Practical Tips for Managing Depression

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Practical Tips for Managing Depression Depression is a common mood disorder affecting millions worldwide. It goes beyond simply feeling down – it’s a persistent feeling of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. Symptoms can also include changes in sleep and appetite, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and feelings of worthlessness. While depression […]

Recognising & Coping with Diabetes Distress

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Recognising & Coping with Diabetes Distress Living with diabetes can be incredibly demanding. The constant vigilance required for blood sugar management can take an emotional toll. This emotional burden is known as diabetes distress, and it’s crucial to recognise and address it effectively. Understanding Diabetes Distress Diabetes distress is more than just feeling stressed or […]

What is Medical Trauma?

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What is Medical Trauma? Medical trauma can develop after a stressful or frightening medical experience or following a series of distressing medical experiences. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including painful, invasive, or distressing illness/injury, improper medical treatment, frightening medical procedure(s), or discrimination in a medical setting. Medical trauma can affect people […]

Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, also known as CBT, is a widely practiced and evidence-based form of psychotherapy. It operates on the principle that our thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and behaviours are interconnected with each other, and can influence each other. By addressing negative thought patterns and behaviours, CBT aims to alleviate […]

The Benefits of Culturally Sensitive Therapy

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The Benefits of Culturally Sensitive Therapy In the diverse landscape of human experience, cultural backgrounds play a pivotal role in shaping individual perspectives, values, and behaviours. When seeking therapy, finding a therapist who understands your unique cultural background contributes to the inclusivity, and effectiveness of the therapeutic process. Here at Angsana Psychology, we recognise the […]

Coping with Loss: A Guide to Grief Counselling

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Coping with Loss: A Guide to Grief Counselling In the intricate tapestry of human experience, loss is an inevitable thread that weaves its way into our lives. Whether it be the passing of a loved one, the end of a significant relationship, or the loss of a job, grief is a universal emotion that manifests […]

The Transformative Power of Compassion Focused Therapy

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The Transformative Power of Compassion Focused Therapy In the realm of therapeutic approaches, Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) has been shown to be effective for a number of mental health issues. Originally developed by Professor Paul Gilbert, CFT is rooted in the understanding that cultivating self-compassion and empathy can be transformative in addressing a wide range […]

How to Choose a Therapist

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How to Choose a Therapist If you’re looking to take the first step in overcoming your mental health issues, selecting a therapist is an important element of your journey towards improved wellbeing. With a multitude of options available, it’s essential to be aware of the types of therapists available, in order to make an informed […]

Strategies & Tips for Coping with Anxiety

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Strategies & Tips for Coping with Anxiety Anxiety can affect anyone, at any stage of life, without discriminating based on age, gender, or background. For those grappling with anxiety, it can feel overwhelming and debilitating. The good news is that there are a number of effective strategies and therapies available to help you regain control […]

What Is a Clinical Psychologist?

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What Is a Clinical Psychologist? When it comes to seeking support for mental health difficulties, it’s essential to understand the distinction between different professionals who can provide support. Clinical psychologists are highly trained mental health professionals who specialise in assessing and treating a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. Below, we’ve explored the differences […]

The Link Between Physical Health & Mental Wellbeing

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The Link Between Physical Health & Mental Wellbeing In our pursuit of overall health and wellness, the connection between mental and physical health is crucial. Living with an acute or long-term physical health condition can take a toll on our wellbeing, leading to distress or burnout. Whether you are living with cancer, chronic fatigue, diabetes, […]

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