Including BBC Radio Leeds appearances!
Thinking errors practice
Everyone makes thinking errors sometimes (also knows as cognitive errors or distortions). Some of more than others. Learning about thinking errors and learning to identify them, can prevent them from taking over our lives with a little practice everyday.
Intrusive thoughts- Don't Think of a Pink Elephant
Click below to find an amazing and very powerful animation by Suraya Raja explaining the nature and difficulties of intrusive thoughts about harm to others or oneself.
Social Anxiety Experiments
This is a great video explaining the role of experiments in CBT treatment for social anxiety. Despite focusing on social anxiety specifically this is a good resource to explain role of experiments in all types of anxiety. It will help you understand how experiments help us change unhelpful thinking and reduce anxiety in the long run.
This is a great video from Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families explaining brain development and childhood trauma.
Click the button below to view.
Good sleep routine for young people.
Often adjusting back to a good sleep routine after summer holidays, half-term or any kind of break isn't very easy. The article contains some very helpful tips on how to help your child adjust back.
Shorter Sleep Leads to Less Joy From Positive Experiences
A great article on importance of sleep. Do never underestimate the power of self-care and good rest.
Use the link below to access the Original story from the University of British Columbia.
More to come...