Language & Mental Health

Language & Mental Health

How Teenspeak Can Shut Down Conversations about Mental Health  By Alice Gamble  As an 18 year old, two of the most common phrases I hear in response to expressing something about your mental health are “same” and “mood”. For example:   Teen A: “I feel so...
Weird Psychology? EMDR for Trauma

Weird Psychology? EMDR for Trauma

It was about 10 years ago when I first heard, in passing, of a new therapy for psychological trauma which sounded more than a little strange. As far as I could understand, the main principles were that you waggled your fingers in front of your client’s face...