Carol Cattley describes her experiences of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression, and how it helped her to make positive changes in her own life, where previously she never thought possible.
CBT worked for me because I understood what was happening; it was a very clearly defined exercise. By the time I'd finished . . . I had definitely shaken a lot of things out of myself, and it had given me confidence in being able to help myself. You know, before I thought I couldn't actually help myself."
A thoughtful piece as always from Stephen Fry, discussing his experience of depression. Fry was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 1995 after suffering a nervous breakdown.MORE
"My pick for the single most effective treatment for managing stress is actually quite a simple one . . . change your thinking style." From Mike Evans, Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health, University of Toronto.MORE
Mark Williams, a professor of clinical psychology at Oxford University, talks about Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.MORE
A short film by TV production student, Andrew Moore, documenting the personal stories of two OCD sufferers, Michelle and Mary-Jo.MORE