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How CBT has helped me (Pt. 2)

So recently I read another CBT book this time by Christine Wilding.  The book is titled Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Evidence-based, goal-oriented self-help techniques: a practical CBT primer (Teach Yourself).  I have spoken before about CBT in part 1 of my blog. This time I thought I would talk about the common faulty thinking styles that we all do and CBT helps…

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Relapse Prevention Planning

I have Bi Polar Affective Disorder and had a relapse a few months ago.  Since the new year I have been discharged from hospital and have been working on my recovery.  I have returned to my part time job and am back into a healthy routine.  The one main thing I have been aware of is trying to prevent myself…

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My Running and Fundraising in 2018

I recently founded and started a mental illness peer support group in Southend on Sea, Essex. It is on for 2 hours on every second Wednesday of each month and began in November 2017. I did this by bringing the idea to Rethink Mental Illness in London and they supported me in finding other volunteers to help set up the…

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