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by karenacoyle
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: depression
Topic: cognitive behaviour therapy
Replies: 4
Views: 2374

Re: cognitive behaviour therapy

Hello It may help to check the self-help approaches as an introduction to CBT before you go for your appointments to help familiarise you with this approach. You will find more information on what it involves and what you can try out using online resources or self-help CBT booklets here: http://www....
by karenacoyle
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: depression
Topic: feeling depressed/down
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

Re: feeling depressed/down

Hi Janine has given you some suggestions on how to determine if your symptoms can be helped by self-help exercises or if you may need further intervention by your GP or mental health professionals. I would also like to add that it may be helpful to keep a record of when your mood is low so that you ...
by karenacoyle
Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: anxiety
Topic: interacting with someone who doesn't listen
Replies: 5
Views: 2284

Re: interacting with someone who doesn't listen

Hi I can appreciate the difficulty in trying to resolve this on your own in the work situation you describe. How would you feel about discussing your concerns with work colleagues who are similarly affected by this person's management style? It may be less intimidating personally and more effective ...
by karenacoyle
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: anxiety
Topic: interacting with someone who doesn't listen
Replies: 5
Views: 2284

Re: interacting with someone who doesn't listen

Hi I would agree with Wendy's approach - if the 'broken record' approach doesn't work, putting your concerns in writing sometimes can be very effective as there is often more of an onus then for the manager to listen when it is clear that you are distressed by her patronising approach. However, if t...
by karenacoyle
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: anxiety
Topic: phobia
Replies: 3
Views: 1694

Re: phobia

Hello It sounds as if you may be suffering from a phobia but would like to try some self-help measures at home to help resolve your symptoms. It is difficult to be specific about this as a lot depends on what type of phobia that you may be suffering from - would you like to say a little more about t...
by karenacoyle
Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: general Mental Health questions
Topic: Borderline Personality Disorder
Replies: 2
Views: 2372

Re: Borderline Personality Disorder

Hello Richard Thanks for posting on the online mental health clinic. I am sorry to read that you find that there are limited services to treat your mental health condition - borderline personality disorder (BPD), in the Suffolk area. Its sad that you feel a burden - I presume you may be referring to...
by karenacoyle
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: stress & anxiety
Topic: Valium
Replies: 1
Views: 1678

Re: Valium

Hi I am sorry to hear that you have had an exacerbation of your anxiety symptoms, requiring you to take time off on sick leave. Your therapist has suggested that valium may help in those periods when your anxiety is very problematic but you are not a fan of mediation and want opinions on the pros an...
by karenacoyle
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: depression
Topic: Anti Depressants
Replies: 1
Views: 1561

Re: Anti Depressants

Hello Joanne Thanks for posting on the on-line mental health clinic. You have been prescribed Sertraline for the past 7 months and for the past 2 months this medication has been issued via repeat prescription - you are not sure if this is usual practice and how long it will continue to work in this ...
by karenacoyle
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: general Mental Health questions
Topic: Benefits
Replies: 1
Views: 1786

Re: Benefits

Hi I am sorry to read that you are worried about recent changes to benefits and you are feeling anxious that you may have to go through the tribunal process again as you have recently received a form to complete with regard to your current status. I can appreciate that you are finding this stressful...
by karenacoyle
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: stress & anxiety
Topic: Binge eating
Replies: 3
Views: 2834

Re: Binge eating

Hello Sarah I am sorry to hear that you've had problems with your health which you believe are related to your diet in the past few years. Its unfortunate that having reached a healthy weight has coincided with problems with your joints and you have been also diagnosed with an under-active thyroid. ...
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