In a world ravaged by a pandemic, anxiety has rocketed for many more people than usual. With lockdowns, tiered restrictions and social isolation a reality for those most vulnerable forced to shield in their homes, loneliness and depression are at an all-time high. For some sufferers of worry, anxiety and depression during this second wave of Covid-19, self help is not enough and they are unable to cope with deteriorating mental health so intervention is necessary.
In the current day and age, the day by day performance of employees can be one of the most important parts of your company’s success. With many of the stresses of modern life, employees can gradually find their stress levels going up and their productivity falling, potentially pulling the business down with it if the problems go unattended for too long. Here are a few things CBT can do for a workplace, and why any of your business-based clients can benefit from implementing good mental health policies.
Low motivation is a universal human problem. Left unattended, it can spiral into procrastination, avoidance, depressive symptoms and, over months and years, the kind of lives that happen to people rather than for them.
One positive that many people are taking from the Covid-19 pandemic is the opportunity to make the jump and become their own boss. If you’re thinking about taking the next step in your coaching career and setting up your own therapy business, here are our top tips.
As a CBT therapist, sometimes it can seem like people can be reticent about seeking therapy. They may believe myths about therapy or have other reasons that are causing them to stay away from your therapy business. So, what are some great ways to effectively overcome these barriers and attract new clients to your practice?
If you’re a CBT therapist and you’re looking to expand your online business, it’s important to think about your online reputation, and how you can build up client trust and respect in the industry. There are several ways you can reach new customers and grow your brand identity, whilst making sure your business’s reputation continues.
Aromatherapy has a long and rich history of being a complementary treatment for many conditions. Between 1200 and 1600, many books were written about herbal medicine, which made the popularity of essential oils increase throughout Europe. While aromatherapy is not solely a cure, many people opt to use it on a daily basis.
The COVID-19 restrictions have disrupted all parts of society, but perhaps none more so than mental health workers. Even outside of pandemic times, giving therapy is a deeply personal occupation that requires the creation of a space where individuals can freely share their most troubling thoughts.
As you will know, there are lots of forms of CBT. One of these is ERP (exposure response prevention). ERP is mainly used to treat people with a history of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), but can also be used for other types of anxiety, such as health anxiety. But what exactly is ERP?
CBT, or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, usually happens over a series of 5 to 20 coaching sessions between the patient and therapist, depending on the patient’s mental health needs. However, over the past year, many CBT practitioners have taken their sessions online due to COVID-19. In addition to the obvious safety precautions, there are many benefits.
Running your own CBT practice can be really exciting. It gives you control over when you work and who you choose to work with. So it’s understandable that not every CBT therapist running their own business is thrilled about the idea of supervision. But, it’s important to think of it as a way of offloading.