Cognitive behavioural therapy is a type of talking therapy based on the understanding that our thoughts, feelings, behaviours, physical responses and environment are all inter-connected and can affect one another. It brings together cognitive therapy (the way we think) and behaviour therapy (what we do).
IPT is an attachment-focused psychotherapy that focuses on you and your relationships with other
people. A central idea in IPT is that psychological symptoms can be understood as a response to
current difficulties in our everyday interaction with others.
CAT is a collaborative therapy which looks at the way a person thinks, feels and acts, and the events and relationships that underlie these experiences (often from childhood or earlier in life).
CBASP is a therapy model developed specifically for the treatment of chronic depression. Chronic depression refers to a type of depression that has been persistent for at least two years for adults, and has often arisen as a result of traumatic experiences or interpersonal dysfunction with one’s significant others (family, childhood friends, etc). CBASP aims to connect you with the interpersonal world you live in and teach you how to make yourself feel better emotionally, by negotiating your interpersonal relationships to achieve desirable outcomes.
CFT is a skills based therapy designed to increase an individual’s capacity to self-soothe in order to balance out the over active threat system. Skills are based on a mindfulness based breathing exercise and include the use of imagery, compassionate thinking and compassionate behaviour. CFT has been used to help people suffering from a variety of problems, for example depression, anxiety and eating disorders.
PE forms a part of tf-CBT, in the treatment of PTSD. PE teaches individuals to gradually approach their trauma-related memories, feelings and situations. Most people want to avoid anything that reminds them of the trauma they experienced, but doing so reinforces the fear. By facing what has been avoided, a person can decrease symptoms of PTSD.
Group therapy involves one or more therapist working with several people at the same time. Clear Mind offer a variety of psychotherapy groups including anxiety management, stress, new parent, weight management, and depression. We will advertise these, but please contact us if you would be interested in anything specific.
Clear Mind can provide services to organisations and businesses throughout Scotland and further afield. We can help enhance wellbeing and performance in your workplace through a range of training, coaching and therapeutic services.
employee psychological assessment and therapy both individual/group
promoting wellbeing at work – training to enhance awareness of the causes and symptoms of stress and other common psychological issues in the workplace
we can deliver a tailored approach to meet with the unique requirements of your organisation, please contact us and we would be happy to discuss further.