how dynamic psychotherapy works

How Dynamic Psychotherapy Works

The aim of psychodynamic therapy is to address the foundation and formation of psychological processes. This means it aims to gain greater insight into the way people process thoughts and feelings and why they process them this way. By helping people improve their understanding of how they feel and think, psychodynamic therapy helps people to …

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understanding different treatment modalities

Understanding Different Treatment Modalities

Accepting that you are ready for your life to change and to seek support is the crucial first step on the road to recovery. If you’re in this position, one of the hardest steps has already been taken. It can be a complex process to understand the different treatment modalities available, so here we’re looking …

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Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) that helps people to overcome the negative effects associated with trauma or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most effective clinical treatment methods for overcoming a trauma-based disorder such as PTSD – particularly for …

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What is an eating disorder

Understanding More About Eating Disorders

What Is an Eating Disorder? An eating disorder is a mental health condition in which a person tries to control their food intake in a way that is detrimental to their health. They may do this to cope with certain feelings or uncomfortable situations. They may also have concerns about their body weight or body …

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Side Effects of Antipsychotics in Treating Psychosis

Side Effects of Antipsychotics in Treating Psychosis

Psychosis is a condition that affects the brain’s functionality. It can cause psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations or delusional thoughts. There are different ways of treating psychosis, one of which is antipsychotic medication. However, there are many side effects to be aware of when taking antipsychotics for psychosis. What is Psychosis?  When someone is experiencing …

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what does temazepam do to the brain

What Does Temazepam Do to the Brain?

Temazepam is a member of the benzodiazepine drug class. Benzodiazepines are sedative-type drugs that are effective in reducing anxiety because of their effect on the brain. Temazepam is being used to treat extreme cases of insomnia but it does have some dangers. For this reason, temazepam treatment and the use of other benzodiazepines are considered …

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adhd treatment in adults

ADHD Treatment In Adults

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder meaning that growth and development of the brain and central nervous system (CNS) differ from that of the general population. ADHD affects the way you think, processes emotions, and respond to your environment. ADHD is often diagnosed during childhood, with the symptoms such as distractibility, hyperactivity …

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Nitrous Oxide Addiction

Understanding Nitrous Oxide Addiction

Nitrous oxide (NO2), more commonly referred to as laughing gas or NOS, is a gas that is typically used for pain relief and its anti-anxiety properties. It is an odourless, colourless, non-flammable gas that can be easily accessed. Inhaling nitrous oxide can help to alleviate pain and is usually administered for general anaesthesia, procedural sedation, …

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