RSCPP case study: Counselling for depression

RSCPP case study: Counselling for depression

Originally published at rscpp.co.uk: Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions, affecting 8-12% of people in the UK each year, and is the most searched for issue on RSCPP. Symptoms include long-lasting feelings of unhappiness and despair, and loss of interest in normal activities. In especially severe cases, depression can also lead … Continue reading

Wolf whistling: Flattery or threat?

Wolf whistling: Flattery or threat?

For Femail Online. It was reported earlier this week that a 23-year-old woman, Poppy Smart, had complained to police after being wolf whistled at by builders, on her way to work, every day for a month. Cue a renewed media debate about whether wolf whistling does or doesn’t constitute sexual harassment! I wrote for The … Continue reading

Healthy body, healthy mind?

Healthy body, healthy mind?

It’s now been eight months since I started doing regular freelance work for rscpp.co.uk, and a lot of that time has been spent in building up the core mental health resources for the website – pieces explaining the causes of, and treatments for, all the various mental health conditions and issues that RSCPP therapists work … Continue reading

New freelance year, new you?

New freelance year, new you?

Happy freelance new year! The subject of a recent email from HMRC, “New Tax Year, New Approach, New You”, made me smile. I know, you’re rolling your eyes, but against my better judgement I’m still a bit of a sucker for the rhetoric of “new year, new you”. However arbitrary, there’s something irresistibly appealing about … Continue reading