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December Appointments Available

  DECEMBER APPOINTMENTS We still have some in-person (Glasgow city centre) and online/telephone appointments (UK-wide) for counselling, psychotherapy and dietitian appointments going into December. So, if you're looking for an appointment before the festive holidays, feel free to get in touch and we can provide information about what we offer answer any questions you may have. Our friendly, supportive and professional team are here to support you. Our contact details are below. Take that step today to bring some change into your life. Speak soon! Glasgow Anxiety and Depression Counselling Service (GADS) Talking EDs: Eating Disorders Support Service Scotland Scotland Anxiety and Depression Counselling Service (SADS) Glasgow Therapy Rooms Part of M.H. Well     

Resilience Skills and Strategies

  #FridayFacts: Resilience Skills and Strategies   The week's #FridayFacts'look at 'Resilience'. Have a look at the poster and try making a daily or weekly goal to incorporate one of the tasks into your daily/weekly routine to improve your resilience. Personalise it to you, make it fun, if you can! Engaging with counselling and psychotherapy is another way of helping you to move towards deveoping resilience and helps you to practice new tools and startegies that will assist and support you during any dofficult times you may encounter in the future. Our friendly, supportive and encouraging team of therapists are here to support and listen to you. They tailor appointments to you and go at your pace. Appointments can be weekly or fortnightly and while you are always in the driving seat, your therapist will be there alongside you to guide and support you through any problems or concerns you are looking to work on and improve. Feel free to get in touch via the website or dir

Focus on..... Binge Eating Disorder

  Focus on..... Binge Eating Disorder (BED)   Binge Eating Disorder or BED is often characterised by someone consuming very large amounts of food over short period of time, even if they are not hungry. Although, we often see another form of binge eating that is characterised by an almost constant 'grazing' of food, which may amount to a large volume of food over time. BED is almost 2x as common in women than in men, although gender differences are less pronounced than in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. BED has been found is all cultures and ethnicities. BED was formally classified in 2014 as distinct Eating Disorder and now has formal classification in DSM-5. Keeping in mind that everyone experiencing BED is different and BED may present differently (we are all different and unique, after all!), some of the signs and symptoms of BED include: * Feeling out-of-control when eating during a binge episode. * Often hiding food (before it has been eaten or hiding empty packets a

The Emotional Cup

This week's #mondaymotivation look at 'The Emotional Cup'.   It's really important that we do what we can as parents, teachers, aunties and uncles, grandparents, friends, healthcare staff and as any other significant person in a child's life, to help ensure their 'Emotional Cup' is filled, as much as is possible. Why? Because being soothed appropriately; being taken seriously; having feelings and experiences validated; being made to feel worthy and important; and knowing that someone cares for them and that they feel protected, helps a child build their self-esteem and self-compassion, helps us grow and nurture our identity, values and self-worth. It also helps us to manage and regulate feelings and emotions more appropriately. It ensures we are more resilient and able to deal with stress, loss, conflict, distress and much more in the future, as adults. We see so many people in psychotherapy, counselling and psychology who have not felt safe and secure growi