Tackling Depression & Anxiety with CBT

CBT is a form of counselling and psychotherapy that stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. CBT is proven to be particularly effective for those who are experiencing depression and low mood, or anxiety and related issues such as social anxiety, health anxiety, panic, phobias, and obsessive compulsive disorder. It was developed by American psychiatrist Dr Aaron…

Acupuncture and the treatment of anxiety & depression

Introduction Depression and anxiety are common mental health issues, occurring in approximately 1 in 10 and 1 in 9 people respectively, in Ireland. Drugs are routinely prescribed for such illnesses so it’s reasonable to wonder how the ancient Chinese medical practice of acupuncture - the insertion of needles into specific places on the body -…