Resources for Recovery

It is no secret that the demand for NHS mental health services far outweighs their capacity to supply help and support; resulting in long waiting lists or rejection from services due to their need to prioritise the most pressing cases. I myself, since the turn of the year, have been rejected from my local eating … Read more

Small Steps and Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are such beautiful, adventurous creatures and I have been thinking a lot about how they embark on their journey through life with all its challenges. Recovery has been a journey of adventure and courage, taking small steps towards growth and daring to believe I will get to where I want to be. It … Read more

A Letter In A Lockdown

Written in June 2020 during lockdown. My last day of work was 21st March 2020. We had all been wondering when it would be. Those last 2 days felt like I was standing on the edge of a cliff wondering when I would just drop because I knew somehow, everything would be changed forever. During … Read more

So You’re Thinking Of Starting Therapy?

In a previous post I wrote for the Recover Clinic I shared my firm belief that everyone should have access to a therapist during difficult times in their life, and that having therapy should not be considered taboo or reflect weakness. I am privileged to be able to afford to meet with a private therapist … Read more