You have finally found the courage to book your first appointment with a psychologist or a psychotherapist. Meeting a new therapist for the first time often feels nerve-racking. This is entirely understandable as you may well disclose concealed fears and deeply intimate issues to someone that you have just met. Opening up to a stranger would […]
From early on in our development, many of us are socialised to the notion that the value of our worth as a person is conditional upon the achievements we make (or failure to do so!) and from our early childhood experiences, we construct psychological perspectives of who we believe we are (i.e. core beliefs).
So does […]
Written by Cognacity for Doctify
Anxiety is a normal but unpleasant feeling of unease, worry or fear that can range from mild to severe. It is a universal feeling driven by the evolutionary “fight-or-flight” response, which increases blood flow to muscles and suppresses irrelevant bodily functions (e.g. digestive system, which can cause nausea). In other words, […]
In a world where value-based consumerism rules and people want to confirm their decisions through reading reviews, peer recommendations can be an incredibly powerful tool. Peer Recommendations allow you to display an endorsement from your professional colleagues, helping to highlight your medical expertise.
Why patients love peer recommendations
A 2019 Harvard Business Review report found that fewer […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The benefits of a good night’s sleep are huge. Studies suggest that getting enough sleep can aid productivity, help with junk food cravings and even prevent Alzheimer’s. Losing sleep, for whatever reason, means that we have less energy and may lead to problems at work and at home.
Sleep disorders can range from insomnia to sleep […]
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 […]