Working towards what?

Do you know what your goals are? And if so, are you certain that if you achieved them you would be happier, or more satisfied, than you are now? I think many of us might answer negatively to at least one of those questions, and I'm surprised that CBT thinks that most of us know … Continue reading Working towards what?

Brief Interpersonal Dynamic Therapy

  Though working in IAPT, a CBT-dominant mental health service, if you have read any of my posts before you'll know that my temperament aligns far more naturally with the dynamic, interpersonal and exploratory therapeutic modalities. This means I often find myself in unpleasant moral dilemmas where I worry that I am short-changing my clients … Continue reading Brief Interpersonal Dynamic Therapy

Coaches or Clinicians?

I've recently started training to become a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in an IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service, and what that means is that I will soon be able to deliver Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to 'clients' with mild to moderate common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. The training is … Continue reading Coaches or Clinicians?