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Psychosis recovery day 1.3: Anxiety

Helping people to understand and face their anxious fears is a cornerstone of dealing with psychotic experiences. Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery: Introduction

I’d encourage readers to consider, discuss and if appropriate apply the materials presented in preparation for the next week’s instalment. Continue reading

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The Care Guy giveaway

If you’re interested in social care and/or mental health, watch this space – there’s a lot of free stuff about to come your way.
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Privileged glimpses 25: Who put us in charge?

In those early days I would take it upon myself to stop residents at the door and expect them to explain to me why they were safe to go outside. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 24: The clinician’s illusion

The clinician’s illusion is what happens when we place too much weight upon our own limited experience and ignore the wider experience of others. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 23: “It’s just behavioural”

Everything happens for a reason and effective work with people whose behaviours can be challenging must begin with that ‘cause and effect’ principle clearly understood. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 22: The whole team approach

If you do the same things, you get the same results Continue reading

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