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Focus on burnout

As 2012 draws to a close, it’s natural to start turning our minds to the events of the past year – what we’ve achieved, how things have changed, significant occurrences, how we feel about the passing of time and the imminent approach of 2013. It’s often at moments like these we reflect on the broad…

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Counselling in (neoclassical) style

Patients of Dr Robin Lawrence are in for a treat. For those who are unfamiliar with the Grade II listed house at number 96 Harley Street, it is arguably a national treasure, showcasing the superb work of Robert Adam (1728- 1792), the Scottish neoclassical Architect who was foremost of his day. Adam reserved some of…

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East meets West at 96 Harley Psychotherapy

Traditional Chinese Medicine has long been known as a powerful approach to healing, and it is only in relatively recent years that the West has begun to embrace it with the enthusiasm it deserves. As verification of its efficacy increasingly satisfies the Western appetite for evidence-based outcomes, there is little disputing its relevance and value…

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We’re opening the door to kids!

Source: National Children’s Bureau We love kids at number 96, so we’re delighted to introduce one of the latest additions to our psychotherapeutic team – Renee Thurston, a highly qualified Child Psychotherapist. Renee specialises in helping infants, children and adolescents, as well as their parents, families and carers, with a wide range of mental health…

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Sensations change brain connections even in the ageing brain

ScienceDaily (May 24, 2012) — Despite a long-held scientific belief that much of the wiring of the brain is fixed by the time of adolescence, a new study shows that changes in sensory experience can cause massive rewiring of the brain, even as one ages. In addition, the study found that this rewiring involves fibers…

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Can Depression be treated without medication?

Over the next few weeks I will explore the possible approaches to the treatment of depression without prescription but before we get into that I want to look at what depression is. Clinical depression is a medical syndrome, it is the association of a cluster of symptoms which happen together too often for this to…

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