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How can cancer impact your mental health?

Cancer’s impact 

Due to medical advances over the last few decades, around half the people diagnosed with cancer are expected to survive for 10 years or more. The decline in quality of life caused by both the diagnosis and treatments e.g. surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, sleep problems, pain, flu like […]

By |August 6th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|0 Comments

Divorce Therapy: For When the End of Your Relationship Feels Like Living in a War Zone

Written by Mr Chris Macgovern for Doctify
For some reason, our society often puts the greatest pressure on us when we are at our most vulnerable. This is the case when relationships end. We have to be at our most business-like, thinking calmly out into the future, just when our emotions are all over the place. Here, […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Divorce Therapy: For When the End of Your Relationship Feels Like Living in a War Zone

VIDEO: What is Anxiety and how can it be Reduced?

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
Anxiety is something that many people live with and have to conquer every day. Whether you suffer every so often in times of great stress or whether you feel crippled by it all the time, it can be debilitating. Luckily, there is help to be had. Psychologist Dr Brock Chisholm […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on VIDEO: What is Anxiety and how can it be Reduced?

Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

Written by Mr Gary Bloom for Doctify
Dry January is something that has taken off in recent years. For some the motivation behind it is to cut back after overindulging at Christmas. Others are sponsored to do it for charity. And then there are those that are doing it just to prove that they can. But […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

Mental Health: How can you tell if you have Bipolar Disorder?

Written by Dr Adil Jawad for Doctify
Mental health is still a subject that is approached with caution and sometimes even fear. The greatest tool to combat this wariness is to make sure we’re informed and educated. And considering that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Mental Health: How can you tell if you have Bipolar Disorder?

The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

Written by Dr Kate Potter for Doctify
Making new year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them is another matter. The idea that the clock strikes midnight on 31st December and we all wake up as brand new people on 1st January is not only silly but can also be harmful when we fail to live up to […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Written for Doctify

Have you finished watching Mindhunter yet? How about Stranger Things? And then there’s The Sinner, Big Mouth and countless other shows on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video. With the rise of 24/7 streaming capabilities, people have started to embrace the habit of “binge watching” television. Not only are we consuming more […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Is your Work Causing you to Suffer from Burnout?

Written by Dr Lisa Alfrey for Doctify
Its the end of the week. You’re excited for the weekend but half of you just wants to crawl under the covers and never come out again. Or perhaps you’re one of those Instagram influencers that keep popping up on our newsfeeds and you’re currently in Bali drinking Flat […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is your Work Causing you to Suffer from Burnout?

How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

The conversation around mental health is slowly improving. There definitely is less stigma and more understanding surrounding psychological issues but seeking help can still be a difficult step.

Convenience is important; your treatment should slot into your routine easily. As a result, finding a psychologist or mental health specialist near your home or work can be […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?

Written by Dr Bhavna Jaiswal for Doctify
We all know that one scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. No, not where they join the parade. Or drive Cameron’s dad’s red convertible through the window. Or where they bluff their way into the restaurant. I guess it has quite a few iconic scenes, actually. But the one […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?