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Suicide, OCD and POCD

I have not written on here for a good while. I have been really poorly. I had really bad suicide thoughts and to the point where I just wanted to kill myself. 379 more words


The first one....

Being only three months into 2015, I look back at the last year of my life and I feel lost.

I don’t know how it’s all happened. 713 more words



The black hole 

For those of you who don’t know much about me, I have two part time jobs, one of which is lecturing about mental illness and relevant therapies around the country. 575 more words



I remember when my friend and her husband were going through some difficulties, and I told her she should try relationship counselling. She laughed and said it was for people who were cuckoo. 626 more words


GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)

I actually hate the name. Don’t you?

“We can’t really be bothered to give you a proper diagnosis or see what’s actually going on inside your brain so we’ll lump you in with the other GADs” 412 more words


Motivation for this blog........

So… Although I’ve wanted to start blogging for a long time, I actually never got round to doing it. But one thing that actually made me want to vent all my frustrations about the confusion surrounding mental illness was a pig called Katie Hopkins. 298 more words


Julie Sale, LCC Director, sets the record straight on the difference between psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

I am not normally one to stand on a soap-box and shout out my thoughts and feelings on a subject. I am usually content to work within my values in my client, teaching and writing work, sharing my position on subjects through my way of being in the world. 520 more words