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
As mental health becomes more mainstream, a wide range of services, therapies, and guidance are now available, 2 popular therapies are CBT and EMDR, in this post we ask the question “what is the difference between CBT and EMDR”. However, with so many options to choose from, it can be daunting to figure out which… Continue reading What is the difference between CBT and EMDR
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?
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a new therapy approach recognised as a powerful treatment for emotional difficulty. The approach is recommended by research, and an important alternative to standard talking therapies. EMDR therapy helps to heal emotional patterns that result from damaging life experiences. Sometimes these are events resulting in PTSD, but EMDR… Continue reading Everything you need to know about EMDR
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)
According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), it is estimated that between 3% and 7% of school-aged children in the UK have ADHD, now more than ever parents need help with child ADHD. This equates to approximately 1 in 20 children in the UK. However, it is important to note that… Continue reading Help with Child ADHD
You do not need a diagnosis of mental illness to benefit from therapy. Mental health issues are really common, and you can visit a therapist if you feel you’d like to. Read our blog to learn how you might want to approach a therapist about your concerns. Everyone feels low at some point, but if… Continue reading Do you feel your problems are too small for therapy?
There is some overlap between the roles of a life coach and a therapist. Both work to enable clients to make positive changes in their lives and become more productive. But they’re not the same. This blog post will explain the difference between life coaching and therapy and address some common myths. We also discuss what… Continue reading A life coach vs a highly qualified therapist
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
You might consider Attachment-Focused EMDR or AF-EMDR therapy if you are experiencing attachment difficulties. This article will discuss attachment styles, risk factors for attachment difficulties, and what AF-EMDR is. Keep reading to find out more. Can an adult be diagnosed with an attachment disorder? Attachment disorders are usually diagnosed in childhood, and we have no… Continue reading AF-EMDR therapy for adults with attachment difficulties
It can be difficult to accept if you are in an ‘toxic’ or unhealthy relationship. You might be questioning the signs you are seeing or wondering if you are overthinking them. But if another person is affecting the state of your mental health, this indicates you have an unhealthy relationship. Read our blog to learn… Continue reading How unhealthy relationships affect your mental health and when to seek help
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?
Anxiety symptoms present differently for everyone; you can experience both physical and mental effects of anxiety. Occasional anxiety is normal, but you should seek advice for frequent symptoms. Read on to learn about the most common anxiety symptoms and the risk factors for anxiety. What is anxiety? Anxiety is an uneasy feeling that can cause mild… Continue reading The most common anxiety symptoms
One of our most asked questions is: “How do you feel after EMDR” Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has gained popularity as a valuable approach for individuals grappling with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and various other mental health conditions. This therapy involves a series of guided eye movements aimed at helping… Continue reading How do you feel after EMDR?
What is EMDR Therapy or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy? It’s a psychotherapy approach that has gained widespread attention in recent years for its effectiveness in treating trauma and other mental health conditions, let’s look further into what is EMDR therapy. EMDR is a psychotherapy approach that involves eight phases of treatment, it involves… Continue reading What is EMDR therapy?