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Maria Kane

About Maria Kane

My background is in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology and I have taken a keen interest specifically in Health Psychology. In the last few years, I've taken the knowledge and experience I've gained about the relationship between the mind and body and applied it in my practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. Specifically, I have worked in supporting individuals with long-term health conditions such as chronic pain and diabetes who are also experiencing mental health difficulties either in addition to or as a direct result of their physical illness. I am particularly focused on providing psychoeducation about the link between physical and mental health and in providing individuals with the tools to manage difficulties in these areas.

Adjusting To A Chronic Illness Diagnosis

21Mar

  Around 15 million people in the UK have a diagnosed chronic illness and recent research indicates that this number is only going to increase.  In the UK, the most common chronic illnesses are asthma, diabetes and coronary heart disease.  … Continue reading

  

Chronic Pain and Mental Health

16Jan

When it comes to our physical health problems, it’s important that we also consider our mental wellbeing. As a psychotherapist with a background in Health Psychology, the link between our physical and mental health is always at the forefront of … Continue reading