Tackling depression: Talk therapy or Antidepressants? Perhaps a brain scan will tell

Rapid developments in neuroscience are increasing knowledge of how the brain responds to different mental health interventions.

The below article explains recent research using a functional MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain scan to explore how some clients may respond better to talk therapy and others to medication when tacking depression.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170324083023.htm

Anger Management – keeping anger in check

Psychotherapist Karl Melvin explores practical tips for managing anger in this article from the journal.ie

Anger management is a complex issue & can be linked to many other underlying concerns, as varied as stress, insomnia, substance abuse and relationship problems.

For more information &  support with anger management please feel free to make contact to explore options to help tackle this often destructive mental health concern.

Mental health and third level students

An article in the Irish times highlighting the increasing strain on university counselling services in Ireland due to unprecedented demand for mental health support from students.

Please make contact with us here if you are facing a college waiting list and need support or advice on any of these issues.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/there-is-a-tsunami-of-third-level-students-with-mental-health-problems-1.2924516