Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition that can manifest following exposure to a traumatic event. Such events may encompass combat experiences, natural disasters, accidents, sexual assault, or other life-threatening situations. PTSD has the potential to profoundly disrupt an individual’s life, but there are therapeutic approaches that can help alleviate its debilitating… Continue reading 2 Therapies for PTSD
In this post we look to answer the question, what is child therapy? It is a form of psychotherapy that aims to alleviate emotional distress and challenging behaviours in children. Specialist training is essential for a therapist to provide effective child therapy. A brief history of child therapy The roots can be traced back to… Continue reading What is child therapy?
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? CBT is a form of psychotherapy, focusing on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviours. CBT is rooted in the belief that thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are interconnected and that altering one can modify the others. In this blog post, we will delve into the history of CBT, give… Continue reading What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on developing psychological flexibility and acceptance of difficult thoughts, feelings, and experiences. The therapy was developed in the late 1980s by Steven C. Hayes and his colleagues, and it is based on the principles of mindfulness and acceptance. ACT is a relatively new… Continue reading What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
“We all have mental health, and we all have to work to maintain it.” – Kate Middleton
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a treatment approach that helps you recognise negative or unhelpful thoughts and behaviour patterns. We use it to treat a wide range of issues and help you identify and cope with specific challenges. This blog post will give you some background on CBT, including what conditions it can help with. We… Continue reading Why choose Kove for CBT therapy?
Are you experiencing relationship problems? Parents/guardians can positively and negatively influence our social, physical, and emotional health with their behaviour. Read on to learn how our early relationships can affect adult relationships. What is a caregiver? A caregiver is a person responsible for taking care of you as a child. They can support your physical,… Continue reading How early relationships with parents/guardians affect adult relationships
Whether it be with a friend, romantic partner, colleague, or family member, there are some common signs of an unhealthy relationship. If you feel like you are never certain where you stand with someone, or they often cause alarm bells to sound in your head, you might be in an unhealthy relationship. If you think… Continue reading What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship?
There are many different forms of therapy, and each has its place, so it’s important to take the time to decide which will work best for you and the issues you need to address. Different therapy approaches Broadly speaking, it can be said that there are two therapeutic approaches – insight-oriented and action-oriented. The aim… Continue reading High-quality therapy: Doing is better than just talking
Feeling safe is an important part of therapy. To build a trusting relationship with a therapist, you need to feel that you are in a space where you can share personal information. This is something that you can work on with your therapist, as it is our job to help you feel comfortable talking with… Continue reading How do you build a trusting relationship with a therapist?