health…

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July 30, 2018

We all know that a comfortable, welcoming and private room can make a big difference to a client’s experience of therapy. But what happens when a client is unable or…

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April 4, 2018

While the need for love and the desire for healthy relationships with partners is constant, recent Office of National Statistics research found that UK divorce rates are on the rise,…

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February 5, 2018

Here at A Room in Town we understand the importance of ambience and the impact it can have on your clients and their ability to relax, feel comfortable and speak…

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October 19, 2017

Over the past decade, there has been a significant shift in the way we view mental health. How do we know this? Well, the recent evidence that over half of…

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October 18, 2017

The start of a new school year can be a distressing time for a child. Whether they are returning to school and joining a new year-group, or starting in a…

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Head Office,
8/10 Hallam Street,
London,
W1W 6NS