severe and complex mental health problems

Kanye proves mental health is messier than just talking about your feelings

“Mental illness is not an excuse for bad behaviour. But we need to acknowledge that it is very often the cause of it.” Writing in the Daily Telegraph , Bryony Gordon says: “A few years ago, when I had first plucked up the courage to…
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We are in the midst of a mental health crisis – advice about jogging and self-care is not enough

In an opinion piece for The Guardian newspaper, journalist Suzanne Moore writes: “Is there a problem in this sad old world that can’t be solved by physical jerks? I find myself muttering this, because wherever I go someone is coming up behind…
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Rethinking human suffering

Prof. Stephen Joseph argues – in this extract from The Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy and Mental Health (Theory, Research and Practice), edited by Stephen and published by PCCS Books – that person-centred theory provides a robust framework for understanding and working with severe mental distress (our emphasis): “Over…
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