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Counsellors in IAPT

27 Feb 2019

Sarah Aldridge, Senior Counsellor at Ealing IAPT has written an article of her experiences as an IAPT counsellor.  The article first appeared on NHS England’s website.  You can see the article here.   Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services provide a range of evidence-based, NICE recommended therapies alongside Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to ensure service… Continue Reading Counsellors in IAPT

Hope not hopelessness: Improving physical healthcare for individuals with severe mental illness | Linda Nazarko

12 Feb 2019

Linda Nazarko a Nurse Consultant Physical Healthcare at the Trust has written an article on the need to treat those with mental illness need the same attention to be given to their physical health as their mentail health. Originally published on NHS Confederation’s website which you can see here.    To help those with mental… Continue Reading Hope not hopelessness: Improving physical healthcare for individuals with severe mental illness | Linda Nazarko

What’s it like for a psychiatrist to section someone? I wish I didn’t know

21 Nov 2018

Dr Mariam Alexander, one of the Trust’s consultant liaison psychiatrists, has written an article about her experiences of “sectioning” patients; in other words, detaining them in a hospital under the Mental Health Act. This article first appeared in the Guardian and  the original story can be read here. I’m a psychiatrist. When people discover this, after… Continue Reading What’s it like for a psychiatrist to section someone? I wish I didn’t know