A few days ago someone commented on an old post here. Actually, they’re all old posts now Anyway, it was a reminder to me that this place still exists, so I thought I might bring things up to date a little.
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Posted in For patients, Review, UK, tagged case study, CCGs, clinical commissioning groups, counseling, counselling, diagnosis, evidence, family, GPs, IAPT, mental health, mental illness, NHS, NICE, primary care, psychotherapy, recovery, secondary care, therapy, training on December 16, 2011 | 1 Comment »
Posted in CBT, For patients, For therapists, Research, Review, Techniques, UK, tagged BABCP, CBT, childhood, mental health, mental illness, psychotherapy, recovery, Research, therapy, training on May 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
Last week the UK government published its mental health strategy for England. It contains some good news for patients, and some not so good news. It has its critics and its supporters. Whatever your view of it, if your are involved in mental health in the UK its three simple principles are going to be important to you in the coming years.
Posted in CBT, For patients, Review, Techniques, tagged CBT, diagnosis, emotion, evidence, feelings, mental health, mental illness, NHS, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, recovery, relationships, schizophrenia, therapy, training on January 5, 2011 | 2 Comments »
Its worst effect is that those professionals who have the most impressive qualifications and titles can turn out to be be the least skilled treatment providers, which makes it very difficult for patients who are serious about recovery to find a competent therapist.
Hoping to raise its profile over the coming years, the BABCP has produced a 35-page development plan and is asking its members for feedback. However, the BABCP is a strange organization in that it does not actually exist for the benefit of its members, nor indeed of its members’ patients. This strangeness is reflected in the plan.
Posted in CBT, For therapists, Research, Review, Techniques, UK, tagged addiction, BABCP, CBT, congruence, conguence, mental health, mental illness, psychotherapy, supervision, therapy, training on November 2, 2009 | 2 Comments »
There has been some discussion recently amongst BABCP members in private about whether or not it is desirable to record therapy sessions, either just the sound, or on video. Whatever your views on the subject, I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s good to know that professionals discuss these matters amongst themselves and learn from each other in the process.
Posted in CBT, For patients, For therapists, Review, UK, tagged BABCP, CBT, IAPT, marketing, mental health, mental illness, NHS, NICE, psychotherapy, Research, self-help, therapy, training on October 28, 2009 | 6 Comments »
Market saturation is when the producers of a product or service are producing just enough to satisfy demand, but no more. It’s much easier if businesses can control demand to match their production capacity, and this is what sophisticated marketing aims to do. Sophisticated marketing of this kind dominates CBT in the UK, but you probably don’t notice it.