Starting high school worries and anxiety

Starting high school worries and anxiety

Starting high school can be very daunting for many children; they are entering their teenage years, which is quite a significant change. Their friends may be enrolling in a different high school, so they lose part of their social support for this big transition.For...
Mental Health and being LGBTQIA+

Mental Health and being LGBTQIA+

This month marks Pride month, where people from around the world come together to celebrate LGBTQIA+ people. Pride is also a way of raising awareness of inequalities around gender identity and sexuality. Every person’s experience of being LGBTQIA+ is unique to them....
Men’s Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health

Have you ever heard the expression of ‘man up’? A YouGov (2018) report found 61% of British men aged 18-24 have felt the pressure of having to “man up” due to gender stereotypes. In recent times there has been an increasing growth in the decline of men’s mental...
What is burnout and how can you deal with it?

What is burnout and how can you deal with it?

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes burnout as an occupational phenomenon, meaning a situation that exists and is related to a job or profession, and emerges as a response to workplace stress over a long period of time. Symptoms for burnout are characterised...
What is stress and how can you reduce it?

What is stress and how can you reduce it?

We all have to deal with stress within our lives, whether this be daily issues or a significant event that causes undue pressure. When consistently dealing with stress on a daily basis in high volumes and failing to deal with this, we are at risk of ‘burnout‘. A new...
What to do when your child won’t access therapy

What to do when your child won’t access therapy

“I am really worried about my child’s mental health, but I don’t think they will agree to accessing therapy at this point, what can I do?” This is a dilemma we hear from parents and carers quite often, and it’s a really difficult situation to be in. If a child or...