Many people enter therapy because their day-to-day life has become disrupted by symptoms: obsessions, compulsions, anxiety, depression, problematic relationships – for instance, to people or to food – as well as chronic states of confusion, resentment, rage and despair. But what is a symptom? We are probably all familiar with medical symptoms. They usually appear […]
I recently gave a talk on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1941 movie, Suspicion. Cary Grant and Oscar winning Joan Fontaine are the stars in this Hitchcock thriller. The plot is typical of Hitchcock, a brain twister sewing together a series of circumstantial events that lead Fontaine (as Lina) to suspect Grant (as her husband, Johnny) of trying […]
A set of images for use on social media, introduced in April 2019.
An Explosion of Depression? Google’s release in 2017 of the UK’s popular search terms led ITV News to claim, ‘Britain amongst the most depressed and anxious countries in the world.’ In an article based on figures from NHS Digital, also released in 2017, BBC News reported anti-depressants to be the most common treatment […]