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.
[Read the transcript below] Now this one goes out to all the parents out there. I have been reading a lot of advice telling us that we should never use food as a reward for kids, or to distract them from difficult feelings. Now, I’m going to go out on a limb here and[…]
[Read the transcript below] Are you unhappy with your body? So many of my clients are. They’re convinced that they don’t have the right body shape or the right look. At the extreme end, some of my anorexic clients are terrified that any weight gain will go to the wrong place, where it’s not supposed[…]
[Read the transcript below] Those of you who know me know that I’m not only a Psychologist, but I’m a Mum as well. A lot of other moms ask me, “what can I do to make sure my kids don’t get eating disorders?” or “what can I do to make sure that they don’t have[…]