Children, teenagers and young adults talk about their mental health difficulties and how through a therapy called CBT, they have found a way of achieving their goals and making some positive and lasting changes.
Treating Social Anxiety Disorder with CBT
Social anxiety is more than shyness. It's a fear that doesn't go away and affects everyday activities, self confidence, friendships and school life. In this episode hosted by Dr Kate Donoghue, Rosie talks about her experience of living with social anxiety. She shares her understanding of what was keeping her social anxiety going and the strategies she used to overcome her fear of social situations
Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) with CBT
In this episode hosted by Dr Kate Donoghue, Maya talks about her experience of living with a psychological condition called Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). For Maya this involved an intense and obsessive preoccupation with the skin on her face. She shares how her perception of her skin impacted on her life and how through CBT she started to develop the understanding, tools and strategies to take control of her life again.
Treating Low Self-Esteem with CBT
In this episode hosted by Dr Kate Donoghue, Jessie talks about the impact of low self-esteem. She explains how she learned to challenge her negative view of herself and to develop self acceptance.
Treating Phobia with CBT
In this episode, hosted by Dr Kate Donoghue, Madeline talks about her struggles with a specific type of phobia called emetophobia (fear of vomiting).
Treating OCD with CBT
This episode discusses how children and young people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be helped with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
The episode is hosted by Dr Kate Donoghue of the Bristol CBT Clinic.
Treating Low Mood with CBT
Low Mood is one of the most common mental health problems and it often develops alongside anxiety. In this episode Gabriel talks about his low mood and how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) helped him.
More information about Boys In Mind, the charity that Gabriel mentions in the podcast, can be found by visiting their website at https://boysinmind.co.uk
Resources for young people who may be struggling with low mood: