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An improbable correlation. The 19thcentury industrial revolution coincided with a fundamental reform in the treatment of the mentally ill. The ‘moral movement’ started in York and was largely due to… Continue Reading…

Is the digital revolution affecting our mental health issues?

An improbable correlation. The 19thcentury industrial revolution coincided with a fundamental reform in the treatment of the mentally ill. The ‘moral movement’ started in York and was largely due to the influence of William Tuke. He was a Quaker and a rich tea and coffee merchant who had no medical…

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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… Continue Reading…

Princes with insight

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 during the Second World War. In the stress of war, people were encouraged to say ‘mustn’t grumble’ and keeping a…

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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… Continue Reading…

The month of resolutions

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 them which proves that Oscar Wilde’s epithet – I can resist anything except temptation – was nearly right.  I don’t…

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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… Continue Reading…

What bugs you?

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 to do Things with Words”, remains a classic of linguistic philosophy. Austin was right as many people find it hard…

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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,… Continue Reading…

Brexit therapy

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, of course, about the future of Britain but it is also a farrago of ego. The Remainers are better at…

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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… Continue Reading…

What can we do to help young people access therapy?

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 condition will receive NHS care or treatment by 2020/21. Young Minds says that 75% of young people who seek support become more unwell…

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A journey through online therapy – how do we respond to advances in technology?

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 unwilling to talk face to face? Over the last 20 years or so we have seen therapists making use of emerging…

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Relationship Counselling in changing times

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, in 2016 they increased by 5.8 per cent compared to 2015. One significant finding was the number of divorces within the…

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All rooms are not created equal

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 in confidence during sessions. Most of us know that for the therapeutic setting it’s not ideal to have two creaky chairs…

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More people are turning to therapy in the UK

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 Britons have either received some form of therapy, or know someone who has, speaks volumes in that people are no…

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