Patients and bloggers often complain about their GPs’ lack of understanding of mental health, so I was interested to come across an article recently that suggests some ways in which the work of GPs (primary care) could be better aligned with mental health care.
Posts Tagged ‘case study’
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 For patients, For therapists, Review, Techniques, tagged Carl Rogers, case study, diagnosis, emotion, feelings, mental health, mental illness, psychology, psychotherapy, therapy on June 8, 2011| Leave a Comment »
In a recent TED talk, an expert in the management of chronic pain in children explains neuropathic pain, a form of chronic pain in which the nervous system itself becomes faulty and creates the experience of intense pain, both the sensation of pain in the brain and the side-effects of injury in the affected (but not actually injured) part of the body.
Posted in CBT, For patients, Review, Techniques, UK, tagged case study, CBT, childhood, counseling, counselling, emotion, family, feelings, love, mental health, mental illness, psychotherapy, relationships on May 12, 2011| Leave a Comment »
Posted in CBT, For therapists, Review, Techniques, tagged alcoholism, anorexia, case study, CBT, diagnosis, mental health, mental illness, psychotherapy, therapy, values on November 4, 2010| 2 Comments »
One of the most important organizing principles of a person’s life, traditionally, was felt to be a clear sense of values — ideas to believe in and to be devoted to, a set of ideals more important than an individual life, which therefore could be relied upon as a way for an individual to make choices. This notion of values comes perilously close to the notion in CBT of beliefs, which have the potential to go wrong occasionally and lead an individual astray into a state of emotional disorder.
Posted in CBT, depression, For patients, For therapists, Research, Review, Techniques, UK, tagged case study, CBT, distress, mental health, mental illness, NHS, psychotherapy, recovery, therapy on July 1, 2010| 3 Comments »