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.
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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, 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 »
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 For patients, For therapists, Review, Techniques, tagged amnesia, case study, CBT, childhood, counseling, counselling, detachment, distress, entrapment, escape, family, feelings, Freud, koan, love, mental health, mental illness, paradox, proverb, psychiatry, psychodynamic, psychology, psychotherapy, reality, schizophrenia, therapy, transference, victim, zen on October 10, 2009| 1 Comment »