Jan 31, 2020
Striving for achievement has got to be a good thing, right? But what if it starts to get in the way of our happiness? What if the standards we hold ourselves to are unattainable or unrealistic? What if we feel like we'll never measure up?
In this episode, Sam and Professor Roz Shafran speak to Dr Lucy Maddox about CBT...
Nov 19, 2019
How can a talking therapy help with a problem that feels as physical as chronic fatigue syndrome?
Ben Adams talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about overcoming his initial scepticism about CBT and why he's glad he did. Professor Trudie Chalder explains how cognitive behavioural therapy uses links between mind and body to be...
Sep 24, 2019
How do you talk about something in therapy when all you want to do is avoid thinking about it? And why might it help to be able to tackle it?
Nick Gilbert talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about how he sought help for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and his therapist, Dr Jen Wild, explains the theory behind the treatment,...
Aug 28, 2019
What are 'intrusive thoughts' (we all have them) and what has CBT for OCD got to do with a polar bear? People sometimes talk about being "a little bit OCD", but the reality of obsessive compulsive disorder is much more difficult than a tendency to line your pens up or be super tidy.
Ashley Fulwood talks to Dr Lucy...
May 16, 2019
Maggie's flat was so full that the council threatened to clear it out themselves. CBT helped her understand the reasons behind her hoarding disorder and start to let go of some of her possessions.
Maggie and Dr Victoria Bream speak to Dr Lucy Maddox.
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