Common unhelpful thinking traps parents fall into

We are hearing a lot about the dangers of helicopter parenting these days, but society is structured in such a way that it can be hard to avoid, even when we are trying to. This article highlights some of the common thoughts that result in an overprotective parenting style so that we can challenge these thoughts and remain effective parents, as opposed to society perceived ‘perfect’ ones.

Eliminate Anxiety with Acupuncture and CBT – an integrated approach

Used in conjunction, acupuncture and CBT can form an effective, short term intervention that both treats current symptoms and helps protect against future recurrence. Acupuncture: an effective treatment for anxiety There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that acupuncture is an effective treatment for anxiety, including in individuals found to be resistant to…

Study finds yoga effective in reducing antenatal anxiety

A 2014 study at Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre based at the University of Manchester has found that yoga based breathing and relaxation techniques can reduce antenatal anxiety in expectant mothers and prevent the increase in symptoms of depression. The study included 59 women who were pregnant with their first child, had never previously…

Research Finds Online CBT Therapy an Effective Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

There is no doubt that depression and anxiety are becoming increasingly more common mental health issues in today’s society. The impact of these issues can range from mild to debilitating and have adverse effects on our lives and relationships. While there are known, effective treatments for these disorders, ever increasing pressures and concerns along with limited…