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Therapy lounge

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You have now entered our Therapy lounge section. 

Here you can find out more about the various treatment and therapy options available for mental health service users, including the different types of medication used to treat people with mental health related problems.

Cognitive behavioural therapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) aims to change any thinking or behaviour patterns you have which might be worsening your problems.

Counselling is a type of talking therapy – you use the time with the counsellor to think about your situation and talk it through.

Psychotherapy helps people find new ways to think about how their feelings and thoughts are connected to their behaviour.

Some mental health conditions can be treated with medication, such as antidepressants or sedatives.

Anger management is used to help people to regain control over their temper, using talking treatments or teaching practical skills.

Family therapy involves working both with individuals and the people who are important to them.

EMDR therapy  helps people deal with troubling memories of difficult experiences that they may have had in the past.

Art, music and dance therapy helps people to express themselves in a way that they have not been able to before.

Self-esteem training aims to help you feel more positive about yourself by addressing negative feelings such as guilt, sadness and anger.