Psychology And Wellbeing News

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Welcome to The Oxford Development Centre’s psychology and wellbeing central news feed. We’ll post all our latest articles, covering a wide range of topics, to this web page so it’s a useful web address for you to bookmark and share. We’ll feature news and updates from the therapies we tailor to use with our clients during our treatment sessions, such as our articles on The Comprehensive Resource Model and Calatonia. We’ve also got articles covering wellbeing techniques such as this one featuring a study on the effectiveness of mindfulness and one this exploring the benefits of yoga for trauma recovery.

Read on below to find all our previous articles, you can use the scroll buttons at the bottom of the page to reach the next page of archived articles. Happy browsing!

How Craniosacral Therapy Helps Healing – ‘Addiction: A Compassionate Approach’

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Craniosacral Therapy, PTSD, Wellbeing|

We're featuring Christina Sage's article from Fulcrum magazine, The Craniosacral Therapy Association's professional journal. 'Addiction: A Compassionate Approach', provides insight into how craniosacral therapy can be used to help heal trauma and related problems such as addiction and anxiety. To move through the pages of the article use the forward and back buttons at the bottom of the PDF reader. You can read more about Christina Sage and her Craniosacral [...]

Healing The Complex Trauma Of Holocaust And Genocide

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: Psychology News, PTSD, Trauma|Tags: |

A Talk On How Acts Of Human Atrocity Manifest As Complex Trauma Dr Claudia Herbert recently spoke about complex trauma at the Holocaust Memorial Day at Kingston University. The talk highlighted the deep rooted trauma which such acts of mass genocide leave behind for the survivors. The effects can span many generations and are felt across the whole of humanity as stories of the atrocities are uncovered. Following are some extracts [...]

Kingston Remembers The Holocaust

By |January 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology News|

Kingston University Honours the Victims & Survivors of the Holocaust On Sunday the 29th Kingston University will be honouring the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. Dr Claudia Herbert will be speaking at the event with this year's theme reflecting on how it is even possible to move forward from such traumatic events. The memorial event takes place on Sunday from 2.00 - 4.00 pm  at The Clattern [...]

‘HIV Nursing’ Review of ‘Living Confidently With HIV’ Book

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: HIV, Psychology News|

A 2016 edition of 'Living Confidently With HIV' Last year marked the release of the newest version of ‘Living Confidently With HIV - A Self-Help Book For People Living With HIV’. This is a book which Dr Claudia Herbert co-authored and we have been pleased with its positive reception by those dealing with HIV and also those working within the field of HIV treatment and care. "A book hoping to [...]

Calatonia And Subtle Touch Workshop

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: Calatonia, Psychology News|

We were recently lucky enough to have an in depth Calatonia and Subtle Touch training workshop with Anita Ribeiro-Blanchard here at The Oxford Development Centre. Anita is a skilled psychotherapist with a specialty in Calatonia and Subtle Touch which she learned under Dr Petho Sándor, the pioneering founder of the practice. The weekend long event gave all of our therapists the chance to build on their existing expertise and experience of working [...]

Yoga For Stress And Trauma Recovery

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Psychology News, PTSD, Trauma, Wellbeing|

The Health Benefits Of Yoga Regular yoga practice can be a powerful and transformative tool, both emotionally and physically. Yoga improves flexibility and strengthens our muscular systems, it boosts our immune systems and regulates our breathing, enhances our self esteem and focuses our minds. In fact there are so many positive benefits to yoga that it's worth exploring them in more depth in the article, 38 Health Benefits of Yoga. One benefit which [...]

Comprehensive Resource Model For Trauma Recovery

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Comprehensive Resource Model, PTSD, Trauma|

What Is The Comprehensive Resource Model? The Comprehensive Resource Model is an innovative and holistic therapeutic approach to help clients re-process and release the effects of traumatic events which they have experienced. Developed by Lisa Schwarz, an American psychologist who has for 28 years specialised in the field of severe dissociative disorders, the Comprehensive Resource Model is finding widespread approval from many respected psychologists and psychiatrists as it becomes increasingly well [...]

Mental Health In The Emergency Services

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Psychology News, PTSD|

Mind Research On Blue Light Mental Health Mental health charity, Mind, recently released the results of their research on mental health within the emergency services. The research revealed that emergency services personnel are more likely to experience mental health problems but they are less likely to take time off work as a result compared to the general population. This tendency to try to push through their mental health challenges can lead to [...]

Why Is Experiencing trauma so Impactful

By |May 12th, 2016|Categories: Trauma|

In the first of a series of blog posts exploring trauma reactions, we take a look at why it is that experiencing a traumatic life event can have such big psychological implications. Most people know through the media, that trauma is affecting many people at any given time. It is often only once somebody experiences a traumatic event themselves that they can fully empathise with the feelings that this can [...]