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An animated TV documentary broadcast by the BBC illustrates some useful ideas in counselling and psychotherapy. It’s a bit creepy, too.

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A recent research study that asked CBT therapists to reflect on their own thoughts illustrates unwittingly how poor some CBT training has become.

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Far away to the North, in Lapland, some say, Santa’s elves are elving away making Christmas presents ready for good little girls and boys. What would be on a mental health Christmas list, I wonder? Immediate response to every psychiatric crisis? Coordinated team treatment without any referrals or waiting lists? Effective home treatment that keeps people off medication and out of hospital? Perhaps, if you’ve been very, very good…

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The BABCP recently lent its support to a confused and misleading media campaign about stigma and mental health. Now it has added to the confusion by publishing an embarrassing case study showcasing the worst kind of failed CBT.

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As the warm weather here continues, I naturally have thoughts of chilly places — cold storage for example. We put things in cold storage so that they will still be fresh when we retrieve them.

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According to the proverb:

You can’t have your cake and eat it.

According to another proverb:

There’s no such word as “can’t”.

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