Dr Amy Harrison explains the link between Austism Spectrum Disorder and eating disorders. We look at the similarities, differences, and why and how ED treatment should be adapted for people with ASD.
Dr Natalie Chua shares 3 gentle yoga poses to help you feel calm, soothed, and energised.
Mental health waiting lists are long. Here’s how to cope while you’re waiting for therapy. This post includes our guidance on the support that’s available, and the things you can do for yourself.
Do you suspect your friend has an eating disorder, but you’re unsure what to do about it? Read this blog to learn the signs of an eating disorder and what you can do to help.
Why are setting and maintaining boundaries so important for good mental health? Find out in this post by Dr Lauren Coles
In this post, Senior Associate and Clinical Psychologist, Dr Natalie Chua, discusses the symptoms of ‘body checking’, or being obsessed with your appearance. Find out the symptoms and 5 ways to reduce this compulsive behaviour.
In this post, Roger Hoyte, Altum’s Senior Psychotherapist, outlines the impact of this stress on families, how you can deal with the constant changes the pandemic presents, and importantly, how best to look after your mental health.
Sadly, ‘fatism’ and weight bias in healthcare has been an issue for decades. This is wrong, being treated in a discriminatory way due to your body size is not something you deserve. This post from our Junior Associate Psychologist & Psychotherapist, Dr Gabriela Enache, will help to guide you in the right direction.
As we gradually ease out of lockdown, the idea of socialising again is triggering post lockdown anxiety for some people. Find out how to deal with it in this month’s blog post.
Learn what eating disorder recovery looks and feels like in the words of two of our past clients, Rose and Sam.
My 4 tips for avoiding ‘work from home burnout’, and the symptoms to look out for.
This week I’m sharing my best techniques for dealing with overwhelm.