Benefits of Music Therapy on Mental Health

Music therapy has been found to improve mental and emotional health. Symptoms of depression and anxiety are often decreased with the use of music. Music therapy can also help lift the mood and improve the quality of life of those with physical health issues. Music therapy has been defined as 'an interpersonal process in which … Continue reading Benefits of Music Therapy on Mental Health

How Pets Benefit Mental Health

A recent systematic review conducted by researchers from the universities of Liverpool, Manchester and Southampton looked at 17 international research papers to examine the role pets had on owners with a mental health condition. They found that pets can provide benefits to those with mental health issues. These are the various ways in which pets can … Continue reading How Pets Benefit Mental Health

What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a talking treatment that focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitudes can affect your feelings and behaviour. It suggests that thoughts create feelings which then creates a behaviour. This behaviour then reinforces the thoughts we have about ourselves. For example, Sally has social anxiety but has to attend a party on … Continue reading What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?