Review: Fake It ’til You Make It

Review: Fake It ’til You Make It

Last month I interviewed performance artist Bryony Kimmings for The Debrief, about what to do when your boyfriend has depression. She and her own (non-performer) boyfriend, Tim Grayburn, have spent the last eight months touring a collaborative show based on just that: their experiences, as a couple, of Tim’s depression. Following huge acclaim in Australia, last week … Continue reading

Tommy’s launches #TalkToSomeone campaign on mental health during pregnancy

Tommy’s launches #TalkToSomeone campaign on mental health during pregnancy

Pregnancy and baby charity Tommy’s last week launched an important campaign on mental health during pregnancy, with the goal of raising awareness of ante-natal depression and anxiety – conditions that are far less commonly discussed than post-natal depression. According to Tommy’s 10-15 per cent of all pregnant women struggle with mental health problems, most commonly depression … Continue reading

RSCPP debunks these 11 myths about going to therapy

RSCPP debunks these 11 myths about going to therapy

Originally published at rscpp.co.uk Outside of Hollywood, where many celebrities now seem quite happy to speak openly about ‘therapy night’, there remains a lot of stigma around seeking counselling or other forms of psychological therapy. Thanks to outdated myths, stereotypes and misconceptions about ‘seeing a shrink’, many people still shy away from seeking help, often … Continue reading