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10 Common Misconceptions about Mental Health

November 20, 2017
Hands holding a mental health awareness ribbon

Despite its prevalence in the modern world, mental illness is still widely misunderstood. If this is to change, there must be a conscious and dedicated effort to educate society. Mental health courses such as the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding[...]
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How to become a CBT therapist

June 15, 2017
Our CBT training is convenient and online.

In 2017, one in four people in the UK will struggle with a mental health issue. Anxiety and depression have always affected human beings, but research has revealed that self-harm and suicidal thoughts are on the rise. Mental health in young people[...]
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How to get into counselling

April 19, 2017
How to start a career in counselling with an introductory course

What is counselling? Counselling is a type of therapy that encourages people to talk about their experiences, problems and feelings in a confidential setting. Clients use counselling to consider their own behaviour from new perspectives and to overcome difficult[...]
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What is cognitive behavioural therapy?

May 24, 2016
Cognitive behavioural therapy. Girl in the sunlight

Cognitive behavioural therapy is a type of counselling that helps people to change the way they think and act. It’s a combination of cognitive therapy and behaviour therapy. This type of therapy can be very effective for people suffering from anxiety[...]
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What are the symptoms of anxiety?

May 18, 2016
Symptoms of anxiety. Girl sitting by a window.

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, with a focus on relationships. We’re taking a look at the symptoms of anxiety, what to look out for in our friends and family and what we can do to help. Symptoms of anxiety include: Problems sleeping Restlessness Dizziness Irritability Tense[...]
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What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

February 3, 2016
post traumatic stress

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is often a highly overlooked and misunderstood condition. Post-traumatic stress disorder can be extremely debilitating for the person suffering from it. Luckily at Stonebridge, we offer a fascinating course that[...]
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Jobs in Advice and Guidance

December 21, 2015
jobs in advice and guidance

Our Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance (QCF) course will give you all the knowledge and skills required to apply for jobs in advice and guidance. There are numerous roles that look favourably on advice and guidance training. For example, these[...]
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Bullying and Self-Esteem

November 16, 2015
Self-esteem

There’s absolutely no doubt that bullying is a difficult and traumatic experience for anyone, regardless of age. It can happen in school, college, work, anywhere! It often tends to have a negative impact on self-esteem. To mark Anti-Bullying Week[...]
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Stress Management

November 6, 2015
stress management

Stress is arguably the most unpleasant feeling that we can experience on a daily basis. It can be highly debilitating. Luckily, we have lots of techniques for stress management. What is Stress? Stress is when you’re in a state of mental and emotional[...]
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National Stress Awareness Day

November 4, 2015
Stress Awareness

Our modern fast-paced lifestyles are full of work and commitments Free time is and ever-dwindling, it’s no wonder we’re getting stressed. According to a study 1 in every 3 people have said that they feel stressed. Stress is our body’s way of telling[...]
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