March was a busy month, both for freelance work and over at Hysterical Women, where we had a month-long focus on endometriosis, followed by a Mothers’ Day spotlight on the damaging stereotype of the ‘neurotic mother‘. I also wrote an Endometriosis Awareness Month piece for Refinery29, looking at why women with the condition still struggle […]
For the third in my series of posts about my small business clients, I’m profiling Less-Stress London, a digital wellbeing hub for the capital, founded and edited by James Langton. James first approached me in 2015, after reading my article for Vice on the declining effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). It took a while […]
August has been an interesting time in my freelance career. As usual during the summer holidays, I’m benefitting from freelancers being in demand while staffers are away – but I’m also busy planning ahead and building courage. In September my 12-month, part-time contract at Women for Refugee Women comes to an end and I’m returning […]
Following yet another study into the crisis of mental health care in the UK, I wrote for The Debrief about self-care techniques young women are using to help improve their mental health, either with or without medication and/or therapy. I spoke to lots of 20-something women about how they’re looking after their own wellbeing – […]
My latest for VICE – I looked at the growing trend for mental health apps, and asked experts whether digital technology can really be used to help people manage their mental health. Click here to read the article in full.
Mental health resources to help manage your wellbeing throughout the summer holidays – part of my ongoing content marketing work for RSCPP: Managing stress throughout the school holidays Originally published at RSCPP: School’s out and the summer holidays are here! If you’re a parent, this can be a mixed blessing – while it’s a wonderful […]
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 […]
A recent series I worked on with therapists from rscpp.co.uk, looking at the psychological impact of having a baby, and what new parents or parents-to-be can do to look after themselves as well as their new arrival: How to take care of your mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy How to deal with post-natal mental […]