“Nothing Tastes as Good as Skinny Feels” – Celebrities and Their Body Image

Mental Health Awareness Week, 2019 begins on Monday 13th May and, this year, the theme is Body Image - how we think and feel about our bodies.


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Behavioural Wealth Awards

Addcounsel, Britain’s leading provider of individualised care programmes for those with behavioural health issues, is launching the Behavioural Wealth Awards.


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Does your family office take care of your health, as well as your wealth?

In establishing a family office, a wealthy individual typically hires an asset manager to safeguard his wealth and an attorney to draft a family constitution, but how often does he undergo a thorough…


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The Role of Functional Medicine in Addiction Treatment

Functional Medicine uses a biology based approach to focus on assessing, evaluating and then addressing the root cause of a disease. It views the person as a whole as a complex system of answers to…


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Why London could be the best city in the world for recovery

When choosing a place to recover you may still need to be close to transport links and the urban world, but it is vital to health and wellbeing to be able to walk in open spaces and appreciate the…


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Functional Medicine Guide to Help you Fight Addiction

Understanding the role of Functional Medicine in addiction treatment is critical for maintaining a long lasting recovery from substance abuse. Here is a simple guide with certain principles taken…


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Why We Need A New, Creative Approach To Addiction Services

As a society we no longer think of addiction as a question of failed willpower. We are aware that it is a serious mental disorder. Does it not then follow that, as a serious mental disorder, it…


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Focus on PTSD

One of Addcounsel’s clinicians, Dr Mohammed Alsaidi, who is a consultant psychiatrist and clinical lead for addiction services in three London boroughs, believes that PTSD can be a useful diagnosis…


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When to Mount an Intervention

A new biography of James Packer tells how a trusted friend intervened to save the billionaire businessman from disaster.


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Focus on Executive Burnout

‘We are seeing more cases of burnout, but we’re not always identifying it,’ says Dr Richard Sherry of Addcounsel. ‘There is a presenting problem, too. We’re not always identifying it correctly as…


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Untangling the Complexities of Wealth and Addiction

The reality is, 1 in 4 people will experience a behavioural or mental health condition in their lifetime, and extremely affluent people are absolutely not immune to these challenges.


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