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Active Psychology

                   CHARTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Active Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, CBT, Teddington, Ruislip, anxiety, depression

info@activepsychology.co.uk

All enquiries and referrals to Dr Charlotte  Curran: 07866 901753

 

USEFULLINKS

 

Please follow these links for other services offered at our three clinic rooms: The Cherry Croft Practice, Bagshot, The Waldegrave Clinic in Teddington and the Windmill Studio Centre in Ruislip.

 

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has some very helpful resources for those with questions about the management of anxiety, depression and other common difficulties. CBT is one of the recommended treatments in these guidelines. 


Active Psychology particularly recommends the following links:

 

Common mental health disorders: Identification and pathways to care

      Common mental health disorders, such as depression, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD),

     post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder[1], may affect up to 15% of the population at any one time...[read more]

 

Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Core interventions

      Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterised by the presence of either obsessions or compulsions, but commonly both. The symptoms can

     cause significant functional impairment and/or distress...[read more]

 

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

      The management of PTSD in adults and children in primary and secondary care... [read more]

 

Depression in adults: The treatment and management of depression in adults

      This guideline makes recommendations on the identification, treatment and management of depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and

     secondary care...[read more]

 

Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder

      Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is one of a range of anxiety disorders that includes panic disorder (with and without agoraphobia), post-traumatic

      stress disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, social phobia, specific phobias (for example, of spiders) and acute stress disorder...[read more]

 

Antenatal and Postnatal mental health

      Mental disorders during pregnancy and the postnatal period can have serious consequences for the health and wellbeing of a mother and her baby, as well

     as for her partner and other family members. The guideline covers the care of women with anxiety disorders, and depression...[read more]


Active Psychology also recommends the following sites for futher reading


Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

      Self help guides available on various health conditions including anxiety, bereavement, controlling anger, depression, eating dissorder, obsessions and

      compulsions, Post traumatic stress,panic and many more related topics...[read more] 

 

 

Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI)

      Information packages for people suffering from anxiety or depression and who are looking for specific information on different types of problems including

      depression, low self esteem, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorder and much more...[read more]

 

The Overcoming series is a series of self-help books  that support individuals to understand and overcome their difficulties using effective cognitive behavioural therapy techniques.  Titles include: Overcoming low self-esteem, Overcoming depression, Overcoming Anxiety, Overcoming Panic, Overcoming social anxiety and shyness, Overcoming anger and irritability, Overcoming Traumatic stress, and Overcoming childhood trauma.