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Explore our blogs and resources to learn more about a wide range of mental health topics including common mental health issues, ways of coping and strategies that can help you overcome your difficulties.

Mind & Mood 09 May, 2024
Coping with Bereavement and Loss

Relying solely on the Five Stages of Grief is not helpful- you need these practical tips to understand your grief, get the right guidance, and cope accordingly.

Mind & Mood 07 May, 2024
Dealing with Nightmares

Nightmares are a type of parasomnia that can affect both children and adults, causing terror and potential harm during sleep. Learn about the causes, risks, and therapy options for addressing this sleep difficulty.

Mind & Mood 17 Apr, 2024
Types of Therapy: Which One is Right for You?

Unsure about which type of therapy suits you best? This guide outlines various therapeutic approaches from adolescent therapy to CBT, to help you make an informed decision for your mental health needs.

Mind & Mood 09 Apr, 2024
How a Pet can Change your Life

Beyond mere companionship, pets can provide a unique form of support, friendship, and love that can significantly enhance our lives. Pets can positively influence mental health - so let’s learn how and why adopting could be a meaningful choice for humans and animals.

Mind & Mood 02 Apr, 2024
Essential Tips for Parenting a Child with Autism

Parenting a child with autism comes with its own unique set of challenges and joys. While each child on the spectrum is different, some universal tips and strategies can help make daily life smoother for you and your child.

Mind & Mood 28 Mar, 2024
Types of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a common human experience, varying in intensity and impact from person to person. While some may encounter fleeting moments of anxiety, others contend with persistent anxiety that significantly disrupts their daily lives.

Mind & Mood 22 Mar, 2024
Ghosting - How it Affects your Mental Health

Explore the profound effects of ghosting on mental health and learn effective coping strategies to navigate its emotional challenges. Understand the psychological impact of being ghosted and how it can affect your overall well-being.

Mind & Mood 12 Mar, 2024
Couples Therapy: it is for everyone.

Centric Mental Health recognises that couples and relationships look different from house to house. We have experience working with and supporting every kind of couple. Our hope for you reading this post is that it will ease some of your concerns about couples counselling before you start. We want to give you more of an idea of what to expect from couples counselling and to understand why it can be useful and helpful to attend.

Mind & Mood 01 Feb, 2024
Micro Habits for Mental Health

Finding time for mental health can be challenging in today's fast-paced world. Explore the concept of micro habits—small, manageable behaviours that can significantly improve your mental well-being without disrupting your busy schedule.

Mind & Mood 23 Jan, 2024
Navigating the Storm: Conquering Exam Stress with Resilience and Mindfulness

Exam stress is a common part of student life, but it doesn’t have to dictate your experience. By implementing certain strategies and adopting a resilient mindset, you can transform the exam season into an opportunity for growth and success.

Mind & Mood 12 Jan, 2024
How ADHD Affects Relationships

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental condition. It can impact a person regarding their ability to focus, concentrate, organise, plan, regulate energy levels and control impulses, amongst other challenges. Due to these common attributes of the ADHD brain, unique challenges can exist in our relationships, whether with family, friends, or partners. Take a look...

Mind & Mood 26 Oct, 2023
Facing Reality: 8 ways to Cope with Denial 

While denial can offer temporary relief, it often prevents us from dealing with important issues and in the long run, it can be harmful. Learning to recognise and cope with denial is a crucial step towards personal growth and emotional well-being.