Blog

Resolving Mental Health issues without drugs…..Is that possible? Yildiz Sethi

Resolving Mental Health issues without drugs…..Is that possible? Yildiz Sethi

There is a belief coming largely from the medical model of mental health that little can be done with many mental health conditions other than symptom management with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and medication. While I agree that a system of management is preferable to our history of asylums, prolonged mental turmoil, dysfunction and suffering, I don’t agree this is the only and the best way to deal with this in 2017.   What if there is a methodology that can…

Read More Read More

The Dance of Love

The Dance of Love

There is a cultural dream that we are conditioned into involving romantic love with a life partner. The idea of meeting the perfect partner is drip fed to us from an early age in fairy tales and continues into adulthood through magazines, books and films.   The problem is that this is a dream that is further driven by hormones and the mating instinct, which often results in disenchantment as fantasies of romance dissolve into reality, which is often disappointing….

Read More Read More

1 Time for Fast, Effective, Psychotherapy. EMI

1 Time for Fast, Effective, Psychotherapy. EMI

While there are many psychotherapies coming into the wellbeing field, some with original and revolutionary philosophies and practices with the capacity to inspire a whole new approach to mental health and wellness. Over the last few years there has been a wave of innovation in psychotherapy due to frustration over outdated, slow and cumbersome methodologies. Approaches unable to deal with complex real-life situations in a way that offers fast, effective change or recovery for a large proportion of the population….

Read More Read More

The value of cultivating your mind

The value of cultivating your mind

  Our minds are like a wild garden, full of thoughts and feelings, anxieties and distractions. I call this white noise. The white noise appears to come from nowhere and has a life of its own. We feel it just happens to us, that we have no control.   If I allow my suburban garden to go rampant, it becomes a jungle. The structure, form and pathways are lost. Alternatively when I choose to cultivate the plants I love, I…

Read More Read More

PR Self Care for Sustainability, Health and Growth .Yildiz Sethi

PR Self Care for Sustainability, Health and Growth .Yildiz Sethi

PR 9 March 2017 “Those who help others are prone to periods of sickness and ‘burnout’. A life purpose of helping others is often acompanied with great compassion for those who suffer. This often leads to a cycle of exhaustion that can easily lead to ‘burnout’ and frequent illness,” said psychotherapist Yildiz Sethi. Sethi asks: “How often do you feel drained, exhausted or get sick?” She says, “Most people in the helping professions struggle with finding a healthy balance. This includes how…

Read More Read More

The Complexity of Mental Health Issues PR

The Complexity of Mental Health Issues PR

PR 8 March 2017-03-07   The Big Taboo of Mental Health Yildiz Sethi   “Shame continues to surround emotional, psychological or relationship problems. There is a fear of revealing vulnerabilities and of being labelled or judged,” said psychotherapist Yildiz Sethi   “While the media is attempting to create a forum for discussion of mental health issues so as to normalise them, the structure of the mental health system and the medical model of treating such symptoms is problematic.”   “More…

Read More Read More