A clients view: “THE CORONAVIRUS CLASS OF 2020. NOW, WHAT?”

This entry was posted on Monday, June 8th, 2020 by Mandy Nichols

I recently came across an Instagram account called NewGrad a few weeks ago. The account has been set up by a fellow post-grad called Olivia and she has dedicated her time and the account to inspiring and educational content, all centred around helping and supporting new graduates, as we all try and navigate the unknown […]

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Face to Face or online?

This entry was posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020 by Mandy Nichols

As an organisation we are constantly listening to our clients and adapting to their needs. We would like to know if you have experienced face to face and online therapy and what your thoughts are positive and negative. This feedback will help us to tailor our services to you.

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Headspace therapist contributes to book

This entry was posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020 by Mandy Nichols

One of our Headspace therapists, Liz Smith, contributed a chapter to the newly released book #MeToo – Counsellors and psychotherapists speak about sexual violence and abuse. This edited collection is co-written by counsellors, therapists and clients. It explores issues of ‘dual identity’ and offers a space for counsellors and therapists to talk about their own […]

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Fresh Start Effect by Jane Barker

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 by Juliet Thornton

September Blues! Or Is September your second chance January Its that time of year, when you suddenly notice that the days are becoming shorter, and there is that familiar chill in the air. Perhaps you have returned from holiday and are now facing going back to work and all the potential pressures that brings. That […]

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In at the deep end

This entry was posted on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 by Mandy Nichols

  The psychological benefits of cold water swimming by Victoria Leeson (Therapist at Headspace Leeds) Last year, I accidentally took up cold water swimming. I say accidentally; I obviously made proactive choices to engage in these icy swims, it’s just my intention at the start of my wild swimming journey in the Spring of 2017 […]

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Autumn – A season for change?

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 by Mandy Nichols

The following article was written by Victoria Leeson, a therapist who works at Headspace. The Autumnal equinox has been and gone and Autumn is truly upon us. In our work as therapists, the Autumn months can be a busy time of year. Enquiries for counselling increase as individuals reflect on issues or difficulties that need […]

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A happy client with OCD book recommendation

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 by Mandy Nichols

We have just received this from a client, who said “You have given me a fresh perspective, lots of great tools to use when I need them and you have renewed my self belief. You have made me challenge my ideas about many things and I am most definitely in a better place mentally than […]

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Self-care when going through divorce.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 by Juliet Thornton

Practical Tips and Coping strategies Whether you have made the decision to separate/divorce or it is the last place you expected or want to be, the process involved and adjustment to change can be painful and difficult. Feelings & emotions Separation and divorce can leave you feeling frightened about the future and changes to the […]

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