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Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe explains Mindfulness to Radio 2’s Steve Wright

Mindfulness was the topic for discussion earlier this week on BBC Radio 2's programme Steve Wright in the Afternoon.  Presenter Steve Wright interviewed mindfulness and meditation expert Andy Puddicombe, founder of Headspace, a digital site offering guided meditation training. Andy explained how taking just 10 minutes a day away from texting, phone calls, conversation and work to [...]

2017-05-10T13:41:17+00:00By |Categories: Mindfulness, Psychology News, Wellbeing|

Nail Biting in Children

Nail biting in childhood is very common - it's estimated that a third of children aged 7-10 years bite their nails and around 45% of teenagers.  The Boots Web MD website today published a useful article on "How to Stop Your Child Biting their Nails" by Siobhan Harris.  The feature discusses the triggers and effects [...]

2015-08-05T16:30:02+00:00By |Categories: Psychology News|

Mental Health Crisis Care “Inadequate”

BBC reports today say The Care Quality Commission (CQC)'s recent review of care provision found that 42% of mental health patients did not get the help they needed in times of crisis.  Patients suffering from panic attacks, psychotic episodes or feeling suicidal said they were kept waiting and did not feel they were treated with [...]

2015-06-16T08:48:26+00:00By |Categories: Psychology News|

The Oxford Development Centre Celebrates its 18th Anniversary

Oxfordshire’s longest established psychology consultancy, The Oxford Development Centre, is celebrating its 18th anniversary this month. Clinical Psychologist Dr Claudia Herbert founded the original centre in Witney in 1998 to provide high quality, research-based psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and other health professionals in a comfortable and welcoming, non-clinical, non-judgmental setting.  The practice offers comfy [...]

2015-06-10T08:58:56+00:00By |Categories: Psychology News|