What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often misunderstood and usually represented in mainstream culture as someone washing their hands, cleaning, or counting repeatedly.  Though OCD is categorised as an anxiety problem, Obsessive…

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Getting Help for Health Anxiety

Health anxiety has been previously referred to in the mainstream as "hypochondria", though this undersells the genuine distress that those experiencing the problem might experience. A person experiencing health anxiety…

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Debunking the 3 Most Common Myths about PTSD

Trauma and PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a concept that many people first become familiar with by hearing about how soldiers experience it following war or conflict, or…

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BBC Radio Newcastle Interview with Dr Stuart Sadler (Clinical Psychologist in Newcastle) on Hoarding Anxiety

https://youtu.be/NkGBr03klW0 Interview for BBC Radio Newcastle - Anna Foster (Breakfast Show Presenter) and Dr Stuart Sadler (Clinical Psychologist at Newcastle Psychologist & Counselling). Broadcast 17 August 2021 at 7:20am. Anna Foster - BBC…

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Are you Living in Survival Mode?

Modern life and its challenges leaves us feeling as though there is very little time for relaxation and often our days are filled with things we "have to", "should" and…

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Do Smart Phones Make Us Anxious?

Anxiety is a common mental health problem with many possible causes.  For some people anxiety presents by itself as a single problem, whereas for others it can be connected to…

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How Family Therapy Helps to Bring People Together

Family therapy is a private therapy practice akin to relationship counselling in that participants attend therapy sessions to learn practical ways of strengthening familial bonds and resolving any conflicts that…

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Effectively Tackle Your Anxiety

We all experience anxiety from time to time, and to varying degrees.  For some people, or if left unchecked, anxiety can affect our performance at work, at home, and even…

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