Category Archives: Psychotherapy Leicester

Beyond Words: The Art of Suicide

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The words I write here have been started and deleted, restarted and deleted, and restarted again more times than I care to remember. Despite having something to say, I feel powerless to bring words to the awkward, painful and devastating … Continue reading

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Shit! You’ve Made A Person!

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Welcome to this edition of our Featured therapist BlogSpot where UKCP Reg Psychotherapist and RHCP Founding Director Jenny Collard discusses how a preoccupation with scoring ones’ ‘Body Image’ against a fabricated criterion of aesthetic ideals misses the sheer beauty of just how incredible … Continue reading

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How Can People Develop a Positive Relationship With Their Body?

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In the last of our three-part series of Body Image focused Blogs for Mental Health Awareness Week, Psychotherapist Gemma Saggers discusses: How Can People Develop a Positive Relationship With Their Body? Every person is different, therefore a ‘one size fits … Continue reading

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What Impact Does Social Media Have on Body Image Perceptions?

You may have seen our Blog at the beginning of the week: How Does Body Image Impact Mental Health? The piece was written as the first in a three-part series exploring the topic of body image as part of Mental … Continue reading

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How Does Body Image Impact Mental Health?

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It is Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 and this year the Mental Health Foundation has proposed the theme of ‘Body Image’.  To contribute to the week, we are featuring one of our fantastic Psychotherapists in Training; Gemma Saggers.  Gemma is undertaking an MSc … Continue reading

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Times Change, But Do We Really? A Psychotherapist Reflects on Young People’s Mental Health

Welcome to this edition of the featured therapist BlogSpot where Psychodynamic Psychotherapist Andy Lincoln reflects on social change and mental health over a 40 year career in working with  young people. The approach of Mental Awareness Health Week (May 13th to … Continue reading

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A Poem For Rutland House

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I’m in therapy for god sake I didn’t think I would be, but I didn’t realise this would be the best thing for me, I was the strongest person I knew, always the funniest in the crew, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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R-E-L-A-X-A-T-I-O-N: Why Is It So Simple Yet So Hard?

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Welcome to this edition of the featured therapist BlogSpot where CBT Therapist Habibah Patel shares her approach to one of the most common difficulties faced by her clients; simply to relax and ‘switch off’.  Habibah tells us the importance of … Continue reading

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Can Self Be Without Other?

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Welcome to this edition of our Therapist’s BlogSpot where Associate Counsellor and Psychotherapist Nicki Kaur discusses her philosophy regarding the interpersonal connectedness of humans and how we do not, and cannot really exist at all without our relationships and bonds … Continue reading

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Blue Monday Is Disputed to be Fictional, But Is There Greater Demand for Therapy in January??

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OK, we admit it, January is depressing for a variety of reasons. It’s cold, it’s dark, you’ve gained a few pounds, you’ve spent too many pounds and the fun of the Christmas lead up and annual leave break is all … Continue reading

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