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On The Couch Blog

Welcome to the My Family Psychologist On The Couch Blog. Our articles are updated on regular basis with relevant information to help our readers with situations they may be dealing with, however, nothing is ever as effective as just speaking to someone who may be able to help.

Check back regularly for helpful updates, case studies, articles, and help for you and your family. If you would like to contribute to the On The Couch Blog please get in touch.

All articles published on My Family Psychologist are for information and entertainment only, you should always contact and speak to an expert if you feel that any of the issues discussed relate to you.

Beautiful Beaches for Mindfulness on the Northumberland Coast
Family Psychology

5 Beautiful Beaches for Mindfulness on the Northumberland Coast

Beautiful Beaches for Mindfulness on the Northumberland Coast Do you want to start this year by blowing away the cobwebs along with somenegative emotions? Well, ...
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5 Unhelpful Habits You Should Leave in 2022
Family Psychology

5 Unhelpful Habits You Should Leave in 2022

5 Unhelpful Habits You Should Leave in 2022 Old habits die hard but if you’re looking for new year’s resolution ideas, check out 5 unhelpful ...
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4 Ways to Become More Optimistic
Family Psychology

4 Ways to Become More Optimistic

4 Ways to Become More Optimistic While it’s impossible to always see the world through rose-tinted glasses, being an optimist is a useful ability that ...
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Why Am I So Sad During The Festive Season
Family Psychology

Why Am I So Sad During The Festive Season?

Why Am I So Sad During The Festive Season? Despite Christmas being the most wonderful time of the year, a lot of people experience holiday ...
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How to Survive Christmas Period If You Have No One To Spend it With
Family Psychology

How to Survive Christmas Period If You Have No One To Spend it With

How to Survive Christmas Period If You Have No One To Spend it With Christmas might be the most wonderful time of the year to ...
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Self-Care After Relapse
Family Psychology

Self-Care After Relapse

Self-Care After Relapse Just because you’ve relapsed doesn’t mean that you’ve failed and that everything is lost. You can still get back on track if ...
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In Crisis

In Crisis? If you feel you or someone else is at imminent risk there are a number of services and organisations who can help:Go to your local A&E

Call The Police 

Contact your local NHS Crisis Team 

Contact your local Single Point of Access; this is a relatively new service available in most Trusts aimed to streamline referrals 

If you need to talk to someone, there are a number of charitable organisations who can help:

Text THEMIX to 85258 – talking support for young people 

Call The Samaritans on 116123 or email jo@samaritans.org

Visit www.thecalmzone.net – The Campaign Against Living Miserably, specifically aimed at men under 45.

Call Family Lives on 0808 800 2222 – support for families and parenting. 

Childline – 0800 1111.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse you can contact Refuge on their 24 hour helpline 0808 2000247.

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