How Pets Benefit Mental Health

A recent systematic review conducted by researchers from┬áthe 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?